IS-703.B: National Incident Management System Resource Management

Course Overview

The goal of the National Incident Management System Resource Management course is to introduce federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers, first responders, and incident commanders from all emergency management disciplines to NIMS Resource Management. This includes private industry and volunteer agency personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define the four resource management tasks in preparation for incident response
  • Identify the six primary tasks of resource management during an incident
  • Describe the use of mutual aid in incidents

Primary Audience

The target audience is federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers, first responders, and incident commanders from all emergency management disciplines. This includes private industry and volunteer agency personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster.

Prerequisites

Recommended: IS 0700, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

CEUs:

0.4

Course Length:

3.5 hours

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