AWR-167: Sport and Special Event Risk Management🔗
The Sport and Special 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.
MGT-404: Sport and Special Events Incident Management🔗
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). At the end of the course, a practical application exercise can be customized to the facility where the course is held.
This course has a limited offering with priority to large venue sporting and special events.
MGT-412: Sport Venue Evacuation and Protective Actions🔗
The Sport Venue Evacuation and Protective Actions course assists venue operators, first responders, emergency managers, law enforcement, contractors, promoters, and owners of events in developing or enhancing event action plans with flexible and scalable protective measures for managing mass gatherings. This innovative course builds multi-agency collaboration by delivering critical planning information on evacuation and sheltering plans with actionable decision criteria that can be adapted for almost any event.
MGT-440: Enhanced Sport and Special Events Incident Management🔗
This course is scenario-based, focusing on event planning, incident management, and policy-level decision-making. The course is intended to prepare participants for the response to a large scale incident during sporting or special events. Participants will engage in three all-hazard, simulation-supported (Biological, Mass Casualty, Active Shooter, Improvised Explosive Device (IED), HAZMAT, or natural disaster), emergency response exercises to hone individual and team decision-making skills from a Policy Group, Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and Incident Command Post perspective.
MGT-466: Sport and Special Event Enhanced Risk Management and Assessment🔗
This course provides participants with tools and methodologies for conducting venue-specific and event-specific risk assessments. In the course, participants will utilize assessment outputs to make risk mitigation decisions and determine how to measure the effectiveness of decision-making. This innovative training will introduce methodologies designed to complement and expand on national critical infrastructure framework guidelines. The interdisciplinary course stresses the importance of leveraging and applying proven practices to a wide range of sport and special event safety and security risks.
MGT-467: Sport and Special Event Public Information and Emergency Notification🔗
The methodologies and techniques used to deliver timely and accurate information in a complex, dynamic information environment is challenging to any community or organization hosting a mass gathering. This course brings planners, operators, communication professionals, government, public safety, and marketing professionals together in an effort to prepare and/or enhance venue and event communication programs. The course prescribes best practices to common communication pitfalls and provides flexible and scalable solutions to a wide range of scenarios.
MGT-475: Crowd Management for Sport and Special Events🔗
This course will provide participants with tools and techniques for conducting crowd management and crowd control. Participants will engage in scenario-based activities designed to expand their ability to resolve risks related to crowd management and crowd control. The training is applicable across the United States regardless of the venue size, capacity, or type of event. Those who successfully complete this course should be able to use this training to develop or improve crowd management and crowd control programs for any sport or special event.