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Analytical Tools for Decision-Making R0387

Training Specialist


Dave Donohue
301-447-1094

Delivery type


6-day on-campus

Continuing education units


5.2

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

Instructions to Download Student Manual: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_r0387.pdf PDF 166KB
Welcome Letter and Pre-course Assignment: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0387.pdf PDF 195KB
Course Syllabus: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_r0387.pdf PDF 581KB

You must meet the criteria for the NFA's Managing Officer Program.

Completion of the self-study course Q0880, "Management Tools for Emergency Services Leaders" available through NFA Online before attending this course.

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


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

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
October 16 - 21, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 30, 2022 - November 4, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 27, 2022 - December 2, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
December 4 - 9, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 4 - 9, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 11 - 16, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 9 - 14, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 13 - 18, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 20 - 25, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland