Shaping the Future (Course available only during NFA Sponsored State Weekends) W0602

Delivery type 2-Day On-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

July 8 - 9, 2017 | July 15 - 16, 2017 | July 29 - 30, 2017 | View more

Course description

This is 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
July 8 - 9, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 15 - 16, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 29 - 30, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 14 - 15, 2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 18 - 19, 2018 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None