Learn the basic concepts and structure of emergency management in Canada. Explore the framework, principles and components involved in effectively managing emergencies or disasters, whether in a government, community agency, industry, or business context. This independent study course is suitable for anyone pursuing a career in Emergency Management, and serves as a prerequisite course for many of the other JIBC Emergency Management Division courses. (Formerly EM110;EM700) COURSE FORMAT: This 7-hour self-paced course is available part-time online or by correspondence, and includes an exam. ONLINE: The online format of this course is self-paced and part-time. An email address is required for students taking online courses. Students will receive their login instructions by email shortly after completing the registration process. If an email is not received, please contact the registration office at firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-528-5590 or 1-877-528-5591. NOTE: Students will need to complete the course and the exam prior to the class end date. CORRESPONDENCE: The correspondence format of this course is self-paced and part-time. To receive the course materials and exam by correspondence, contact the Emergency Management Division at 604-528-5797. OTHER INFO: All course materials will be provided and no special equipment is required. Please note that all Emergency Management Division courses require 100% attendance.