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Emergency Preparedness for Heritage Organisations
Do you struggle to stay on top of emergency preparedness for your collections?  Are you facing challenges in prioritising emergency planning and training for your team? In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to develop an emergency management program for your collections. It will provide you with the necessary tools to assess risks to your collections, create an operational emergency response plan, and design a comprehensive training program for your team.
In this course you will learn: 
  • How to identify, analyse, and evaluate risks to collections in practice and how to incorporate the results of the risk assessment into your emergency planning. You will learn how to develop cost-effective mitigation strategies and effectively communicate risks to stakeholders
  • How to develop an effective emergency plan fort collections, considering the key emergency response capabilities required to effectively prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters 
  • You will learn what kind of training is required for efficient emergency response, beyond practical salvage and emergency drills. You will learn different strategies of how and when to introduce these training sessions to your team so that they have a maximum impact on emergency preparedness. 
In this course, you will also learn: 
  • What time and resources are required to stay on top of emergency planning and preparedness 
  • How to structure your emergency team so that they can respond to larger incidents effectively
  • What role leadership and communication play in emergency response.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for all those working in museums, libraries, archives and historic houses who are actively involved in emergency planning and response in their organisations. 
If you would like to organise this course specifically for your organisation, please contact us.  
Emergency Preparedness for Heritage Organisations
The Americas 

Date: Monday 16th October 2023
Time: 12:00 - 18:00 (New York and Ottawa)
           09:00 - 15:00 (Los Angeles)

Venue: Online
Cost: USD 200, CAD 270
Emergency Preparedness for Heritage Organisations
Europe and UK

Date: Monday 23rd October 2023
Time: 09:00 - 15:00 (London time)
           10:00 - 16:00 (Brussels time)

Venue: Online
Cost: GBP 160, EUR 185
Emergency Preparedness for Heritage Organisations

Date: Thursday 9th November 2023
Time: 11:00 - 17:00 (Auckland, New Zealand)
           09:00 - 15:00 (Sydney)

Venue: Online
Cost: NZD 330, AUD 305
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