Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Wetenschap en Techniek
campus Spoor Noord Ellermanstraat
Ellermanstraat 33 - 2060 Antwerpen
Calamities & crisis management21049/1674/1920/1/14
Study guide

Calamities & crisis management

Academic year 2019-20
Is found in:
  • International programmes Science and Technology, programme stage 3
In other study programme:
  • Bachelor of Integral Safety as Calamities & crisis management
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 5 credits
Teaching staff: Hermans Geert, Van der Sypt Gert
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.10.2019 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: This course unit is eligible for compensation according to the compensated fail criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 130,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

The student explains and interprets the distinctive features of various types of emergencies, in particular large-scale (industrial) accidents.
The student explains and reports on the requirements relating to internal and external emergency plans and the roles and responsibilities of the different actors.
The student composes and directs, as safety officer, an internal emergency plan.
The student explains and formulates proposals in relation to the process of crisis management and the associated roles of the safety officer.
The student explains who and why they are the right people to talk during a crisis.
The student describes an appropriate way of functioning in a team during a crisis.
The student formulates meaningful lessons for the future on the basis of a thorough reflection about their own experiences during a crisis.
The student describes adequately how to function in a crisis situation and formulate proposals for improvement.

Educational organisation (list)

Exam duration
Estimated time for testing2,50 hours
Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials42,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours85,50 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearKnowledge test100,00Dit examen wordt (deels) schriftelijk, digitaal en/of mondeling afgenomen. Tenzij het technisch niet mogelijk is.
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge test100,00Dit examen wordt (deels) schriftelijk, digitaal en/of mondeling afgenomen. Tenzij het technisch niet mogelijk is.