Department of Information and Communication Technology, Royal Institute of Management is pleased to announce a short workshop on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” for the Senior Government Officials under the UN APCICT Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders programe .
ICT for Disaster Risk Management module 9 is developed and supported by UN-APCICT. The course aims to:
- Provide an overview of DRM;
- Present an approach of identifying information needs in DRM, and then matching the needs
- with ICTs;
- Describe and provide examples of existing ICT applications for DRM; and
- Raise policy considerations (benefits and barriers) for employing ICTs in DRM
By the end of the workshop, students will be able to:
- Identify and describe the major activities in DRM (mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery);
- Identify some of the information challenges in DRM;
- Discuss the relevance and usefulness of ICT applications for DRM;
- Understand the policy issues for creating a suitable ICT framework for supporting DRM; and
- Know the major regional and international cooperation mechanisms for the use of ICTs in DRM.
This workshop is designed to be taken in a 3 day session in which entire module will be covered including intensive discussions of relevant case studies of specific ICT applications in DRM.
Mode of Teaching:
The mode of teaching will be a mix of following teaching and learning approach.
- Classroom based lecture
- Case based
- Experiential based learning
This course is free. DSA will be paid by RIM (only for civil servants).
Tentative Course dates:
5th March to 7th march. Dates is subjected to change depending on the number of participants.
Registration will be closed on February 28.2018