Training Courses

Leadership in Today's World

     PDS Requirement
     IPEM Requirement

This newly revised one day course is designed to focus on the participant's ability to lead and influence others in the areas of emergency management by increasing their range of skills in such areas as conflict management, use of power and group dynamics. During the course each participant will have the opportunity to learn about themselves and their style of leadership through the administration of several standardized evaluation instruments. This course will review various leadership styles and how to influence others. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned during group activities. Replaces Leadership and Influence. Course powerpoint will be emailed to students ahead of time to either print out and bring with them or download to an electronic device.

Course Length: 8 hours

Course Manager:

Course Timeline: Unless otherwise stated, registration is always 30 minutes prior to the class start time.

Prerequisite: FEMA Independent Study IS 240- Leadership and Influence, must be completed before attending this course and a copy of the certificate forwarded to IEMA before you will be able to attend the classroom portion of Leadership and Influence. Please forward a copy of your certificate for FEMA Independent Study IS 240 to IEMA, 2200 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, Illinois 62703, Attention: Training. Once we receive the certificate, we will add it to your official student transcript.

Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials, volunteer and other agency officials involved in emergency management who want to become more effective leaders.

Scheduled Classes:
Date Location
Jun 28, 2024Suburban North Building (Region Four Office)**

** No lodging available

Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date.

If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Nancy Buck. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.



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IEMA Main Office 217-782-2700
TTY 866-277-5669

2200 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, Illinois 62703

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