L-280, Followership to Leadership, 2008
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.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of fundamental leadership principles.
- Students will assess their individual traits and motivation for entering into a leadership role.
Personnel desiring to be qualified as a single resource boss.
L-280 is available as classroom instructor-led training.
Course Components and Hours to Complete
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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.