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Analytical Tools for Decision-Making R0387

Training Specialist

Daniel Newland

Delivery type

6-day on-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in data analytics.

This 6-day course will enable you to leverage technology to support community risk reduction as well as fire and emergency medical services emergency preparedness planning.

You will gain experience with technologies that support planning, mitigation, and response and recovery operations.

This course is technically/technology-intensive and will present significant challenges for those not proficient with the use of personal computers, complex software and manipulation of data.

A substantial portion of the course involves geospatial technologies and their applications. You will receive hands-on training in the use of alternate computer technologies.

Attendees are strongly encouraged to take the Q0696, "Introduction to Application of Data for Fire and Emergency Services" self-study course available through NFA Online before attending this course.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Welcome Letter, Instructions to Download Student Manual & Pre-Course Assignment: PDF 913KB
Course Syllabus: PDF 581KB

Anyone with decision making responsibility at the organizational or component level, including those assigned to committees.

ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Chief's signature on application attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Upon completion of the resident courses, managing officer candidates will have to complete a capstone project.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
August 11 - 16, 2024 Vacancies Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 20 - 25, 2024 Apply by 7/15 Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
December 1 - 6, 2024 Apply by 7/15 Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 2 - 7, 2025 Apply between 9/15/2024 - 10/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 22 - 27, 2025 Apply between 12/15/2024 - 1/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland