Course Number: 10

Course Title: Command and Control

Total Learning Time: 15 hours

Duration: 3 weeks

Delivery Method: e-Learning

Price: $500.00

Key Topics:

  • Command and Control Foundational Principles
  • Gold Silver Bronze Command Structure
  • Command and Control Best Practices
  • Stadium Command Centres
  • Major Sporting Event Command Centres
  • Incident Response and Crisis Management
  • Decision-making Model


Safety and security operations at a sporting event involves many complex interdependencies, stakeholders, and resources. As such, a sporting event requires an effective and trusted decision-making framework through a Command-and-Control structure implemented across all agencies to communicate, coordinate, collaborate and integrate. Without command and control, the event organisers simply cannot deliver a safe and secure sporting event.

The aim of the course ‘Command and Control’ is to help you face these increasing challenges and provide you with best practices in planning, developing, and implementing a command-and-control structure to make effective and trusted decisions when faced against business as usual, incidents and crises at a sporting event.

The course ‘Command and Control’ is delivered in an online virtual classroom environment using asynchronous learning strategies and technologies through the ICSS’s Learning Management System (LMS). You can complete the course on your own at your preferred pace and time of day which fits your schedule.

This course may include but is not limited to the following learning activities:

  • Video Lectures
  • Guest Lectures
  • Readings
  • Discussions
  • Course Knowledge Evaluation

To successfully complete the course ‘Command and Control’, you must pass a Course Knowledge Evaluation, the purpose of which is to test your knowledge and understanding of the relevant course subject matter. This evaluation will consist of a series of multiple-choice questions. You must obtain a minimum passing grade of 75%.

This course has a standalone fee of $ 500.00 US Dollars.

For more information on course fees and available discounts please refer to the ‘Sport Safety and Security Training and Advanced Education Programme’ webpage.

The course ‘Command and Control’ is certified by UNITAR and delivered by its CIFAL Global Network to meet an exceptionally high training and learning standard and guarantee you will increase your knowledge, develop skills, and influence your behaviour. All certificates issued are recognised internationally by UNITAR and the ICSS.

Upon successful completion of all the course requirements, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion entitled ‘Award’ in ‘Command and Control’.

You will access all course materials via a Learning Management System (LMS), which will require a computer or a mobile device with audio and video capabilities, a headset with microphone to connect to audio through the computer or mobile device, as well as a highspeed broadband Internet connection. No special software is required.

As per our general policy, in the case of cancellation of your participation, registration fees will not be refunded for any reason.