S-260 Interagency Incident Business Management, 2014

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Description

This course meets the general training needs of all positions for which an understanding of interagency incident business management is required. The NWCG Standards for Interagency Incident Business Management, PMS 902, is used as the primary job aid to supplement this course. It provides basic policy and direction for incident business management.

Objectives

Given the NWCG Standards for Interagency Incident Business Management, PMS 902, students will locate and apply the appropriate regulations, established interagency procedures, and necessary forms for each of the following incident management areas:

  • Application of conduct and ethics in incident support
  • Recruitment, classification, pay provisions and timekeeping/recording, commissary, injury compensation, and travel
  • Acquisition
  • Managing and tracking government property
  • Interagency coordination and cooperation
  • Investigating, documenting, and reporting claims
  • Containing incident costs
  • All Hazard Incidents

Target Group

All ICS positions and personnel seeking knowledge of incident business management.

S-260 is not required for any incident position by the NIMS Wildland Fire Qualification System GuidePMS 310-1.

S-260 supports development of knowledge and skills for: CRWB, HEQB, ENGB, FELB, FIRB, HMGB, RESL, HRSP, INCM, ORDM, RCDM, BCMG, EQPM, SECM, PTRC, COST, COMP, INJR, CLMS, EQTR, CMSY, ICPI, EDSD, and ACDP.

NOTE:  Be sure to check agency-specific guidelines; some agencies may have different requirements.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

None

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can now be found on the NWCG Wildland Fire Learning Portal (WFLP), https://wildlandfirelearningportal.net/.  Log on as a guest to search for session offerings of this course and to view other public content.  To search for a specific course, use the "Find Learning" menu item at the top of the page, then select "Upcoming Courses.”  To view Geographic Area training schedules, select the specific "Geographic Area" information using the drop-down menu at the top of the page.  Contact your local training officer for more information about local course sessions.

Delivery

S-260 may be delivered as instructor-led (classroom) or self-directed (online) training.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

ComponentHours:  Instructor-LedHours:  Self-Directed
Instructor-led training16N/A
Pre-course workN/AN/A
Pre-selection assessmentN/AN/A
Online TrainingN/A16
Recommended Total Hours1616

Course Level

Local

Minimum Instructor Qualifications

None

See NWCG Standards for Course Delivery, PMS 901-1, Instructor Standards for more information.

 

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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2020-04-15

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