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Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership Within Communities S0520

This online-instructor led (live) course is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern). Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.
Curriculum: Leadership and Executive Development
Delivery type
Online - Instructor Led (Live)
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in public administration.
The objective of this 2-day course is to provide fire service authority figures with knowledge and skills, enabling them to exercise leadership when confronting adaptive challenges presented by increasingly diverse internal and external communities. The goal of the course is for participants to use the diversity of ideas, peoples and cultures as resources in exercising leadership to address adaptive challenges in their communities.
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Upcoming offerings

July 14 - 15, 2022

August 8 - 9, 2022

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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 131KB
Instructions to download student manual.

Selection criteria

The target audience is fire and emergency services personnel in positions of authority who have an opportunity to exercise leadership. An eligible student must be minimally assigned to a supervisory level position (for example, a Company Officer).


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


Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
July 14 - 15, 2022
8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Eastern)
Apply August 8 - 9, 2022
8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Eastern)