Cline offers his take on the best ways to train and mentor the new generation of firefighters so the leadership baton is passed to the most competent and prepared members of this new fireefighting class.
You will be introduced to the tenets of Full Contact Leadership and how it applies to the fire officer and those who aspire to become fire officers. Understanding and addressing the often uncomfortable personnel conflicts and subordinate/superior relationships and their application to the fireground are a major focus. The steps to resolving personnel conflict are compared and applied to the familiar fireground evolutions with which most fire operators are comfortable--sort of a way to introduce a level of comfort into the uncomfortable areas of command and leadership.
The popular crew of fire service veterans bring their annual FDIC class roundtable discussion to this webcast to talk about the most pressing issues of the modern fire service, from education opportunities to the latest equipment and tactics.
Learn tricks of the trade that “slow the fireground down” and help you stay in control to avoid confusion and chaos at incidents. The instructor presents case studies and leadership lessons from his experiences gained in a 36-year career on the Chicago (IL) Fire Department. Modern tactics are compared to traditional tactics from the perspective of what has changed and why. Audiovisuals reinforce the powerful lessons learned. Team building and leadership, earning respect, motivating your fellow firefighters, becoming an inspirational leader, risk management, fireground tactics, communications and accountability, critical incident decision making, and how to achieve your goals are among the topics covered.
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