Leadership Related Classes

2197: Leadership in Supervision- Creating Environments for Professional Growth

  • Prerequisites: Recommended: ICS-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online.
  • Contact Hours: 16
  • This two-day course presents the supervisor with the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire and EMS environment. The course includes concepts related to a successful transition to supervisory and leadership roles, including concepts of adaptive leadership; change management; active followership; effective communication, including difficult conversations and advocacy-inquiry based dialogue; ethics; authority; power; decision-making; and active engagement through development of a personal plan.

2198: Leadership in Supervision- Perspectives in Thinking

  • Prerequisites: Recommended: ICS-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online.
  • Contact Hours: 16
  • This two-day course provides the supervisor with the conceptual foundation and framework for success in leadership roles by exploring creative, analytical, political and critical thinking perspectives. The course addresses skills needed for assessing situations from multiple perspectives, making critical decisions, fostering creativity and innovation, and using persuasion.

2199: Leadership in Supervision- Frameworks to Success

  • Prerequisites: Recommended: ICS-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online.
  • Contact Hours: 16
  • This two-day course provides the supervisor with the knowledge and skills to perform successfully in the fire and Emergency Medical Services environments. The course addresses professionalism, resilience, emotional intelligence, and situational awareness, as well as managing conflict, delegating mentoring, coaching, empowering, and building collaboration and synergy for professional growth.