Course Length
Two Days (15 Hours)
By Jurisdiction

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.

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.

  • Risk Management Principles/Concepts
  • Identifying and Assessing Risk
  • Risk Prioritization
  • Mitigation Strategies
  • Evaluating Mitigation Strategies
  • Application of Risk Management
  • Facilities and Operations
  • Venue Executives/Managers
  • Venue Security
  • Emergency Management/Planning
  • Risk Manager
  • Event Management/Planning
  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire Services
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • AWR-167: Sport and Special Event Risk Management
  • IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)
  • IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • IS-800.B: National Response Framework, An Introduction

Workshop Resources🔗

Course Information Flyer

Course Design Document

Course Schedule🔗

Start Date Completion Date City Online Registration
Aug 16, 2022 Aug 17, 2022 El Paso, TX Click Here
Jan 17, 2023 Jan 18, 2023 Virginia Beach, VA Click Here
Jan 17, 2023 Jan 18, 2023 Oxford, OH Click Here
Jan 23, 2023 Jan 24, 2023 San Diego, CA Click Here
Jan 24, 2023 Jan 25, 2023 Gainesville, GA Click Here
Mar 7, 2023 Mar 8, 2023 Glendale, AZ Click Here
Apr 18, 2023 Apr 19, 2023 Ann Arbor, MI Click Here

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