L-580, Leadership Is Action

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Course Description

This is a continuing education opportunity available to senior fire management leaders. The intent is to foster exchange of knowledge and experience in the art of leading during high-risk and complex incidents.

THIS IS NOT A COURSE PACKAGE AVAILABLE FROM THE NWCG PRODUCTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. Specific course information can be found at the Wildland Fire Leadership website https://www.fireleadership.gov/courses/courses.html.

NAFRI is the coordinator for the L-580 events. Specific delivery information can be obtained from the NAFRI L-580 Course Coordinator at https://www.nafri.gov/.

Selected course materials should address these topics:

  • Focus on leadership actions, decision-making, and critical thinking at the strategic level
  • Include structured facilitation of interactive group discussions and/or activities
  • Involve pre- and/or post-study activities related to the specific event

Course Objective:

  • L-580 provides senior-level leaders with a variety of L-580 Steering Committee-approved continuing education opportunities that complement other Incident Management Organization training.

Course Delivery

Information not available at this time.

Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workVaries
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led trainingVaries
Total HoursVaries

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for L-580 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer or Geographic Area Training Representative for more information about local course sessions.

Course Required For:

None.

Course Recommended For:

Senior-level leaders and decision makers, including, but not restricted to, Agency Administrators and Incident Management Organizations (Type 1, Type 2, Area Command, and NIMO).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Previous attendance at other L-courses is highly recommended. Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.

Associated Position Task Books

Information not available at this time.

Functional Area: 
Command
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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2018-11-09

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