Leadership & Influence
This one day course is designed to focus on the participant's ability to lead and influence others in the areas of emergency management by increasing their range of skills in such areas as conflict management, use of power and group dynamics. During the course each participant will have the opportunity to learn about themselves and their style of leadership through the administration of several standardized evaluation instruments. This course will review various leadership styles and how to influence others. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned during group activities.
Course Length: 8 hours
Course Manager: Please contact Regional Office for more information during regular business
Course Timeline: Review the training calendar to identify the timeline for the specific class you will be attending. Unless otherwise stated, registration is always 30 minutes prior to the class start time.
Prerequisite: FEMA Independent Study IS 240.b- Leadership and Influence, must be completed before attending this course and a copy of the certificate forwarded to IEMA before you will be able to attend the classroom portion of Leadership and Influence. Please forward a copy of your certificate for FEMA Independent Study IS 240.b to IEMA, 2200 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, Illinois 62703, Attention: Training. OR fax to 217-557-1978 Once we receive the certificate, we will add it to your official student transcript.
Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials, volunteer and other agency officials involved in emergency management who want to become more effective leaders.
Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.
Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.
If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.