ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment Training (Q3/4)

Dates / duration  

September/October 2020



Objectives /    Learning Outcomes  


After completing this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Recognise components (steps) involved in conducting a rapid risk assessment. 
  • Describe what is expected to be done in each step.
  • Contribute to a team effort for rapid risk assessment production. 

Target audience  

Health professionals from the ECDC response networks. 


The course will focus on the basics in planning, conducting and generating rapid risk assessments through the introduction of concepts, principles and succession of actions. At the end of the course, the learner will have sufficient knowledge and basic skills to be involved in a team producing rapid risk assessments. The course will follow the model of introduce, demonstrate, exercise and reflect.

Note: This course is not open for public enrolment. Participation is through invitation by the focal point of the respective disease programme or function areas which is guided by the framework of collaboration between ECDC and the Coordinating Competent Bodies of Member States.