Disaster Preparedness for Business


40% of businesses do not recover from a disaster. The purpose of this 1 1/2 - 2 hour online e-learning course is to discuss what man-made and natural disasters are and how to deal with the consequences.

A complete course on disaster preparedness for business could take several days. The goal of this course is to provide an overview of disaster preparedness for businesses -- discussing the challenges, identifying the elements of preparedness, and recommending many of the significant steps that need to be taken to protect life and business assets.

  • Contact Hours/REHS Contact Hours: 2.0 hours
  • Accreditation Agency:  Phylmar Academy, a division of The Phylmar Group, Inc

Who Will Benefit from This Course?

Management and workers who are involved in or interested the reduction of harm and the recovery of the business from a man-made or natural disaster.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

A.  Describe the Disaster Management Cycle.

B.  List the types of disasters your business may be vulnerable to.

C.  Implement an assessment of your structures and procedures to determine weaknesses that need to be mitigated.

D.  Identify the components of a Disaster Preparedness Plan and use them in development for your plan.

E.  Use the information provided in this course and the links to additional resources (such as self-assessments and cost estimates) to begin the disaster planning process for your business.

F.  Implement your plan, thereby improving your outcomes in saving lives, structures, and your business.

Topics Include


          1.  Common Types of Disasters

           2.  Introduction to the Disaster Management Cycle


          1.  Earthquakes

          2.  Fires

          3.  Floods

          4.  Hurricanes

          5. Tornadoes

          6.  Active Shooters


          1.  Steps You Need to Take

          2.  Mitigation

          3.  Developing Your Disaster Recovery Plan

          4.  Planning Practicum

          5.  Implementing Your Plan


1-2 Seat - $139 per seat

3-9 Seat - $129 per seat

10-19 Seat - $119 per seat

20+ Seats - $99 per seat

For bulk pricing or to license the course for unlimited users, please contact info@phylmar.com for additional discounts.

The course certificate of completion acknowledges completion of a specific course; it does not certify the participant to perform any particular work or task.

regular price $139.00

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