Executive Leadership (R0125)

Training Specialist

Ken Farmer
ken.farmer@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1871

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Curriculum: Executive Development

This concluding 10-day course was designed specifically to provide a framework of executive-level competencies by focusing primarily on issues and areas of personal effectiveness.

The curriculum includes self- and observer-based multi-rater assessment instruments, case-study analysis, role playing, and adaptive problem consult, experiential activities, and a staff ride. Participants complete a 'personal plan' to assess currency and then create goals in four areas of professional , personal, community, and family life.

Course units include purpose and integrity, giving and using feedback, thinking systemically, thinking politically, developing self to exercise leadership, decision making, politics and public policy, influencing and persuasion, negotiation, storytelling, an exercising leadership practicum, managing multiple roles, taking risks, being in transition, staying alive, and a staff ride to the Gettyburg National Military Park.

Selection Criteria Please refer to the "Selection Criteria for the EFOP".Non Executive Fire Office Program Applicants/Candidates must be minimally a chief level officer. Supervisory level applicants (e.g. Company Officers, Captains, Lieutenants, etc.) will not be considered. Students enrolled in the EFOP will be given priority.
Delivery Type 10-Day On-Campus
Prerequisites ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online at www.nfaonline.dhs.gov. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.
ACE Recommendation In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours Public Administration.
CEU's 6.3
Post-Course Requirements For EFOP Students: An Applied Research Project is a required postcourse activity.
Student Pre-Course Materials

PDF, 57KB http://nfa.usfa.dhs.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0125.pdf (57KB, PDF Help)

NFPA Standards None.
Student Comments I think the Succession Planning module helped me the most...This course will allow me to become even better as a manager and leader. I enjoy using team consensus building and this course was right on target...Provided me with improved skills to handle issues and improve as a Executive Fire Officer and leader.

Course Schedule Information

Dates Availability Location Contact(s)
December 8 - 19, 2014 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
Apply Apply » April 13 - 24, 2015 Apply by 12/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
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Apply Apply » July 20 - 31, 2015 Apply by 12/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Apply Apply » August 24, 2015 - September 4, 2015 Apply by 12/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland