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Safety Management

Code: 104024 ECTS Credits: 6
Degree Type Year Semester
2502501 Prevention and Integral Safety and Security OT 4 0
The proposed teaching and assessment methodology that appear in the guide may be subject to changes as a result of the restrictions to face-to-face class attendance imposed by the health authorities.


Diego José Calero Torta

Use of Languages

Principal working language:
spanish (spa)
Some groups entirely in English:
Some groups entirely in Catalan:
Some groups entirely in Spanish:


Pedro Velázquez Moreno

External teachers

Diego José Calero Torta


This subject doesn't have any pre-requierments

Objectives and Contextualisation

The general objective of the subject is to obtain the minimum knowledge required by a public safety officer at the local level, specified in the following specific objectives:
- Contextualize local public security management.
- Familiarize the student with the basic characteristics of the local police organizations and their functioning.
- Obtain a minimum knowledge of the management tools of the local police officer.
- Know the basic leadership skills necessary for the performance of the police leadership.


  • Assume the social, ethical and professional responsibility that derives from professional practice.
  • Be able to adapt to unexpected situations.
  • Carry out analyses of preventative measures in the area of security.
  • Communicate information , ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised publics.
  • Efficiently manage technology in security operations.
  • Generate innovative and competitive proposals in research and in professional activity developing curiosity and creativity.
  • Identify, manage and resolve conflicts.
  • Plan and coordinate the resources of the three large subsystems that interact in questions of security: people, technology and infrastructures.
  • Respond to problems applying knowledge to practice.
  • Use the capacity for analysis and synthesis to solve problems.
  • Work in institutional and interprofessional networks.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply different management systems to public safety.
  2. Apply the different concepts involved in the internal and external communication of an organisation.
  3. Assume the social, ethical and professional responsibility that derives from professional practice.
  4. Be able to adapt to unexpected situations.
  5. Design and implement recovery plans following disasters and mechanisms for contingencies.
  6. Design plans for civil protection and the recovery from disasters, applying preventative criteria.
  7. Generate innovative and competitive proposals in research and in professional activity developing curiosity and creativity.
  8. Identify, manage and resolve conflicts.
  9. Respond to problems applying knowledge to practice.
  10. Take decision relating to the contingencies involved in managing risks in public systems.
  11. Undertake collaborative management of private security plans.
  12. Use the capacity for analysis and synthesis to solve problems.
  13. Work in institutional and interprofessional networks.


Public safety in local administration
Socioeconomic context
Public security concept. Dimensions of security

Public security from gender perspective
Public space and coexistence
The proximity police

Management of the security service
Organization of the police service
Technology applied to the security service
Incident management system

Ethical codes
Control mechanisms.
The values

Exercise of directive functions. Tools for analysis, planning and definition of strategies in the field of security. Work methodology to address security conflicts.

Competences for the exercise of leadership in the field of security.
Communication and interpersonal understanding
Decision making
Conflict management
Organization and job planification.


The teaching methodology will combine the individual study from the Manual with the tutoring of the teaching staff.
The students will prepare the syllabus autonomously and the videoconference sessions will be devoted to deepening on the topics discussed, as well as resolving possible doubts.
A forum of doubts will also be created where students can ask the questions and clarifications that they consider about the subject.

Annotation: Within the schedule set by the centre or degree programme, 15 minutes of one class will be reserved for students to evaluate their lecturers and their courses or modules through questionnaires.


Title Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Type: Directed      
Videoconference with the active participation of the students 6 0.24 4, 1, 3, 9, 7, 8, 13, 12
Type: Supervised      
Type: Autonomous      
Personal study, reading articles and preparing class work 120 4.8 4, 3, 9, 7, 8, 13, 12


The evaluation system will follow the "continuous assessment" model and will consist of 2 exercises and a final test.


Continuous evaluation tests (PEC1 and PEC2)

It will consist of two practical exercises on the subjects of the subject related to the content of the subject. Its realization will be made, based on the student's manual and may be supplemented with documentation of the basic bibliography or with another reference that will be cited in the exercises.


Face-to-face examination (individual test)

It will consist in the realization of a series of theoretical and practical exercises to be done in person at the School.

In case of not passing the subject according to the aforementioned criteria (continuous evaluation), a recovery test may be done on the date scheduled in the schedule, and it will cover the entire contents of the program.


To participate in the recovery the students must have been previously evaluated in a set of activities, the weight of which equals a minimum of two thirds of the total grade of the subject. However, the grade that will be included in the student's file is a maximum of 5-Pass.

Students who need to change an evaluation date must present the request by filling in the document that you will find in the moodle space of Tutorial EPSI.


Notwithstanding other disciplinary measures deemed appropriate, and in accordance with current academic regulations, "in the event that the student makes any irregularity that could lead to a significant variation in the grade of an evaluation act, it will be graded with a 0 This evaluation act, regardless of the disciplinary process that can be instructed In case of several irregularities occur in the evaluation acts of the same subject, the final grade of this subject will be 0 ".


The tests / exams may be written and / or oral at the discretion of the teaching staff

Assessment Activities

Title Weighting Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Final Exam of Continuous Evaluation 40% 0 0 4, 2, 1, 3, 6, 5, 9, 7, 11, 8, 10, 13, 12
Written and / or oral tests that allow to value the knowledge acquired by the student 60% 0 0 4, 2, 1, 3, 6, 5, 9, 7, 11, 8, 10, 13, 12


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