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 119KB
Training Specialist

Kevin Brame

Upcoming offerings

April 7 - 8, 2018 | April 19 - 20, 2018 | April 25 - 26, 2018 | 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

Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
April 7 - 8, 2018 Pierre, South Dakota

Mike Erickson
Deputy Fire Marshal
South Dakota Department of Public Safety

Doug Hinkle
Chief Deputy Fire Marshal
South Dakota Department of Public Safety

Ian Paul
Fire Chief
Pierre Fire Department

Course coordination plan
April 19 - 20, 2018 Ames, Iowa

Jim Kenkel
Program Coordinator
Fire Service Training Bureau

Course coordination plan
April 25 - 26, 2018 Salem, Oregon

Julie Olsen
Fire Program Supervisor
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

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

Course coordination plan
May 3 - 4, 2018 Prescott Valley, Arizona

Jeff Johnston
Certification Coordinator

John Feddema
Training Chief
Central Arizona Fire and Medical

Course coordination plan
August 14 - 15, 2018 Ocala, Florida

Patrick Giacobbe
Academic Instructor
The Bureau of Fire Standards and Training

Course coordination plan
September 15 - 16, 2018 West Memphis, Arkansas

James Rubow
Deputy Director
Arkansas Fire Training Academy

Jeff Jones
Assistant Fire Chief
West Memphis Fire Department

Course coordination plan
September 18 - 19, 2018 Concord, New Hampshire

Scott Cathy
NH Fire Academy

Jeff Phillips
Assistant Director
NH Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
Post-course requirements None