CMCEP - Senior Course on Crisis Management and Civil Emergency Planning

The aim of the course is to provide the participants with an enhanced knowledge base and analytical tools for effective and legitimate crisis management and civil emergency planning.

About the course

The course offers the participants a comprehensive overview of strategic Crisis Management (CM) and Civil Emergency Planning (CEP) with the objective of increasing the participants' knowledge and understanding of the various parts and linkages and to provide analytical tools for effective and legitimate crisis management with a focus on civil emergency planning and strategic risk- and crisis communication.

The course methodology is a combination of lectures, facilitated discussions, and scenario-based learning. The extensive use of facilitated discussions and various forms of group work in scenario-based learning modules requires active participation to support learning objectives.

The participants

The course is part of the Swedish contribution to Partnership for Peace (PfP) and is primarily open for PfP and NATO member countries. If the number of participants from mentioned countries is not filled, applicants from other countries may be considered.

Invited participants are leaders and decision-makers from governments, agencies, organisations, and private actors engaged in crisis management and civil emergency planning regarding societal security.

Administrative matters

The course will be held at the premises of the Institute for National Defence and Security Policy Studies at the Swedish Defence University (SEDU) in Stockholm.

The course is run on behalf of the Swedish Ministry of Defence.

Dates

The 2018 course will be be held between 23 - 27 April (5 days).

Application

The application process for the 2017 course is now closed. The application process for the 2018 course will open in January 2018.

Course information

Extent

23 - 27 April 2018. One week (5 days).

Pace

Full time

Qualification

The participants are required to have extensive knowledge and experience in the fields covered in the course. The course methodology is a combination of lectures, facilitated discussions, and scenario-based learning. Very good proficiency in English is a requirement.

Study location

Stockholm, Sweden

Study language

English

Cost

The course is free of charge. However, participants are expected to cover their own travel costs and costs for board and lodging.

Information

In a limited number of cases, where sufficient funds are not available, scholarships may be granted to cover part of these expenses. Application for scholarship must be indicated in the application form, under General Information. Participants who are granted a scholarship will be informed of this in their Letter of Confirmation.

Responsible department

Department of Security, Strategy and Leadership

Contact

Kumlien, Ulrika