In this 2-day course, students will be introduced to a four-step model for managing change effectively. These activities include analysis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The same model will be used to examine the executive role of leading change. A variety of activities and simulations will apply theories to contemporary issues that executive officers experience daily. This course is for senior fire officers of both career and volunteer fire/emergency services organizations.
|Selection Criteria||* Chief of department or equivalent.* Chief officers who head major bureaus or functions within a department (e.g., suppression, prevention, training, emergency medical services, etc.).* Battalion-level officers of IAFC-designated "metro-size" departments.Selection Priority: Sponsoring organizations should require documentation of rank/functions to ensure student selection criteria are maintained.|
|Delivery Type||2-Day Off-Campus|
|ACE Recommendation||In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Business Management.|
|Student Pre-Course Materials||None.|