L-280, Followership to Leadership

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Description

This training course is designed as a self-assessment opportunity for individuals preparing to step into a leadership role. The course combines one day of classroom instruction followed by a second day in the field with students working through a series of problem solving events in small teams (Field Leadership Assessment Course). Topics include leadership values and principles, transition challenges for new leaders, situational leadership, team cohesion factors, ethical decision-making, and after action review techniques. Some course delivery may be arduous in nature.

Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of fundamental leadership principles.
  • Students will assess their individual traits and motivation for entering into a leadership role.

Target Group

Personnel desiring to be qualified as a single resource boss.

Delivery

L-280 is available as classroom instructor-led training.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course work4
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training16
Total Hours20

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for L-280 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

  • Experience on incident assignments in operations or support functions.
  • Successful completion of L-180, Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.

Course Level

Local

Associated Position Task Books

Information not available at this time.

 

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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2019-02-06

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