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What have we learned this week?

A short review of the week’s learning
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This week you have …
  • Reviewed the component parts of risk management in an emergency incident context
  • Considered the impact of societal pressures upon risk managers – how increased legislation, regulation and media scrutiny has resulted in a complex operating environment
  • Discovered how the guidance and standards such as ISO 31000 can help us to assess and treat risks in terms of both impact and likelihood
  • Discussed the incident command system and considered it against the activity/time curve for emergency incidents of all durations
  • Debated whether learning from past experiences isbeneficial, and seen that such processes are complex and affected by many things

Your task

What was the most important lesson you learned this week?
This week you have …

  • Reviewed the component parts of risk management in an emergency incident context
  • Considered the impact of societal pressures upon risk managers – how increased legislation, regulation and media scrutiny has resulted in a complex operating environment
  • Discovered how the guidance and standards such as ISO 31000 can help us to assess and treat risks in terms of both impact and likelihood
  • Discussed the incident command system and considered it against the activity/time curve for emergency incidents of all durations
  • Debated whether learning from past experiences isbeneficial, and seen that such processes are complex and affected by many things

Your task

What was the most important lesson you learned this week?
© Coventry University. CC BY-NC 4.0
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