AWR 167 - Risk Management

Course Description:


The Sport Event Risk Management course is designed to build sport and special event risk management capabilities for community-wide collaboration and mitigation. Through activity-based training modules, safety and security teams will increase their knowledge of planning, risk assessment, training, and continuous improvement practices.  The expectation is for participants to return to their respective sport venues and coordinate the development or enhancement of a sport event security management system.

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:

  • Public safety agencies
  • Risk management personnel
  • Emergency management
  • Event management and operations
  • Athletic departments
  • Host community response agencies
  • Venue owners and operators
  • Government

Topics:

  • Threat Identification
  • Multi-agency collaboration
  • Risk assessment 
  • Sport security planning
  • Protective measures
  • Sport event staff training
  • Continuous improvement

Recommended Prerequisites:

  • IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)
  • IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS), an introduction
  • IS-15.B: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies
  • IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-800.B: National Response Framework, an Introduction

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
7/23/2018 7/24/2018 Columbia, SC Registration Managed Locally
7/23/2018 7/24/2018 Evanston, IL Register Here
7/24/2018 7/25/2018 St. Paul, MN Registration Managed Locally
7/31/2018 8/1/2018 Detroit, MI Registration Managed Locally
8/1/2018 8/2/2018 Bloomington, IN Registration Managed Locally
8/2/2018 8/3/2018 Cleveland, OH Registration Managed Locally
8/13/2018 8/14/2018 Arlington, TX Registration Managed Locally
9/5/2018 9/6/2018 Los Angeles, CA Registration Managed Locally
9/17/2018 9/18/2018 Houghton, MI Registration Managed Locally
9/25/2018 9/26/2018 Albuquerque, NM Registration Managed Locally
10/2/2018 10/3/2018 Newport News, VA Register Here
10/2/2018 10/3/2018 Jacksonville, FL Registration Managed Locally
10/9/2018 10/10/2018 Pittsburgh, PA Register Here
10/10/2018 10/11/2018 Portland, ME Registration Managed Locally
10/15/2018 10/16/2018 Reno, NV Register Here
10/16/2018 10/17/2018 Bangor, ME Registration Managed Locally
11/13/2018 11/14/2018 Manassas, VA Registration Managed Locally
12/11/2018 12/12/2018 Philadelphia, PA Registration Managed Locally
3/4/2019 3/5/2019 Ann Arbor, MI Registration Managed Locally