Illinois Fire Service Institute


ICS 402 - ICS Overview for Executives/Senior Officials : 4.00 Hours

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide a forum for Senior Official discussion regarding the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the importance of the role of Senior Officials in preparedness.  At the end of the course, students will be able to explain NIMS tenants and the role of the four command and coordination entities (Incident Command System [ICS], Emergency Operations Centers [EOC], Multiagency Coordination [MAC] Group and the Joint Information System [JIS]).

The target audience for this course is senior officials including executives, elected and appointed officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, as well as emergency management officials, public information officers, public safety (law enforcement, fire, EMS, public health and public works) personnel, and a jurisdiction's policy and legal advisors.

This course is part of the following Program

  • national incident management system (nims)


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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