Incident Command: Theory and Practice

ncident Command System (ICS) organization is at the heart of emergency management. Following the National Incident Management System (NIMS), this course will focus on ICS fundamentals, incident/event assessment, unified command structures, incident resource management, planning process, demobilization, transfer of command, and close out. The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is a critical component in managing an emergency incident. Furthermore, this course will emphasize the different stages in which the Incident Command System (ICS) can expand and retract depending on the complexity of the incident, recognize the importance of an effective management system, and give the students the ability to recognize, exercise, and understand the various components of the ISC system.