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Note: effective July 28, 2021, all Federal employees, onsite contractors, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status or level of COVID transmission in your local area, are required to wear a mask inside all DHS workspaces and Federal buildings.

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IS-240.C: Leadership and Influence

Course Date

8/13/2021

Course Overview

The goal of this course is to improve your leadership and influence skills. This course addresses: Leadership from within; How to facilitate change; How to build and rebuild trust; Using personal influence and political savvy; and Fostering an environment for leadership development.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain what leadership means for emergency personnel.
  • Explain why effective leadership begins with personal insight and development.
  • Identify your leadership capabilities and areas for personal development.
  • Describe a change management model and the process for planning, communicating, and implementing changes.
  • Describe how to build and rebuild trust in an organization.
  • Use personal influence and develop political savvy to network and influence people effectively.
  • Develop strategies for creating a positive work environment that fosters leadership and a commitment to continuous improvement in others. List only the main objectives of the course, to be included in

Primary Audience

This is an entry-level course designed for individuals new to the field of emergency management or persons with a desire to understand the fundamentals of emergency management.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

3 hours
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Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
 
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