Illinois Fire Service Institute


Leadership Principles for the Fire Officer : 4.00-8.00 Hours

Course Description

Due to time constraints of job, family, and the needs of the department/district, many leaders are unable to commit the time required to attend formalized classes on leadership. This course is designed to address the leadership principles necessary to effectively direct and manage volunteer, combination and small to medium sized career departments. This course will identify leadership philosophies and facilitate a patch of discovery designed to help the student identify their own leadership qualities, strengths and weaknesses. Discussion of individual department challenges in a case study format is encouraged. Primary focus will be for Intermediate or advanced command level/supervisory personnel, but can include fire service/emergency services personnel at all levels.


  Leadership Principles Syllabus.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • officer


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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