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 was developed in a partnership effort between The University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (USM/NCS4) and the TEEX National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center (NERRTC).
Attendance is crucial in order to receive credit for this course. All participants must complete a registration form at the beginning of the course, sign the attendance roster for each day of the course, and complete the evaluation at the end of the course in order to receive a certificate of completion.
A FEMA Student ID is required to register for and participate in any training provided by FEMA agencies. All FEMA training providers, registration systems, and enrollment procedures are required to use this FEMA SID, which can be obtained at the following website: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid; or with TEEX assistance upon arrival for class.
AWR-167: Sport Event Risk Management
IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System
IS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (ICS)
IS-700: An Introduction to the National Incident Management Systems (NIMS)
IS-800: National Response Framework, an Introduction
TopicsDescribe foundational risk management principles and concepts for creating a comprehensive risk management strategy.+Identify and assess event and venue specific risks using the Critical Infrastructure Risk Management Framework.+Prioritize risks and develop mitigation strategies related to events and venues for enhancing preparedness and protective measures.+Identify and evaluate the effectiveness of risk mitigation for continuous improvement.+Identify threats, assess risk, develop mitigation strategies, and discuss continuous improvement opportunities for an event or venue.
The target audience for this course includes the following:
- Risk Managers
- Venue Managers
- Event Planners
- Venue Operations
- Facility Managers
- Special Event Officers / Liaisons
- Emergency Management
- Emergency Medical Services
- Fire Service
- Governmental Administrative
- Law enforcement
- Public Safety Communications
- Security and Safety
To enroll in this course, participants must be US citizens and must possess or obtain a FEMA student identification number (SID).
To obtain a FEMA SID navigate to the following URL: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Government ProgramsFor DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact NERRTC@teex.tamu.edu or call (844) 789-5673