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Course Details

Managing Critical Incidents for Institutions of Higher Education: A Whole Community Approach
NTED Course Number MGT-361
Length 24.00 hours
Delivery Mobile (Non-Resident)
Level Management and Planning
Continuing Education Credits 2.40
The Managing Critical Incidents for Institutions of Higher Education: A Whole Community Approach course provides higher education campus administrators, campus emergency management teams, and their community partners a forum to address the full-spectrum of emergency preparedness - prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery as it relates to critical incidents affecting college campus and places specific emphasis on the unique aspects and challenges associated with higher education institutions. Participants learn to effectively manage a critical incident by applying an all-hazards, multi-disciplinary, community approach based on the National Incident Management System's (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS). The course is delivered through a combination of lecture and team activities, and culminates with an instructor-led, role-play exercise customized to the community in which the course is delivered. This course is taught in partnership with The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).
Effectively manage a critical incident by applying and implementing an all-hazards, multi-disciplinary, command and management team approach as described in the National Incident Management System's (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS). To reach this objective participants will be able to:

* Analyze a case of an actual incident to identify and discuss incident management considerations that need to be addressed in a disaster affecting higher education institutions.

* Identify the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of key stakeholders in the management and coordination of an incident.

* Recognize and discuss the components of emergency management preparedness and prevention.

* Identify strategic issues and considerations that should be taken into account during the initial response phase, including changes required in decision making and leadership strategies.

* Identify the fundamental roles and apply the functions of the Incident Command System (ICS) as defined by the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

* Discuss the role of the campus and community Emergency Operations Centers (EOC) and how they relate to the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS).

* Recognize and discuss the incident management considerations for an expanding incident.

* Identify the strategic issues of recovery as they affect higher education institutions during and after an incident.

* Apply the principles and concepts provided in this course in the context of the given scenario, while acting as part of an incident command organization.
NTED Prerequisites
Other Prerequisites
Target Audience
Citizen/Community Volunteer, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Healthcare, Information Technology, Law Enforcement, Other, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Private Sector / Corporate Security and Safety Professionals, Public Works, Transportation Security
Mission Areas and Core Capabilities
Respond   -  On-Scene Security and Protection
Mitigate  -  Operational Coordination
Mitigate  -  Planning
Mitigate  -  Public Information and Warning
Mitigate  -  Community Resilience
Prevent   -  Interdiction and Disruption
Prevent   -  Operational Coordination
Prevent   -  Planning
Prevent   -  Public Information and Warning
Prevent   -  Screening, Search and Detection
Protect   -  Interdiction and Disruption
Protect   -  Operational Coordination
Protect   -  Planning
Protect   -  Public Information and Warning
Protect   -  Access Control and Identity Verification
Recover   -  Operational Coordination
Recover   -  Planning
Recover   -  Public Information and Warning
Recover   -  Health and Social Services
Recover   -  Housing
Respond   -  Planning
Respond   -  Public Information and Warning
Respond   -  Fatality Management Services
Respond   -  Mass Care Services
Respond   -  Mass Search and Rescue Operations
Respond   -  Operational Communications
Respond   -  Situational Assessment
Training Certificate
Training Partner's Certificate of Completion
Contact Information
MGT-361 - Managing Critical Incidents for Institutions of Higher Education: A Whole Community Approach
Law Enforcement and Security Training

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