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, local, and federal 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
6/13/2018 6/14/2018 Conway, SC Register Here
6/19/2018 6/20/2018 Fort Worth, TX Register Here
6/26/2018 6/27/2018 Albany, NY Registration Managed Locally
7/17/2018 7/18/2108 Atlanta, GA Registration Managed Locally
7/24/2018 7/25/2018 Waco, TX Registration Managed Locally
8/14/2018 8/15/2018 Lincoln, NE Registration Managed Locally
9/5/2018 9/6/2018 San Antonio, TX Register Here