Free (certificate fee: USD$ 29, optional)
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, Chinese, Italian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Spanish
This course introduces basic concepts and principles of communicating during a global crisis or emergency. It is offered by Emory University through Coursera, an online education platform.
The course describes effective communication strategies using examples to aid in developing behaviors aimed at minimizing risk of health in an emergency situation. The participants are taught how a communication plan is prepared to identify communication channels, role of communicators in an organizational process in the event of a crisis. Additionally, the course illustrates risk communication strategies outlined in International Health Regulations through real life scenarios of emergency situations.
Some of the course contents are: