EMG103 Emergency Management Plan Development (8)

This subject provides the skills and knowledge to develop an emergency management plan for a community/enterprise. This will include an examination and application of the emergency management planning process, the specification of emergency management needs for a community/ enterprise, resource availability, needs ratification, emergency management organisational design, the selection of emergency management strategies and planning implementation.


Session 2 (60)
Manly Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMG103. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Assumed Knowledge

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to work with communities/enterprises to develop emergency management plans in response to risk assessment and vulnerability analysis;
  • be able to select, explain, and apply the techniques and strategies of risk management in emergency management planning;
  • be able to develop recovery strategies to address areas of risk and vulnerability;
  • be able to analyse contemporary emergency plans in order to maintain and improve practice; and
  • be able to critically analyse and reflect on own professional performance.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Hazard analysis and risk/emergency management planning
  • Review of hazard analysis and risk identification
  • Principles of risk/emergency management planning
  • Project definition
  • Formation of a planning group
  • Resource requirements and resource availability for effective risk/emergency management
  • Formulation of an risk/emergeny management plan

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EMG103 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Project definition
Emergency management plan

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.