Course Length
Two Days (16 Hours)
By Jurisdiction

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.

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.

  • Communication Fundamentals
  • Managing Communication
  • Event and Emergency Messaging
  • Information Collaboration/Dissemination
  • Pre-Event Communication
  • Post-Incident Communication
  • Application of Communication Strategies
  • Venue Executives/Managers
  • Event Planner
  • Venue Operations
  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Media Services
  • Government
  • Special Event Officers/Liaisons
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire and Emergency Services
  • Executive Leadership
  • Law Enforcement
  • 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 8, 2022 Aug 9, 2022 Las Vegas, NV Click Here
Aug 9, 2022 Aug 10, 2022 Yuba City, CA Click Here
Aug 10, 2022 Aug 11, 2022 Winston-Salem, NC Click Here
Aug 16, 2022 Aug 17, 2022 Little Rock, AR Click Here
Aug 23, 2022 Aug 24, 2022 McDonough, GA Click Here
Aug 23, 2022 Aug 24, 2022 Indianapolis, IN Click Here
Nov 15, 2022 Nov 16, 2022 Houston, TX Click Here
Jan 24, 2023 Jan 25, 2023 Columbus, OH Click Here
Feb 15, 2023 Feb 16, 2023 San Diego, CA Click Here
Feb 21, 2023 Feb 22, 2023 Virginia Beach, VA Click Here
Jun 14, 2023 Jun 15, 2023 Gainesville, GA Click Here

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