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【Student recruitment】Online experience through the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Summer School at Venice International University

As a key strategic member of VIU consortium, Waseda University would like to promote an opportunity for the virtual summer school, among our graduate students, at the Venice International University in Italy. If you feel interested in topics like “Critical infrastructure”, “Cascading Impact and ranking criticality” and “Resilience”, please read through the attached website for your further reference. Through the completion of the courses, you will realize that “Decision-making is the single most effective factor in conditioning a successful recovery and building resilience for the crises to come.” Don’t miss this opportunity to interactively communicate via the world state-of-the art lectures with other faculty members.

Each module will be delivered from 12:00 to 3:00 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from September 7 to September 25. Only on Friday, September 18: two modules (M6 – M7) will be delivered from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; the day is organized in cooperation and with the scientific support of Enel Foundation and its Open Africa Power Program.

Course outline:
M1 – Definition & role of critical infrastructure
M2 – Cascading impacts & ranking criticality
M3 – Tactical tool from crisis management
M4 – RiskApp, cascading impact software
M5 – Cascading impact evaluation examples
M6 – Sustainability in operations: the case for resiliency to enter the board room
M7 – Decision-making under uncertainty
M8 – Tactical tool for recovery
M9 – How to review your resilience framework
M10 – Tactical tools for (new) normal conditions.

Application period:
via VIU website available from July 8 to August 27, 2020.

Earlybird Fees until August 10:
Participants of VIU member universities: € 150 incl. VAT
※Notification of admission and fee payment by August 20. The fees will cover tuition and course materials.

Applicants must submit the application form, a letter of motivation – which should include a brief description of the candidate’s research interests, a curriculum vitae and a photo.

For further information please download the brochure or write to: [email protected].

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