• Economic Disaster Resilience and Recovery- ONLINE Course

Economic Disaster Resilience and Recovery- ONLINE Course

  • January 19, 2021
  • February 22, 2021
  • Online through the University of Calgary

Economic Disaster Resilience and Recovery

Disasters do not discriminate.

Floods, wildfires and other natural disasters can happen without warning. Factory closures, cyber security breaches, pandemics and major industry shifts can also cause significant economic disruptions. 

Are you prepared? A disaster can happen anytime, anywhere, and its economic impacts can be catastrophic.

This course is designed to help elected officials, economic development officers and other community leaders prepare for and recover from a disaster. It delivers both theoretical and practical steps to help lessen damages to your local economy.

Who should attend?

·         Economic Developers

·         Elected Officials

·         CAOs / City Managers

·         Emergency Managers

·         Chamber and other business support organizations

·         Urban planners

·         Economic development committee members

·         Civic organizations

·         Post secondary institutions

·         Other key community stakeholders that have a role to play in business and economic recovery 

Course Learning Outcomes

The primary goal of this course is to provide participants with a basic understanding of:

  1. An introduction to community economic resilience
  2. Phases of a disaster in the context of economic recovery and development
  3. Government roles and responsibilities after a disaster
  4. Business assistance before and after a crisis
  5. Crisis communications
  6. Community recovery opportunities 

To register: https://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=57517619

Instructor: Leann Hackman-Carty

Your Economic Development Network in Alberta


Toll Free Phone: 1.866.671.8182


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