Risk Management of Natural Hazards

To provide students with an integrated and holistic view of risk management applied to natural hazards

Duration : 5 days

Countries Running the Course

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Executive and middle manager, specialists, safety managers, risk and consulting engineers, underwriters, consultants of insurers

Basic understanding and experience in at least one aspect of practical safety management

At the end of the course the students will:
• understand risk management in form and content
• be familiar with the regulatory framework and the standards
• know the basics of risk perception
• be able to understand, classify and communicate natural hazards in the holistic view of other existing system risks
• know methods of qualitative and quantitative risk assessment of natural hazards (risk analysis and rating)
• understand and be able to implement risk optimized safety measures: avoid, transfer, mitigate or retain the residual risk (i. e. crisis management and emergency planning)
• be able to propose, evaluate and prioritise adequate safety measures for the recognised risks by cost-effectiveness criteria
• be able to use risk management as a company management tool

Different methods of risk assessment and risk evaluation
• Risk management as a process
• Risk optimized safety measures
• Insurance and natural hazards
• Regulatory framework and standards
• Risk perception
• Crisis and risk communication
• Integrate risk management of natural hazards into other existing system risks
• Case study: safety risk management with special focus on natural hazards

Written examination plus a case study presented in writing or orally

Optional subtitle «Risk Manager of Natural Hazards CFPA-E»