Leadership and Administration R0810

Delivery type 6-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in leadership or administration.
CEU’s 5.1
Student pre-course materials and course syllabus

http://nfa.usfa.dhs.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0810.pdf PDF 129KB,

Training Specialist

Kevin Brame

Upcoming offerings

February 28, 2016 - March 4, 2016 | May 29, 2016 - June 3, 2016 | September 11 - 16, 2016 | View more

Course description

This intensive 6-day course provides the appropriate skills for the volunteer emergency services officer to view administrative effectiveness through adaptive leadership skills and efficient management practices. Course units include leadership--setting the stage, planning, forging partnerships, human resource management, recruitment, retention, needs assessment and assets, risk assessment, leading change, and "putting it all together." There are precourse activities, including a reading assignment.

Selection criteria

Emergency services chiefs and senior officers and/or presidents and administrative officers assigned to recruitment and retention efforts within volunteer (staffed) emergency services organizations. In addition, prospective students must meet the "VIP Program Eligibility" as described on the VIP Web page.


ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 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.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
Apply February 28, 2016 - March 4, 2016 Vacancies Emmitsburg, Maryland
Apply May 29, 2016 - June 3, 2016 Apply by 12/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Apply September 11 - 16, 2016 Apply by 12/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None.
Comments Gives me opportunity to think about the overall mission of our particular department and develop strategy to achieving goals...[Will help in] recruitment/retention/marketing...[Will] help me learn how to adapt to change, motivate/encourage others, plan/set goals, and be a better team player.