Management Strategies for Success (R0824)

Training Specialist

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

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Curriculum: Management Science

This 6-day course provides the company officer with basic management skills and tools to perform effectively in the emergency services environment. Subjects covered include management traits, becoming a supervisor, cultural and legal considerations, ethics, leading others, communications, and leading your part of the organization. A student-centered discovery learning methodology is used throughout this course.

Selection Criteria Any company operations, administrative, or staff officer or those about to be promoted into one of these positions (letter from Chief needed) may attend. In addition, prospective students must meet the "VIP Program Eligibility" as described on the VIP Web Page.
Delivery Type 6-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 lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Fire Service Administration.
CEU's 4.2
Post-Course Requirements None.
Student Pre-Course Materials

PDF, 35KB http://nfa.usfa.dhs.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0824.pdf (35KB, PDF Help)

NFPA Standards None.
Student Comments The course has provided me with a number of tools to help manage my department...Will help me with development of new officers...It gave me a few tools that I will be able to remember in dealing with other people. I especially like the situational leadership matrix area.

Course Schedule Information

Dates Availability Location Contact(s)
June 14 - 19, 2015 Apply on 10/15/2014 - 12/15/2014 Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 13 - 18, 2015 Apply on 10/15/2014 - 12/15/2014 Emmitsburg, Maryland