This 40-hour Leadership Academy is structured for professionals in all echelons within Fire Departments and Fire Districts.
Dates to be determined.
Pricing Range: $15,000 and up; Call (541) 806-1502 for a no obligation quote.
Day 1 The Effective Leader's Role As Follower And Leader - Among The Topics To Be Covered: Why It’s Critical That You Be A Good Follower Before Expecting Others To Follow You; “I Am Not My Job Title” And Other Perils Of Being A Leader; Interpersonal Dynamics; Effective Leaders versus Ineffective Leaders; The Difference Between A "Manager" And A "Leader"; The Difference Between "Developing Policy" And "Execution Of Policy"; What It Takes To Move From Line Employee To Supervisor; Strategic Issues Facing Supervisors; How To Delegate Effectively; How To Deal With Difficult Employees; Effective Communication; Interrelationships Between Shift, Section, and Department Plans and Budgets; How To Write Effective Policies and Procedures; Common Problems Among Supervisors And How To Overcome Them.
Day 2 The Effective Leader's Role In Day-To-Day Operations - Among The Topics To Be Covered: The Importance Of Taking Initiative; How To Earn Respect From Peers And Subordinates; How To Structure Effective Line And Staff Relationships; Critical Components Of The Leader's Job Description; More On Communication; Collaboration With Other Departments Within Your Agency; How To Use Action Plans And Achievement Reports; Time Management; and Techniques For Improving Quality, Productivity and Creativity Within Your Team; The Importance Of A “Give Up List”; Improving Listening Skills.
Day 3 The Effective Leader's Role In Finance & Budgeting - Among The Topics To Be Covered: How To Prepare A Budget; How To Understand And Use Your Budget As A Tool; What Assistance We Must Expect From Finance Departments; How To Be Accountable For Your Budget; The Supervisor's Role In Acquiring Resources For The Team. (This is NOT a bookkeeping or accounting class.)
Day 4 The Effective Leader's Role In People Management - Among The Topics To Be Covered: Principles Of Organizational Development; How To Create An Effective Chart of Organization; Techniques For Effective Recruiting and Selection; How And Why To Implement An Effective Orientation Program; Setting Performance Standards For Subordinates; How To Be An Effective Coach; How To Conduct An Effective Job Performance Review; Records Keeping In People Management; How To Terminate Employment Relationships Without Guilt; What We Should Expect From The City/County Personnel Office.
Day 5 The Effective Leader's Role In Community and Media Relations - Among The Topics To Be Covered: Marketing & Community Relations Defined; How To Deal With The Media; How To Write An Effective Community Relations Plan; The Role Of Citizen’s Academies In Furthering The Agency’s Objectives; The Role And Responsibilities Of The Public Information Officer (PIO); Effectively Packaging Local Government; How And Why To Create A Citizen’s Advisory Group.
In addition to course materials and a Certificate of Completion, each participant will receive a copy of Steve's book, Strategic Planning & Organizational Culture For Public Safety Agencies.