Free E-learning Course on ‘Understanding Risk’

  • Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 14402
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

Overall introduction

This is an eleven-series course by Resilience and Disaster Risk Management Learning Lab. These online facilitated and self-paced courses are projected to strengthen your knowledge as a resilience and disaster risk management expert. The World Bank, over the last decade, in collaboration with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), acted as a global leader in evaluating exposure to risks and addressing disaster hazards which proves the importance of these topics.

Topics: Urban Development

Focus regions: Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, and others.

Provider: World Bank Group

Language: English

Learning mode: self-paced e-learning

About this course

In this course, you will learn how to identify the characteristics of risk, how the information achieved is used to evaluate risk in its totality, and how this information helps in addressing risk. The course offers a primary understanding and knowledge of the course concepts and themes around DRM today. Additionally, this course will allow attendees to explore: the models and mini-case histories applied to Disaster Risk Management including functions of the Risk, Exposure, and Susceptibility model as described via interactive case studies and exercises.

Main course contents

  • Identification of risk characteristics
  • The use of characteristics information in evaluating and addressing the risk
  • A foundational introduction to course ideas and concepts
  • Exploration of models and mini-case histories applied to DRM

How to apply?

Interested individuals can apply for this course very easily and get the course started just by completing an enrolment.

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