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Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change F0521

Curriculum: Leadership and Executive Development
Training Specialist

Dave Donohue

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, one semester hour in leadership, management, or organizational behavior.

The purpose of this two-day course is to provide skills that individuals in positions of authority can use to exercise leadership when confronted with adaptive challenges. The goal of this course is for participants to develop an understanding of skills associated with exercising leadership to resolve adaptive problems, those problems where the solution is either unknown or requires significant change, or both.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 73KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual PDF 137KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

The primary target audience is fire and emergency service personnel in positions of authority (executive level officers) who have an opportunity to exercise leadership.

Note: Participants must be minimally assigned to a supervisory level position (for example, a Company Officer).



Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
July 17 - 18, 2021 Louisville, Kentucky

Jimmy VanCleve
State Fire Rescue Training

Marc Rudder
State Fire Rescue Training

Richard Larkins
Area 6 Training Coordinator
KY Fire Commission

Course coordination plan
August 23 - 24, 2021 Columbia, South Carolina

Mike Dunlap
Education Specialist, NFA Coordinator
South Carolina Fire Academy

Bonita Watters
Curriculum Manager
South Carolina Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
September 15 - 16, 2021 Concord, New Hampshire

Scott Cathy
New Hampshire Fire Academy

Scott Doherty
Bureau Chief
New Hampshire Fire Academy

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Eye opening approach to problem solving within my department.