Sports and Special Events Incident Management
08/02/2016 - 08/03/2016
08/02 08:00 - 17:00
08/03 08:00 - 17:00
MGT-404 - Sports and Special Events Incident Management
This 16-hour course develops athletic department staffs, facility management personnel, campus public safety personnel, emergency response supervisors, and others involved in sports and special event management to better prepare for, manage, and recover from incidents that could occur during a sporting event or other special event. The course provides participants the skills necessary to effectively identify risk and mitigation strategies; manage incidents by applying and implementing incident management planning and resource management principles through a multi-disciplinary management team approach as described in the National Incident Management System (NIMS); and identify techniques that can improve the resiliency of the event venue. The course has specific emphasis on the unique aspects of response to an incident occurring during a sports and special event, including considerations for business continuity and after action activities. The course concludes with a practical application, role-play exercise that is customized to the area in which the course is delivered.
- Identify event management stakeholders and partner relationships as they relate to sports and special event management.
- Identify potential risks to sports and special events, as well as develop mitigation strategies that could lessen or alleviate the impact of the risks.
- Identify the essential elements of and the steps involved in the event and incident action planning processes needed to produce an initial plan for an incident.
- State the importance of partnerships in event/incident demobilization, close out, hot wash, and after action review.
- Apply incident management, planning, and sound resource management techniques as they relate to an incident that occurs within a special event or in a sports venue within a multi-agency, multi-discipline response scenario.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
Perferred but not required: Sport Event Risk Management (AWR-167)
No tuition is charged.