The Emergency Management curriculum offers an extensive array of training opportunities for State and local emergency managers, allied emergency response organizations, public officials, members of volunteer relief organizations, and business and industry professionals in related fields. (Click here for info on the Certificate in Emergency Management). The training courses provide the skills to build local teams and coalitions that respond natural and technological disasters. The focus is to build the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement policies, plans, and procedures to protect life and property through applications of sound emergency management principles in all phases of emergency management.
Business Contingency Planning
Being prepared can make the difference between being shut down for a few days, and losing employees, customers or worse, loss of the business completely. Of all businesses that close down following a disaster, it is estimated that more than 43 percent never reopen and an additional 29 percent close for good within two years. Unless small businesses protect their business from disasters, they risk losing it altogether.
A small investment of time will go along way toward averting serious damage to any business or company and minimize the disruption a disaster can cause. No matter how large or small the business owner must engage in a business contingency/continuity planning to identify what needs to be done to protect itself in the face of a disaster.
The University of Missouri can provide a variety of training programs designed to assist business and industrial employers to meet their fire, HAZWOPER, confined space rescue, and industrial safety training responsibilities. MU FRTI assists businesses, plants, and institutions to custom-design a training program to meet their specific needs.
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