North Carolina Leadership Academy

Are You Prepared To Lead

FULL–May 24-May 28, 2021–FULL

2022 dates coming soon!

This course will assist you in meeting the prerequisites required to attend the National Fire Academy’s Managing Officer Program. The Managing Officer Program can help you, as a first- or mid-level officer/supervisor, jump-start professional development early on in your career or volunteer service. You will build on foundational management and technical competencies, learning to address issues of interpersonal and cultural sensitivity, professional ethics, and outcome-based performance

Course Description

This five-day course presents NEWLY REVISED LEADERSHIP COURSES presents the fire and emergency medical services (EMS) supervisor with the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire and EMS environment, to successfully transition to supervisory and leadership roles, and establish a conceptual foundation and framework for success in leadership roles by exploring creative, analytical, political and critical thinking perspectives. Topics in the course include: adaptive leadership, change management, active followership, effective communication including difficult conversations, advocacy-inquiry based dialogue and persuasion, ethics, authority, power, decision-making assessing situations from multiple perspectives, fostering creativity and innovation, professionalism, resilience, emotional intelligence, situational awareness, managing conflict, delegating, mentoring, coaching, empowerment, and building collaboration and synergy for professional growth. The course includes the development of a personal plan for active engagement in the provision of leadership in supervision. Attendance for the full week will receive priority registration.

This school will cover the Leadership in Supervision Series:

  • Creating Environments for Professional Growth
  • Perspectives in Thinking
  • Frameworks to Success

Course Contact:
Tess Regan 
Coordinator of Fire and Rescue 
119 Van Dusen Hall 

Course Location:
Sandhills Community College
3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Van Dusen Hall Room(s) 102-103