Learn how to think about, prepare for, and respond to crises.
This program augmented my knowledge of crisis management and I definitely feel more prepared with more knowledge and tools to deal with future crises.
About the Program
What to Expect
- Gain an enhanced intellectual tool kit for thinking strategically about potential crises
- Explore expert insights into past responses to major disasters, enabling you to plan for future crises
- Develop a sound understanding of what constitutes effective decision-making in times of crisis, helping you lead through uncertainty
- Learn from esteemed faculty and industry experts as you explore real-world case studies from multiple countries and examine their common causes and effects
Who Should Attend
- Business and organizational leaders such as HR and PR managers, senior management, and C-suite executives tasked with building resilience
- Professionals across the private and public sectors who wish to better understand and anticipate major crises
- Crisis response professionals, including risk analysts and consultants, security or emergency management specialists, and directors of risk management, who want to upskill in their current or future roles
Modules are released on a weekly basis, and can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.
- Orientation Module
- Module 1: Why study catastrophes?
- Module 2: National emergency management systems
- Module 3: The global humanitarian arena
- Module 4: High-tech disasters
- Module 5: Global financial crises
- Module 6: Public health crises
- Module 7: Leading through the next major crisis
Jeffrey E. Garten
Dean Emeritus and Juan Trippe Professor in the Practice Emeritus of International Trade, Finance, and Business
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Jeffrey E. Garten was dean of the Yale School of Management from November 1995 to June 2005 and has been teaching at the school since he stepped down. Prior to serving as dean, he was undersecretary of commerce for international trade, 1993-1995, where he focused on trade and investment negotiations and policy towards big emerging markets—particularly China, India, and Brazil. Before government service, he spent 13 years on Wall Street. As a managing director of Lehman Brothers, he specialized in debt restructuring in Latin America, built up Lehman's investment banking business in Asia, and restructured some of the world's largest shipping companies in Hong Kong. Later he worked on mergers and acquisitions for the Blackstone Group. From 1997-2005 he wrote a monthly column for Businessweek on major challenges facing global business leaders. His articles have also appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, and the Harvard Business Review.
Registration closes: February 28, 2022
Program starts with orientation: March 08, 2022
There are no prerequisites for this program. Register to get started. Our online program collaborator, GetSmarter, will welcome you and guide you through the steps to secure your place in the program.
Program Fee Assistance
A program fee reduction of 15% is available for those from nonprofits, Yale graduates, small groups of 3+, and those who have previously participated in a Yale Executive Education program with Yale SOM, ExecOnline, or 2U/GetSmarter.
This program does not qualify for veteran financial aid or veterans benefits at this time.
This program is presented entirely online in collaboration with leaders in digital education, GetSmarter, a brand of 2U, Inc. Technology meets academic rigor in GetSmarter’s people-mediated model which enables lifelong learners across the globe to obtain industry-relevant skills that are certified by the world’s most reputable academic institutions. This interactive, supportive teaching model is designed for busy professionals and results in unprecedented certification rates for online courses.
View the Leading Through Crisis online program on the GetSmarter website.
Modules are released on a weekly basis and can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.