Sport and Special Event Public Information and Emergency Notification

MGT467 – 16.00 Hours


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07/23/24 – 07/24/24 New Orleans, LA NE MGT467 121 Register
07/25/24 – 07/26/24 Detroit, MI NE MGT467 120 Register
08/08/24 – 08/09/24 Crowley, LA NE MGT467 112 Register
08/19/24 – 08/20/24 Greenville, SC NE MGT467 118 Register
08/20/24 – 08/21/24 Durham, NC NE MGT467 113 Register
09/24/24 – 09/25/24 Arlington, TX NE MGT467 127 Register
07/08/25 – 07/09/25 New Braunfels, TX NE MGT467 128 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (844) 789-5673 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

US FlagTechniques used to deliver timely and accurate information in a complex information environment is challenging to any community or organization hosting a mass gathering. This interdisciplinary course brings planners, operators, communication, government, public safety, marketing and public relations professionals together to prepare and/or enhance venue and event communication programs. The course prepares participants to identify and navigate the sport and special event communication landscape before, during, and after an incident.

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).

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for MGT467 course #78055.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Enrollment Requirements

Participants must be U.S. citizens. 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:; or with TEEX assistance upon arrival for class.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants are required to score a 70% or better on the Post-Test and attend 80% of the course hours in order to receive a course certificate of completion.

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.

Successful completion of the following courses is recommended, but not required:

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate communication fundamentals for applying clear, concise, accurate and actionable messaging.
  • Identify roles and responsibilities according to the communication guidelines outlined in NIMS.
  • Apply communication techniques to a scenario-based activity.
  • Identify the plans and procedures necessary for effective collaboration and dissemination of information.
  • Recognize requirements for pre-event communication.
  • Identify strategies and prepare messages for post-incident communication deliverables.
  • Determine appropriate communication needs and strategies for a given scenario.

Suggested Audience

  • Venue Executives, Managers, and Operators
  • Event Planners
  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Special Event Officers and Liaisons
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire and Emergency Services
  • Executive Leadership
  • Law Enforcement
  • Media Services
  • Government

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 16.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Other Information

  • Participants enrolled in a TEEX-Instructor Led Webinar must have access to a laptop or mobile device/tablet during the class session to participate in all course sessions as well as complete course testing and evaluations electronically.

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