NIMS Management Characteristics

This course builds on what you learned in ICS 100 about NIMS Management Characteristics. The NIMS Management Characteristics are listed below.

  • Common Terminology
  • Modular Organization
  • Management by Objectives
  • Incident Action Planning
  • Manageable Span of Control
  • Incident Facilities and Locations
  • Comprehensive Resource Management
  • Integrated Communications
  • Establishment and Transfer of Command
  • Unified Command
  • Chain of Command and Unity of Command
  • Accountability
  • Dispatch/Deployment
  • Information and Intelligence Management 
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