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Risk and Crisis Management


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Failing to acknowledge the possibility of unlikely events is often the reason many organisations are underprepared and ill-equipped when facing a crisis. Yet, if there’s one thing that businesses should take away from the COVID-19 global health crisis, it’s the critical need to have strategies in place for the likelihood of potential risks.

The Risk and Crisis Management online certificate course from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is designed to equip you with accountability and responsibility strategies to mitigate the impact of unforeseen risks and crises in your organisation. Drawing on both private and public sector examples, the course provides you with an intensive, interdisciplinary perspective on the subject. Over eight weeks, you’ll learn from expert LSE faculty as you gain an in-depth understanding of key academic debates and central approaches to risk and crisis management to take forward into your current business strategies.

Is this course for you?

The design of this course is suited to professionals in a variety of industries across the corporate environment, and in the public and non-profit sectors. Any professional looking to move into the risk or crisis management space will benefit from an intensive introduction to this subject. Leaders and executives who want to play a more active role in managing risk within their businesses will benefit from improving their understanding of risk and crisis strategies. This course is also applicable to analysts and consultants who currently deal with risk management and want to optimise their skills

This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 95 hours of learning.

Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points

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