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Applications in the Exercise of Leadership: Capstone I M5104

This is an academically rigorous online - instructor led EFO Program course. The course is taught synchronously, requiring students to attend scheduled classes. There will be assignments completed outside of the classroom environment. Students should expect to spend 10 to 15 hours on course work each week.
Curriculum: Executive Fire Officer Program
Training Specialist

Christine Spangler

Delivery type
Online - Instructor Led
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

Applications in the Exercise of Leadership: Capstone I an online - instructor-led course integrates program content topics and is the first step in the completion of the EFO Program capstone.

This course provides analysis and interactive opportunities at a strategic executive level that leverage stakeholders, influencers, and actors associated with serving a whole community's public safety and risk management needs.

Instructors work with students through incremental writing assignments focusing on the capstone research synopsis, research proposal, and research paper draft.

Selection criteria

Acceptance into the EFO Program is required.


Successful completion of EFOP course R5203 - Exercise of Executive Leadership: Community.

Post-course requirements

Successful completion of EFO Program course R5204 - Applications in the Exercise of Leadership: Capstone II.