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We are living through a global crisis, now learn how the system works
Responding to the need for increased interoperability and effectiveness globally, CBI brings the NATO Crisis Management and Disaster Response (CMDR) course online in partnership with the NATO Crisis Management and Disaster Response Center of Excellence (COE) in Bulgaria.Learn more
in a Global Context
The Crisis Management and Disaster Response (CMDR) Course prepares professionals for crisis and disaster scenarios by aligning with NATO core concepts to offer a unique learning opportunity based on the alliance’s own training program. Those enrolled will benefit from learning about NATO’s norms, standards, and practices in dealing with both events and peer institutions. This is an invaluable experience for those who are interested in developing knowledge and skills, both hard and soft, for careers in today’s global emergency management environment.
What is the NATO CMDR Course?
The CMDR courses aim at building basic knowledge and awareness on NATO Crisis Response fundamentals, the NATO Crisis Response System (“NCRS”), and its complementary elements.Register Now
Evaluate EM in an international context and how these are manifested in NATO
Understand the complexities and processes behind an international organization
Identify the concepts and approaches to collaboration in the international EM context
Learn to evaluate the changing global security environment through the lens of EM
Earn the only professional development certification in the US, and a NATO Certification
Challenge your views and assumptions about the international community response to crisis
What We Offer
The CMDR program prepares professionals for various scenarios by aligning with NATO core concepts to offer a unique learning opportunity based on the alliance’s own training program.Register Now
What You'll Learn
Evaluate international emergency management
Evaluate emergency management (EM) in an international context, notably its conceptualizations, processes, issues, and norms, and how these are manifested in NATO.
Identify concepts to collaboration
Identify the concepts and approaches to collaboration, both within and between the diverse teams and institutions in the international emergency management (EM) context.
Further professional development
Further your professional development and career opportunities through a certification of knowledge covering the only NATO concepts in EM offered in the United States.
With a collective 60+ years of international experience in international organizations to include NATO, United Nations (UN), and the Organization for Security Cooperation Europe (OSCE), and representing three (3) countries, we provide you with the insights to understand international crisis management and disaster response from a NATO perspective. Your instructors are complimented by lectures by NATO instructors from the NATO CMDR Center of Excellence located in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Fully Online and
Cohort Based Learning
The CMDR program will greatly enhance one’s understanding of and ability to respond to crises and disasters in today’s globalized world. The course is delivered 100% online in asynchronous format. Students are organized in a cohort and there are weekly events to share knowledge, perspectives, and engage with a diverse group of industry professionals. Join today and don't miss the next cohort!
NATO Crisis Management and Disaster Response Course
SURESH MENON - INDIA
The NATO CMDR course was valuable with the instructors doing a fine job with the students. Very interesting and captivating content which makes it wanting more. All assignments and their observations and comments by the instructors were top-notch.
STUART FORE - UNITED STATES
This is an international course which brings together people from around the world to discuss topics in disaster response and crisis management. The instructors interact with the students almost daily to build a better understanding of the topics and exchange ideas and develop a better understanding of how crisis management is conducted in different countries.
LINH ANH COOK - UNITED STATES
I strongly recommend this program--it teaches students a wide range of hard and soft skills that are applicable in a wide range of career goals: emergency management, humanitarian assistance, sustainable development, good governance, public policy and research, and many specialties within the military industrial complex.
KAAN LU - TURKEY
I have taken NATO Crisis Management and Disaster Response (CMDR) course coordinated by UCI, NATO Centre of Excellence (COE) and Capacity Building International in summer 2020. The course was very interesting, challenging and rewarding overall. Topics were well organized with contemporary subjects and up-to-date materials.
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