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Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change F0521

Curriculum: Leadership and Executive Development
Training Specialist

Michael Weller

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?
February 26 - 27, 2022 Riverton, Wyoming

Eric Siwik
Training Coordinator
Wyoming State Fire Marshal

Course coordination plan
February 26 - 27, 2022 Pittsford, Vermont

Jessica Pomainville
Administrative Services Coordinator
Vermont Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
March 24 - 25, 2022 Everson, Washington

Howard Scartozzi
Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal
Washington State Patrol - Fire Prevention Bureau


Rachel Carlson
Assistant Fire Chief
Whatcom County Fire District #1

Course coordination plan
May 25 - 26, 2022 Mesquite, Nevada

Tom Martinez
Training Officer II
Nevada State Fire Marshal Division

Spencer Lewis
Mesquite Fire Rescue

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Eye opening approach to problem solving within my department.