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ICS-460/973 Finance/Administration Section Chief Training

July 26 @ 8:00 am - July 27 @ 5:00 pm MDT

Course Overview

Building upon foundational ICS course, ICS-460 is designed to provide government and private industry emergency management and response personnel with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Finance/Administrative Section Chief (FSC) on an Incident Management Team for a Type 2 response. These responsibilities fall into two categories:

  • managing the Finance/Administration Section personnel and
  • managing the finances and administrative responsibilities during an incident.

This course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in multiple exercises that provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the skills required of a FSC.

Specific Course Topics

Roles and Responsibilities of the Finance Section

  • Initial Response and Transition to On-going Operations
  • Coordination and Interaction
  • Determining Finance support and service requirements
  • Developing a right size finance organization
  • Providing support to IMT customers
  • Incident Resources
  • Resource Requesting and Ordering
  • Incident Communications
  • Incident Facilities
  • Involvement in meetings, briefings and other support activities
  • IAP Planning Process
  • Demobilization

Target Audience

Responders designated to fill the Type 2 Finance Section Chief position


Duration: Two days (16 hours)


Successful completion of ICS-300 and have response experience in the Finance Section

Meeting Room and Hotel:

Hotel Indigo Denver Downtown-Union Station
1801 Wewatta Street
Denver, CO 80202


July 26 @ 8:00 am MDT
July 27 @ 5:00 pm MDT
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Emily Spears (emily.spears@bnsf.com)


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