New Fire Chief: Challenging Issues (Course available only during NFA Sponsored State Weekends) W0760

Delivery type 2-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire science.
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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0760.pdf PDF https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0760.pdf?.fileSize,

Training Specialist

Kevin Brame
kevin.brame@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1069

Upcoming offerings

May 20 - 21, 2017 | July 8 - 9, 2017 | August 19 - 20, 2017 | View more

Course description

This two-day course is designed to develop the managerial, administrative and leadership skills necessary for the first time fire chief and chief officer who desire a leadership position in their department. This course addresses critical knowledge and skills pertaining to the responsibilities of a fire chief, including such topics as local politics and the role of the chief officer, liability and risk management, and resources and items of knowledge needed to become a first time leader in a new position in his or her agency.

For specific questions concerning this course, please contact Kevin Brame by email at Kevin.Brame@fema.dhs.gov or by phone at 301-447-1069.

Selection criteria

The primary candidates for this course include new or emerging chief officers in a volunteer or combination fire department or emergency service organization. The secondary candidates are new career chiefs, department leaders or emerging leaders of a fire department or emergency service organization. This course is open to all interested emergency services personnel, including volunteer, career and allied professionals. The class is intended primarily for those who have served or will begin to serve soon in leadership positions and who seek to learn more effective ways of managing and leading their agency.

Prerequisites

None

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
May 20 - 21, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 8 - 9, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 19 - 20, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 26 - 27, 2017 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 11 - 12, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 18 - 19, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
April 14 - 15, 2018 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 30, 2018 - July 1, 2018 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None
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