Why enroll in a Disaster Management Master course?

After graduating from our Master in Disaster Management, fully operational professionals will be able to anticipate and manage major crises which have health and environmental consequences for the affected countries and often turn into humanitarian emergencies.

Preparedness, Response and Recovery are the three key words which summarize our core training.
Our students will deepen their knowledge base and will be able to directly integrate the international dimension which is a given in with large-scale crises, and be able to act as project managers.

The program integrates up-to-date risk analysis methods, and the various competences and skills needed to assess the on-site risks and propose solutions for risk reduction and preparedness planning, and vulnerability evaluation.
It also incorporates emergency humanitarian techniques required in crisis situations, usually conflicts or natural disasters.
At the end of the training, students will be able to adequately analyze:

  • Different types of risks and their potential consequences,
  • Technical, human and organizational vulnerabilities that affect individual and corporate
  • Ability to return to a normal situation,
  • Human perceptions influencing risk assessment

Career opportunities after your Risk Management Master

  •  Emergency management specialist
  •  Emergency dispatcher
  •  Junior Project manager
  •  Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 

In your Disaster Management training, you will:

  • Develop your knowledge of engineering techniques, especially as it applies to disaster management, environmental impact, social sciences in the specific field of disaster and crisis management, in the context of emergency management;
  • Develop an understanding of disaster management and response operations, in all their technical, economic, organizational and regulatory dimensions;
  •  Develop an understanding of the specific strategy and methodology which need to be deployed for the assessment, mitigation and risk reduction management techniques;
  • Develop an understanding of related issues, such as ethics, communication, waste management, environmental impact, project management, geo-information, emergency health and medicine;
  •  Learn risk analysis methods;
  • Develop your ability to lead a complex project in compliance with quality procedures, integrating standards and regulations;
  • Develop a sense of responsibility, decision-making abilities; and an ability to act effectively in crisis and emergency situations;
  • Develop a readiness to integrate directly into a working life, into an organization in which you will evolve, handling project management and communication tasks;
  • Develop a strong ability to work seamlessly in an international context: fluency in the English language, cultural and international awareness, as well as your knowledge of French culture & language;  
  • Develop your written and oral communication skills;
  • Learn to present and argue a case convincingly in front of an audience, write and present a summary document, communicate and explain decisions.