An-Najah National University, recently offered a two-credit-hour free course titled: "Risk Assessment and Management" for the second semester for the academic year 2019-2020.
The course aims to develop students' knowledge and skills in risk assessment and management to deal with natural and unnatural disasters.
It includes the application of accident theories in the analysis of accident causation, accident investigation techniques, inspections and audits, and practical approaches to risk assessment and management, including disaster and emergency planning.
The course also covers several topics most important are: the importance and role of national and international legislation in risk management, and the relationship between sustainable development and disaster risk management.
On successful completion of the course, students will be able to examine features of risk/safety management systems, use a case study approach to accident investigation and reporting, and design and implement a disaster management plan as well as examine various approaches to safety auditing, to be able to make appropriate choices.
Throughout the course, examples of natural and unnatural disasters are drawn from the world, enabling students to consolidate theoretical and practical knowledge of risk assessment and management.
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