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Analytical Tools for Decision-Making R0387

Curriculum: Managing Officer Planning & Information Management
Training Specialists

Dave Donohue

George Morgan

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.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to take the self-study course, Q0880 - Management Tools for Fire and Emergency Services Leaders available through NFA Online before attending this course.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 166KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual PDF 195KB
Welcome Letter and Pre-course Assignment PDF 581KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

You must meet the criteria for the National Fire Academy's Managing Officer Program.


You must meet the criteria for and be enrolled in the National Fire Academy's Managing Officer Program.

Post-course requirements

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

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
June 12 - 17, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 19 - 24, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 17 - 22, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 24 - 29, 2022 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 31, 2022 - August 5, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 7 - 12, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 21 - 26, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 28, 2022 - September 2, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 11 - 16, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 18 - 23, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 16 - 21, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 23 - 28, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 30, 2022 - November 4, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 6 - 11, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 27, 2022 - December 2, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
December 4 - 9, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Student comments

Tremendous amount of new and applicable information that most people are unaware of. Great information that can be used almost immediately.