Shaping the Future F0602

Delivery type 2-Day Off-Campus
ACE recommendation In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire service administration.
CEU’s 1.4
Student pre-course materials and course syllabus PDF,

Training Specialist

Kevin Brame

Upcoming offerings

January 28 - 29, 2017 | February 11 - 12, 2017 | March 16 - 17, 2017 | View more

Course description

This two-day course is designed to assist first- and second-level supervisors and Company Officers (COs) in developing knowledge and skills in contemporary approaches to organizational problem-solving. Topics include use of creative approaches to identifying trends within their organizations; applying problem-solving methodologies; the importance and application of continuous improvement within organizations; how to quantify problems and solutions; factors in organizational and individual resistance to change; and strategies for implementing change. The course incorporates facilitated, student-centered methodologies, including lecture, small and large group activities, and individual assessments.

Selection criteria

• First- and second-level supervisors and COs who are upwardly mobile within their organizations and whose department head wishes to prepare them for increased managerial responsibility.

• Administrative officers who are responsible for significant staff functions within the organization and who report directly to top management.

• Emergency service workers assigned to positions with decision-making responsibilities.



Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
January 28 - 29, 2017 Cancelled Moorhead, Minnesota

Kevin Sedivy
Fire Service Specialist
Minnesota State Fire Marshals Division

Rick Loveland
Fire Program Manager
M State - Moorhead Campus

Course coordination plan
February 11 - 12, 2017 Socorro, New Mexico

Carlos Chavez
NFA Course Coordinator

Course coordination plan
March 16 - 17, 2017 Hilo, Hawaii

Lloyd Rogers
Administrative Specialist
State Fire Council (SFC)

Edmond Suzuki
Administrative Specialist
State Fire Council (SFC)

Course coordination plan
April 1 - 2, 2017 St. Cloud, Minnesota

Kevin Sedivy
Fire Service Specialist
MN State Fire Marshal Division

Michael Thompson
Division Chief of Training
Saint Cloud Fire Department

Course coordination plan
May 10 - 11, 2017 Stow, Massachusetts

Alanna Malatos
Professional Development Coordinator
Department of Fire Services - Massachusetts Firefighting Academy

Heather Antell
Massachusetts Firefighting Academy

Course coordination plan
May 15 - 16, 2017 West Jordan, Utah

Brad Wardle
Assistant Director of Training
Utah Fire and Rescue Academy

Mike Powell
Training Captain
West Jordan Fire Department

Course coordination plan
June 5 - 6, 2017 Salem, Oregon

Rich Daniel
Fire Training Supervisor
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

Rebecca Carroll
Fire Program Support Specialist
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

Course coordination plan
September 18 - 19, 2017 College Park, Maryland

Todd Dyche
Regional Coordinator
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Karen Layton
Program Coordinator
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Course coordination plan
September 21 - 22, 2017 Concord, New Hampshire

Jeffrey Phillips
Bureau Chief
NH Fire Academy

Scott Cathy
NH DOS, Division of Fire Standards, Training and EMS

Course coordination plan
Post-course requirements None