National Emergency Management Leaders Academy
E0451 Leadership 1 – Overview of Leadership in Emergency Management
Course One participants begin with an opening scenario that introduces effective management qualities, leading into a presentation and discussion on management styles. Strategic thinking, problem-solving, decision-making are addressed next, followed by strategic planning, budgeting, mission/vision statements, resource and risk management, stakeholder communication/collaboration/coordination, public advocacy/communication, and change management. The Course culminates with a lab for application of key learning concepts and outcomes of the self-assessment to the Action Project.
This course is designed for current and emerging leaders in emergency management. The target audience includes government, non-profit voluntary organization, and private sector managers responsible for emergency management or homeland security, including:
- State, local, tribal, and territorial emergency management or homeland security program staff and managers;
- Federal department heads and branch chiefs of emergency management or homeland security;
- Directors and managers of non-profit voluntary organizations;
- Private sector managers leading emergency management offices and related programs; and
- Emergency management program directors from all organizations listed above with significant authority and responsibilities.