MGT 404 - Incident Management

Course Description:

This course emphasizes the unique aspects of response to an incident occurring during a sports/special event, including considerations for business continuity and after-action activities. You will learn the skills necessary to effectively manage an incident by applying and implementing a multi-disciplinary management team approach as described in the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The course concludes with a practical application, role-play exercise that can be customized to the facility in which the course is delivered. 

This course represents a cooperative effort between The University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sports Security and Safety (USM/NCS4) and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center (TEEX/NERRTC), a member of The Texas A&M University System.

Participants:

  • Athletic departments
  • Operators of large arenas/venues
  • Campus emergency management, administration, environmental health and safety, public affairs and sports information, and physical plan/public works
  • Local elected officials
  • Fire and emergency medical services
  • Law enforcement
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Public health
  • Public works
  • Other state and local agency representatives
  • Media representatives

Topics:

  • Incident management for sports/special events
  • National Incident Management System
  • Business continuity considerations
  • After action reporting
  • Incident action planning
  • Resource management process

Recommended Prerequisites:


  • IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, ICS-200 or equivalent basic Incident Command System training

Registration Requirement:

Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class. Register online: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register

Course Length: Two Days (16 hours) CEUs: 1.6 Venue: Jurisdiction


Course Schedule: 

Start Date Completion Date City, State Registration Link
12/4/2018 12/5/2018 Memphis, TN Registration Managed Locally
12/18/2018 12/19/2018 Bowling Green, OH Register Here
1/8/2019 1/9/2018 New York, NY Registration Managed Locally
1/15/2019 1/16/2019 Los Angeles, CA Registration Managed Locally
2/5/2019 2/6/2019 Pocatello, ID Registration Managed Locally
3/5/2019 3/6/2019 Lexington, KY Registration Managed Locally
3/12/2019 3/13/2019 Santa Rosa, CA Registration Managed Locally
3/18/2019 3/19/2019 San Diego, CA Registration Managed Locally
3/20/2019 3/21/2019 Amherst, MA Registration Managed Locally
3/27/2019 3/28/2019 Bethpage, NY Register Here
4/2/2019 4/3/2019 Springfield, MO Registration Managed Locally
6/11/2019 6/12/2019 Jacksonville, FL Registration Managed Locally
7/23/2019 7/24/2019 Nashville, TN Register Here