Course dates: Wednesdays, Sept 16, 23, 30 and Oct 7, 2020
from 1:00pm – 2:30pm (EST)
The pandemic has had significant impacts on the programming of international mobility projects in all Canadian institutions. Start your September 2020 academic year on the right track by reviewing your institution’s risk management practices, and acquire the knowledge and skills to better manage the safety aspects of your international projects. This four-week online course with Aléas will help you improve your risk management practices, create the tools and implement the procedures and protocols that will allow your institution to be better prepared for future crises.
To ensure the quality of the course delivery this course will be limited to 40 participants. This course will only be offered in English, this fall. A minimum participation quota is required to deliver this course, we will contact you in this regard if necessary.
In order to fulfill their duty of care prescribed by the Canadian Criminal Code’s occupational health and safety legislation, and in order to ensure the safety of individuals engaged in international activity, organizations must carry out adequate risk management and have a security plan for their activities which, among other things, operationalizes risk management.
In order to support organizations in their risk management, Aléas offers a course divided into 4 modules during which participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their organization’s business methods  learn the best practices to implement. The delivery of the course will include a combination of video (asynchronous) and live sessions enriched by group discussions (synchronous).
The modules include the following topics:
- Crisis Management
- Monitoring and Evaluation
 Based on Aléas’ organizational assessment service.
The goal of this course is to guide you and your institution through the process of developing the best risk management practices and building the culture of safety within your organization. This will be accomplished by the following:
- Increasing knowledge of risk management
- Learning about international mobility risk management best practices
- Establishing a clear picture of the safety practices in place
- Validating the organization’s ability to meet its duty of care requirements
- Prioritizing the aspects to be developed in order for the organization to reach its safety objectives
- Providing guidance to make informed decisions
- Developing knowledge in order to improve the organization’s risk management practices by developing its Safety Plan of International Activities
Each institution can register up two team members. There will be an additional fee of $500 for each additional institutional representative. Please send the name and email of your additional institutional team member(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can register them for this course.