Course Length
Three Days (24 Hours)
By Jurisdiction

MGT 440: Enhanced Sports 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 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.

  • 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 plan/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
  • Incident management for sports/special events
  • National Incident Management System
  • Business continuity considerations
  • After action reporting
  • Incident action planning
  • Resource management process
  • IS-100.b - Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100
  • IS-200.b- ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • ICS-300- Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) for Expanding Incidents
  • ICS-400- Advanced Incident Command System (ICS), Command and General Staff Complex Incidents
  • IS-700.a- National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  • IS-800.b- National Response Framework, An Introduction
  • MGT-404, Sports and Special Event Incident Management

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🔗

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