Executive Leadership R0125

Delivery type 10-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation In the graduate degree category, three semester hours in leadership or decision-making.
CEU’s 6.3
Student pre-course materials and course syllabus

http://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0125.pdf PDF 57 KB,

Training Specialist

Kevin Brame
kevin.brame@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1069

Upcoming offerings

July 25, 2016 - August 5, 2016 | August 22, 2016 - September 2, 2016 | October 10 - 21, 2016 | View more

Course description

This capstone 10-day course of the Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) 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 multirater assessment instruments, case-study analysis, role-playing, and adaptive problem consult, experiential activities, and a staff ride. Participants complete a “personal plan” to access currency and then create goals in four areas of their 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, influence and persuasion, negotiation, storytelling, an exercising leadership practicum, managing multiple roles, taking risks, being in transition, staying alive, and a staff ride to the Gettysburg National Military Park.

Selection criteria

Non-Executive Fire Officer 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.

Prerequisites

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online at www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/courses/online.html. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Successful completion of NFA Online courses Applied Research Self Study (Q0123);Data Gathering Instruments to Support Applied Research Projects (Q0170) and; Designing an Applied Research Project Proposal (Q0171). Course certificates and NFA Online transcripts will verify the completion.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
July 25, 2016 - August 5, 2016 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 22, 2016 - September 2, 2016 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 10 - 21, 2016 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 7 - 18, 2016 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
April 24, 2017 - May 5, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 22, 2017 - June 2, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 19 - 30, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 10 - 21, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 24, 2017 - August 4, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 21, 2017 - September 1, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 25, 2017 - October 6, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements An Applied Research Project is a required post-course activity.
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.