Leadership Series

NFA Leadership Series
May 23rd-27th, 2022

Registration now open

Course Description

This five-day LEADERSHIP series 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.

Leadership Academy Flyer 2022

Leadership 2022 Registration Form

Course Contact:
Donnie Smith 
Director 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