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Exercise of Executive Leadership: Self R5201

Executive Fire Officer Program Course
Curriculum: Executive Fire Officer Program Leadership and Executive Development
Training Specialists

Dave Donohue

Tina Crevier

Delivery type
10-day on-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

This course is the first of four residential experiences in the Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program. It provides the EFO with an immersive, educational experience that focuses on an introduction to the program and key concepts.

The experience leads with facilitated introspection and helps the student develop a sense of the relationship with the exercise of leadership for self, organization and community. Students establish the foundation to exercise leadership for adaptive challenges, community risk reduction, and engagement in emergency operations and management.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

Acceptance into the EFO Program is required.


Successful completion of EFOP mediated course M5101 - Executive Leadership Introduction to EFO and Research Design.

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.

Post-course requirements

Successful completion of EFOP mediated course M5102 - Strategic Risk Management Analyzing: Organization.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
April 12 - 23, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland
April 12 - 23, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland
April 26, 2021 - May 7, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 3 - 14, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 21, 2021 - July 2, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland
February 14 - 25, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 14 - 25, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
April 25, 2022 - May 6, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 18 - 29, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 1 - 12, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 22, 2022 - September 2, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland