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101 – Introduction to Emergency Management for Fire Service

Instructor:

Conne Burnham,
Exercise and Evaluation Development Specialist,
MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute
(Click here for biography)

Class Time:

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
through
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CEU's:

None

This course is designed to identify basic definitions, concepts and systems utilized within the emergency management discipline. It will include identification of hazards and risks and activities found within the four phases of emergency management. It addresses federal, state and local roles and responsibilities in a major disaster, with an emphasis on government coordination and the solutions to complicated problems that frequently arise in disasters. This course is designed for fire fighters, local jurisdiction officials, emergency managers, volunteers and other emergency service personnel.


This course is presented by the United States Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy.

This class is part of the MU FRTI Fire Officer Certificate Program.

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102 – Leadership: Strategies for Personal Success

Instructor:

David Hall,
Fire Chief,
Springfield Fire Department
(Click here for biography)

Class Time:

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
through
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CEU's:

12-Instructor

Designed to meet the needs of the company officer, this course provides participants with the basic skills and tools to perform effectively as a leader in the fire service environment. This presentation addresses ethics, use and abuse of power at the company level, creativity in the fire service environment and managing the multiple roles of the company officer. If you are currently a company officer, or are preparing for the position, this class will help you in that role.


This course is presented by the United States Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy.

This class is part of the MU FRTI Fire Officer Certificate Program.

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103 – Shaping the Future

Instructor:

Jon Trent,
Chief,
Nixa Fire Protection District
(Click here for biography)

Class Time:

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
through
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CEU's:

None

This course will focus on the skills and techniques that a mid-level manger needs to provide leadership and direction for his or her fire department. Participants will focus on identifying opportunities, including methods to reframe problems accurately. Participants will solve problems as groups, rather than continually using the traditional fire service groups. Topics will include brain writing and whole brain thinking, problem solving strategies, and a discussion of benchmarks and the need to access resources outside the fire department and government. Finally individuals will focus the need to quantify, justify, and communicate decisions in order to implement them effectively.


This course is presented by the United States Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy.

This class is part of the MU FRTI Fire Officer Certificate Program.

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