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Applications in the Exercise of Leadership: Capstone II R5204

Training Specialist


Ed Kensler
301-447-1158

Delivery type


6-day on-campus

ACE recommendation


In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in public administration.

Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program Course

"Applications in the Exercise of Leadership: Capstone II," the final residential experience in the EFO Program, requires the student to demonstrate quantifiable action as a catalyst for change while exemplifying the exercise of executive leadership for self, organization and community.

This experience includes a presentation of the capstone paper to mirror a real-life event, such as a town hall or council meeting, where the student attempts to convince the audience of the change they wish to enact. 

This essential and dynamic experience is designed to provide the executive officer with peer feedback and expert assessment that uniquely informs each student's professional and personal insight.

Acceptance into the Executive Fire Officer Program is required. Please refer to the Selection Criteria for the Executive Fire Officer Program.

Successful completion of R5203 Exercise of Executive Leadership: Community.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
October 13 - 18, 2024 Apply by 7/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
April 6 - 11, 2025 Apply between 12/15/2024 - 1/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland