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HALTUS22 Crisis Management 10 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Administrative Studies
Administrative Science, Security Administration Pr
Person in charge
Sirpa Virta
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X
2013–2014 X

Learning outcomes

The student will have a sound understanding of the concepts of crisis management, civilian crisis management, the new contexts relevant to research and the nature of crisis management in the public sector. The student will understand the types of crisis, consequences of crisis, relationships between military and civilian crisis management, the concepts and meaning of human security and human rights in crisis management. The implications of the EU security strategies and civilian crisis management missions, capacity building, democracy and the principles and strategies of counterterrorism will be examined too.


- concepts and theories on crisis management, civilian crisis management, human security
- EU crisis coordination arrangements, threat assessments and intelligence exchange, capacity building programmes
- counterterrorism strategies and cooperation, prevention of violent extremism
- crisis management, risk management, disaster management, emergency management, security management – disciplines and practices (in relation to each other)

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Crisis Management I   Participation in course work  5 ECTS
In English
Crisis Management II   Essay  5 ECTS
In English

Crisis Management I (5 ECTS): lectures (10h) and 3 essays based on the lectures and articles delivered / or books, visiting lecturers (from Crisis Management Centre, Kuopio)

Crisis Management II (5 ECTS): 5 book essays (the themes and information about the books will be available in the beginning of 2014)


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Drennan, Lynn T. and McConnell, Allan (2007). Risk and Crisis Management in the Public Sector. Routledge. London.

Further readings: Articles/books to be delivered in classes.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
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School of Management