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Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership Within Communities W0520

Training Specialist


Keith Heckler
301-447-1380

Delivery type


2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


1.4

ACE recommendation


In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in public administration.

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.

The objective of this 2-day course is to provide fire service authority figures with knowledge and skills that enable them to exercise leadership when confronting adaptive challenges presented by increasingly diverse internal and external communities. The goal of the course is for participants to use the diversity of ideas, peoples and cultures as resources in exercising leadership to address adaptive challenges in their communities.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to download student manual.: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0520.pdf PDF 131KB
: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0520.pdf PDF 131KVB

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).

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
March 11 - 12, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland Jessica Pomainville
Administrative Services Coordinator
Vermont Fire Academy
802-483-2749
jessica.pomainville@vermont.gov
CCP
July 8 - 9, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland Mike Dunlap
Education Specialist/State NFA Coordinator
SCFA
803-896-9842
Mike.Dunlap@llr.sc.gov Bonita Watters
Curriculum Manager
SCFA
803-896-4074
Bonita.Watters@llr.sc.gov
CCP