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Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program
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  • 1. D ISASTER AND E MERGENCY M ANAGEMENT “ Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program” by Prof Dr Seval SOZEN, Head of Disaster Management Program Dr Hikmet ISKENDER Vice Director of ITU-DMC
  • 2. BACKGROUND
  • 3. BACKGROUND The name of this program has been updated as “ Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program ” after the first graduates in order to fit to the present needs. I TU , following the establishment of Disaster Management Center in 2001, has initiated the Disaster and Emergency Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program thought in English, to educate qualified E mergency M anagers ready for every stage of I ntegrated E mergency M anagement in E mergency and D isaster cases, with great support from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2002 and contributions of Oklahoma State and Texas A&M Universities .
  • 4. MISSION
    • to create an educated human resource potential in the field of disaster management for our country, which is frequently subjected to man-made or natural disasters,
    • to lead to the establishment of “Emergency Manager" profession and to contribute to the development of the Turkish terminology in disaster management.
    Specific mission of the Disaster Management Non-Thesis Graduate Program, which is conducted in a multi-disciplinary approach, is
  • 5. MISSION
    • who has knowledge on natural and technological disasters and resulting physical conditions;
    • who is qualified to take effective role in preparation, reduction of damage and intervention; previous to, during and after the disaster in a way to minimize the environmental impacts as well as life and property losses;
    • who can be effective not only limited to scientific, technical and technological basis but also social, economical and communicative aspects;
    • who can work individually or collectively in the field of emergency and disaster management, and
    • who has the self-confidence to work in every part of the globe.
    Within the scope of this mission, it is aimed to raise graduates ;
  • 6. ABOUT US After the earthquake, 31 academicians of different specialties from our university has received theoretical and applicatory training in the field of disaster and emergency management for a year within the scope of the collaboration with FEMA in order to fill the occupational vacancies in emergency and disaster management related managerial and planning as well as specialists . Disaster Management education and research in our country has gained great acceleration following the 1999 Kocaeli earthquake.
  • 7. ABOUT US The structure of the program and the curriculum has been updated according to the present needs. In accordance with the application at ITU, 30 % of the courses in this program are taught in English. As a result of this cumulative knowledge, it is aimed to educate qualified persons with the initiation of Disaster Management Program at graduate level in order to disseminate the disaster management basis.
  • 8. NON THESIS GRADUATE PROGRAM
    • Research T opics
    • Fundamentals of disaster and emergency management
    • Legal dimensions of disaster and emergency management
    • Social and economical dimensions of disaster
    • Risk evaluation
    • Fundamentals and applications of damage reduction
    • Industrial risk management
    • Environmental problems in disaster management
    • Disaster information systems
    • Disaster and emergency management financing and budgeting
  • 9. NON THESIS GRADUATE PROGRAM
    • Who can benefit
    • All engineering fields
    • All fundamental and applicatory sciences
  • 10. DISASTER MANAGEMENT NON THESIS GRADUATE PROGRAM COURSE SCHEDULE
  • 11. STRUCTURE
    • 36 credits in 4 semesters
    • min 50% of the total is compulsory
    • min 30% of the total is in English
    • non-credit graduation project
  • 12. FALL SEMESTER, COMPULSARY (3+0) Social Dimensions of Disasters (3+0) Principles of Risk Management (3+0) Principles and Practices of Hazards Mitigation (3+0) Principles of Disaster and Emergency Management Credits Course Name
  • 13. FALL SEMESTER, ELECTIVE (3+0) Managerial Decision Making and Communication Skills in Emergency Management (3+0) Individual and Community Disaster Education (3+0) Tourism and Emergency Management (3+0) Building Disaster Resilient Communities (3+0) Fire Risks and Management (3+0) Crisis Management, Disaster Recovery and Business Continu i ty Credits Course name
  • 14. SPRING SEMESTER, COMPULSARY (3+0) Research and Analysis Methods in Emergency Management (3+0) Disaster Response Operations and Management (3+0) Policies in Disaster Management Credits Course name
  • 15. SPRING SEMESTER, ELECTIVE (3+0) Human Resources in Disaster Management (3+0) Emergency Management Technology (3+0) H ydrometeorological Disasters (3+0) Earthquake Hazard Management (3+0) Environmental Hazards and Emergency Management (3+0) Public Administration and Emergency Management Credits Course name
  • 16. Thanks

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