Course Length
Three Days (24 Hours)
By Jurisdiction

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.

This course represents a cooperative effort between The University of Southern Mississippi's National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (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.

  • Event Action Planning
  • Incident Action Planning
  • Critical Considerations
  • Governance and Strategic Policy Considerations
  • Evacuation and Sheltering
  • Athletic Departments
  • Executive Management/Owners
  • Operators of Large Arenas/Venues
  • Campus Emergency Management, Administration, Environmental Health and Safety, Public Affairs and Sports Information, and Physical Plant/Public Works
  • Local Elected Officials
  • Fire Service
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
  • Hospitals, Medical Centers
  • Other State and Local Agency Representatives
  • A working knowledge of Incident Command System (ICS) and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) processes is highly recommended. IS-700.A, IS-800.B, IS-100.B., IS-200.B, ICS-300

Registration Requirements🔗

Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class. Register online here.

Workshop Resources🔗

Course Information Flyer

Course Design Document

Course Schedule🔗

Start Date Completion Date City Online Registration
Aug 9, 2022 Aug 11, 2022 St. Paul, MN Click Here
Aug 23, 2022 Aug 25, 2022 Orange County, CA Click Here
Sep 13, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Las Vegas, NV Click Here
Sep 27, 2022 Sep 29, 2022 Savannah, GA Click Here
Apr 18, 2023 Apr 20, 2023 San Diego, CA Click Here

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