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Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change F0521

Curriculum: Leadership and Executive Development
Training Specialist

Michael Weller
301-447-1476

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
1.1
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:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0521.pdf PDF 73KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_f0521.pdf 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).

Prerequisites

None

Post-course requirements

None

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
307-857-6820
eric.siwik@wyo.gov

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

Jessica Pomainville
Administrative Services Coordinator
Vermont Fire Academy
802-483-2749
jessica.pomainville@vermont.gov

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

Howard Scartozzi
Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal
Washington State Patrol - Fire Prevention Bureau
425-401-7732
howard.scartozzi@wsp.wa.gov

N/A

Rachel Carlson
Assistant Fire Chief
Whatcom County Fire District #1
360-966-5757
rcarlson@wcfd1.org

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

Tom Martinez
Training Officer II
Nevada State Fire Marshal Division
775-684-7529
tmartinez@dps.state.nv.us

Spencer Lewis
Captain
Mesquite Fire Rescue
775-379-0714
slewis@mesquitenv.gov

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Eye opening approach to problem solving within my department.