AWR -167 Sport Event Risk Management


Course Overview

The Sport Event Risk Management course is designed to build sport and special event risk management capabilities for community-wide collaboration and mitigation. Through activity-based training modules, safety and security teams will increase their knowledge of planning, risk assessment, training, and continuous improvement practices. The expectation is for participants to return to their respective sport venues and coordinate the development or enhancement of a sport event security management system.


Threat Identification

Multi-agency collaboration

Risk assessment team and process

Sport security planning

Protective measures

Sport event staff training

Continuous improvement


Public safety agencies

Risk management personnel

Emergency management

Event management and operations

Athletic departments

Host community response agencies

Venue owners and operators



IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)

IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS), an introduction

IS-15.B: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies

IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

IS-800.B: National Response Framework, an Introduction

Course Length: Two Days (16 hours)

CEU Credits: 1.6

Prerequisites FEMA/SID Number Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class. Register online: