S-481, Incident Business Advisor
This course is designed to prepare students to become an Incident Business Advisor (INBA) resource for all hazard incidents. Topics include preparation for an assignment, interactions/activities, and relationship to cost objectives.
- Describe the basic framework of the INBA position.
- Understand the relationship between the Agency Administrator and the INBA.
- Identify the individual skills and abilities needed to perform as a successful INBA.
Personnel desiring to be qualified as Incident Business Advisor (INBA).
S-481 is available as classroom instructor-led training.
Course Components and Hours to Complete
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Course Session Offerings
Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-481 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.
Prerequisite Qualifications and Training
- Experience working with complex organizations such as Area Command, Multi-Agency Coordinating (MAC) Group, Unified Command, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),
- Experience working with Incident Management Teams, interagency cooperators, and additional support organizations during incidents,
- Satisfactory performance as a unit leader or Section Chief Type 1 or Type 2,
- Working incident business management knowledge acquired through incident assignments or as a business leader on an agency unit.
Regional, state, or area
Associated Position Task Books
Incident Business Advisor (PMS 311-65)