I-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Date(s) - Jan 31 2012 until Feb 2 2012
08:30 - 17:00

Cornell University Emergency Management



This course is designed to enable senior staff personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). This course focuses on management of expanding incidents and was developed under the leadership of the NWCG and complies with the NIMS/HSPD-5 requirements for Incident Command System training.


1. Describe how the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Command and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents.

2. Describe the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed in the ICS.

3. Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 incident.

4. Develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.

Course Curriculum Structure:

Module 1 – Course Overview

Module 2 – ICS Fundamentals Review

Module 3 – Incident/Event Assessment & Incident Objectives

Module 4 – Unified Command

Module 5 – Incident Resource Management

Module 6 – Planning Process

Module 7 – Demobilization, Transfer of Command, & Closeout


The prerequisite to enroll in this course is verified completion of the ICS Basic (I-200) ICS for Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents. Information on the National Incident Management System and the IS-700 Introduction to NIMS course can be found at http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/index.shtm.

Both are available from FEMA’s Independent Study Program at http://www.training.fema.gov/emiweb/IS/crslist.asp.


Cornell University Emergency Management

395 Pine Tree Road

Ithaca, NY 14850



8:30am – 5:00pm 


There is no fee for the course.  Food, lodging and transportation costs are the responsibility of the participant.

Who Should Attend?

The target audience for this course is individuals who may assume a supervisory/management role in expanding (Type 3) incidents. Persons likely to assume these ICS supervisory positions would include Emergency Management, Fire Service, Law Enforcement, EMS, Healthcare, Education, Military, & Volunteer organizations active in disaster. Reference the New York State Preparedness Steering Committee guidance on NIMS training, found at http://www.dhses.ny.gov/training/NIMS/strategy.cfm



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To ensure the most appropriate target audience, SOEM and the hosting jurisdiction will review all registrations prior to acceptance to the course. We reserve the right to close the registration period earlier than the closing date stated on the Course Announcement due to a number of registrations received.


Registration Deadline:

5:00 P.M.- January 10, 2012



Participants who actively participate attend all course contact hours and pass a written test will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course. No Online Registration Here.