This course is a capabilities-based planning course that uses strategic planning models to collect and analyze planning elements and leadership behaviors in terms of risk and hazard evaluation, and a project management model to track resource allocation and project capability gaps. Strategic elements are presented in case-study context.
Course dates: May 11-22, 2015 vacancies | July 20-31, 2015 vacancies | Nov. 9-20, 2015 | May 16-27, 2016 | July 11-22, 2016Six-day on-campus Arson
For the experienced fire investigator, this course will provide important principles and applications of fire dynamics and computer fire modeling with the objective of understanding and describing fire phenomena and related processes associated with fire scene reconstruction. Through this course, you will become familiar with various tools that can be used to assist in supporting fire cause determination theories.
Course dates: Oct. 18-23, 2015 | Jan. 17-22, 2016 | Mar. 6-11, 2016 | July 31-Aug. 5, 2016 | Sept. 18-23, 2016Six-day on-campus Arson Fire Prevention: Management Fire Prevention: Public Education
This course provides you with knowledge and skills necessary to identify children and adolescents involved in firesetting. The course addresses how to establish programs to meet the needs of these youths and their families.
Course dates: Oct. 25-30, 2015 | Feb. 28-Mar. 4, 2016 | May 8-13, 2016Online Arson
This free, online self-study course teaches you about the roles and responsibilities of first responders at suspected arson fires. You will learn about basic arson detection procedures for scene security, evidence preservation and documentation. Read the course description.
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