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Strategic Crisis Management:  Incorporating Security & Major Emergency Response

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

Strategic Crisis Management:
Incorporating Security & Major Emergency Response

Essential Skills for all Emergency Responders

Scheduled Dates

26 Feb - 01 Mar 2024 Online $3,950
29 Apr - 03 May 2024 Online $3,950
24 - 28 Jun 2024 Online $3,950
24 - 28 Feb 2025 Online $3,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Online Training Course?

Crisis Management Team (CMT) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) Leaders need access to the right information, at the right time, and at the right level of detail, to make the right decisions. The value of good crisis leadership has been proven over past years. It is accepted that the increasing range of potential incidents and emergencies which could affect business, disrupt production and affect global reputation are becoming increasingly complicated.

This PetroKnowledge online training course will teach you that Strategic Crisis Management is the identification, selection and implementation of yours, and the organisation’s goals and objectives, and how utilising your authentic Leadership qualities you will be able to deliver great outcomes so successfully dealing with any Crisis.

This PetroKnowledge online training course will feature:

  • How to be successful in the Four critical areas of Emergency Response
  • Utilise the Five Levels of Leadership to get the maximum from your Teams
  • Fourteen characteristics you need to learn to be an effective Crisis Leader
  • How to avoid mismanagement and so make a bad situation worse
  • Rapidly establishing options, making judgements, redefining standards
  • Analysis of the human factor, psychological readiness, discipline & leadership

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

By the end of this PetroKnowledge online training course, participants will be able to:

  • Acquire an in-depth knowledge of Strategic Crisis Management
  • Develop strategies so you and your team respond efficiently and effectively
  • Analyse Five deadly leadership behaviours and Six winning strategies in a crisis
  • Implement the Five major functional areas of Incident Command Systems
  • Plan for more beneficially rewarding multi-agency exercises
  • Effectively use advanced techniques that will improve leadership performance at that critical time

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Online Training Course for?

Anyone who find themselves responsible for leading on, or implementing Crisis Management, Emergency Response and Business Continuity/Recovery mechanisms.

This PetroKnowledge online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Fire Management Professionals
  • Security Management Professionals
  • Health, Safety and Environment personnel
  • Operation, Asset and Facility Professionals
  • Risk, Marketing and Insurance Professionals
  • Designated Incident, Emergency and Crisis Response Professionals
  • Line Managers and Supervisors and other professionals wishing to appraise their comprehension of Emergency Response
  • Professionals who have been allocated crisis management tasks yet have had insufficient time to devote to the subject

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Online  Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location.

Organisational Impact

Emergencies and Crises can happen at any time and can vary in size and complexity. Emergency situations sometimes occur suddenly, requiring a swift multi-agency response; rapid incident response may take a short time, but the recovery can last for many days .  It is critical therefore that the organisation clearly demonstrates:

  • Efficient crisis leadership
  • Command and Control
  • Effective deployment of Emergency Response and Crisis Management Teams
  • How to provide a caring and humanitarian outlook
  • How to launch swift recovery operations
  • Techniques to mitigate the full range of risks and hazards
  • Organisational methodologies to placate issues before they develop into crises

Personal Impact

Simply following a template or Emergency Plan is not always sufficient unless it is fully understood and coordinated with those many persons and agencies tasked within the plan on-site and local or community responding agencies off-site.  Emergency Teams must realise that not all emergency conditions can be anticipated and therefore an emergency situation may arise that is not specifically covered in the Plan:

  • Rapid decision making, knowing when and how to delegate and involve others
  • Exercising leadership and personnel management in crisis situations
  • Situation size-up, assessment and reporting
  • Assessing, prioritising and managing risks before, during and after
  • Manage group dynamics and thinking
  • Team development and motivation

Daily Agenda

Day One: Evaluate, Mitigate and Responding to Challenges

  • Understanding Strategic Crisis Management
  • Consider the complete range of risks to your organisation
  • CMT and ERT - Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issues management, master this before it becomes a Crisis
  • Who else inside and outside the organisation should be involved?
  • Five deadly Leadership behaviours & Six winning strategies
  • Understanding 'denial-curve' and 'group-think' syndromes

Day Two - Planning & Security, who and what else should be considered?

  • Security Management & Asset Protection
  • Case Studies, why some companies fail, and others survive?
  • Based on the previous module, self-evaluation questionnaire
  • Developing, improving & implementing Emergency Response Plans
  • Business Continuity Management (BCM) Strategies
  • Case Study and Workshop

Day Three - Crisis Communications & Incident On-Scene Management

  • Incident Command Systems (ICS)
  • On Scene Crisis Management, essential elements for success
  • Emergency Communication Centres, avoiding the ten most common mistakes
  • Reputation Management - Managing Social Media.
  • Press Conference & step by step guidance on how to conduct TV interviews
  • Case Study
  • Exercise: Crisis Communications Strategy

Day Four – The Human Factor - What Can Go Right and What can go Wrong

  • Alerting and Warning
  • Evacuation Strategies
  • Major Incident Simulation - Role Playing Workshop
  • Psychological & Welfare concerns in Crisis Management
  • How to improve staff morale and confidence in the process
  • Questionnaire, are your batteries in good condition?
  • Corporate Case Study – when the board get it wrong

Day Five – Crisis Management Plan Testing, Training and Exercising

  • Case Studies x 3 with the same root cause, are we learning?
  • Exercises: a programme of learning and of validating plans and procedures;
  • How to get advantageous results from an exercise
  • Post Incident evaluations, de-briefing skills, managing hot & cold de-briefs
  • Critique report writing, executive summaries and key recommendations
  • Closing the loop. Implementing recommendations, continuing the process



  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to

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