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Skip to 0 minutes and 12 seconds Hello, and congratulations again for finishing this short course on Resilience, Security, and Emerging Technologies. I hope you found this course stimulating as we move beyond the current threats and consider the future threats. So far we’ve examined the role of governance, risk perception, decision-making, and building resilience. We’ve identified some of the risks stakeholders might face in relation to resilience challenges, and we’ve touched on the impact of emerging technologies on future resilience. In our opening scenario videos we’ve identified some of the challenges and problems that stakeholders might face in relation to a global financial crash, and we’ve considered the issues of security and resilience in different parts of the world.

Skip to 1 minute and 0 seconds We’ve introduced you to Francisco’s story, and the impact of policy development on societal security and governance. We’ll explore these and other issues as we follow this story to its conclusion. If you’re staying with us I look forward to rolling back the curtain and showing you a picture of what the future could look like. You may also consider signing up for the full MSc in Emergency Management and Resilience, and whether you are leaving us here or continuing with your studies on this module, please let me leave you with this

Skip to 1 minute and 32 seconds thought: the reality of a utopian or dystopian future is somewhat in our fate. From a global perspective we need to better manage the opportunities and the threats that we may face - we owe it to ourselves and to future generations. Goodbye for now.

Course summary

Congratulations on completing this short course.

In the video, Wayne Harrop thanks you for taking part in the course and invites you to continue your online study with Coventry University.

Continuing your learning

This is the introductory two-week course of the program Resilience, Security & Emerging Technologies, which forms part of the online MSc Emergency Management and Resilience degree offered by Coventry University.

It is a fully online postgraduate course aimed at humanitarian emergency professionals who want to deepen their knowledge and acquire an internationally recognised qualification.

If you would like to continue your learning, you can register your interest or apply. We look forward to seeing you on future courses.

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