FIRE 281 : L-280 Followership/Leadership

Transcript title

L-280 Followership/Leadership



Grading mode

Pass/No Pass grades

Total contact hours


Lecture hours



FIRE 125.

Course Description

Designed as a self-assessment opportunity for individuals preparing to step into a leadership role. Includes one day of classroom instruction followed by a day in the field with small teams of students working through a series of problem-solving events (Field Leadership Assessment Course). Includes leadership values and principles; transition challenges for new leaders; situational leadership; team cohesion factors; ethical decision making; after action review techniques. National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) certified course. P/NP grading.

Course learning outcomes

1. Explain fundamental leadership principles.
2. Assess their individual traits and motivation for entering into a leadership role.

Content outline

The learning outcomes are those of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).

  1. Introduction
  2. The art of leadership
  3. Foundations of leadership
  4. Follower to leader: the transition
  5. Situational leadership
  6. Team cohesion
  7. Ethical decisions
  8. Leadership in action: the after action review
  9. Putting it in practice
  10. Field Leadership Assessment Course (FLAC)

Required materials

All materials are provided.

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