This two day course examines the roles and responsibilities of the key command staff and general staff personnel who report to the Incident Commander or Area Command. Participants will develop an understanding of the key interactions, which must occur between members of the Command and General Staff in complex incident and event management. This advanced course bridges the gap between the Incident Commander, and State and Federal Multi-Agency Coordination Centers responding to a major disaster.
Main Topics Covered in this Course Include:
- Major and/or Complex Incident/Event Management and Organizational Structure
- Area Command
- Multi-Agency Coordination
Mon. Dec 04, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tue. Dec 05, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Handicap Accessibility: Yes
Offered By: Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
Primary Instructor: James McLoughlin
Course Length: 2 Days
ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (ICS-300)
ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System
Target Audience and Eligibility:
Supervisory and Management Level Personnel
Senior personnel, such as Emergency Management Directors, Chiefs of Departments and their Deputies (or next in rank depending on rank structure), who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multiagency Coordination Center or in an area command or complex incident environment.