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Analytical Tools for Decision-Making N0387

Curriculum: Managing Officer Planning & Information Management
Training Specialists

Dave Donohue
301-447-1094

Tina Crevier
301-447-1107

Delivery type
6-day off-campus
Continuing education units
5.2
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, three semester hours in analytical technology or SWOT analysis.

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.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_n0387.pdf PDF 901KB
Welcome Letter and Pre-course Assignment
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_n0387.pdf PDF 725KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

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

Prerequisites

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

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.

Post-course requirements

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