Educational Seminars

THURSDAY’S FULL DAY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

 

  • Tactics and Strategy for the Company Officer and Crew with Chief Richard Riley:  Skills and setup for fireground tactical operations. Initial company officer and crew strategies before the chief arrives. Efficient deployment during those first few minutes to achieve a successful fire attack. How to deploy your crew for an effective operation while assuring a safe working environment.
    Thursday, June 22, 8:30 – 4:30
  • Fireground Strategy for the Incident Commander with Chief Michael Dillon: 
    Successful fireground operations are dependent upon successful strategy implementation. Learn how to size-up the situation and implement appropriate strategy. Tips on deploying fire companies, establishing a RIT Team, staging apparatus to control scene chaos, assuring that fireground priorities are met, establishing divisions & groups, and maintaining situational awareness throughout an incident.
    Thursday, June 22, 8:30 – 4:30
  • THE BEST IN LEADING – A Fantastic Workshop for Fire/EMS Officers
    with Howard Cross: This hands-on workshop provides both new and experienced leaders with skills and knowledge to help them improve in their role as either a formal or informal leader. Individuals are taught how to deal with the “human” component of leading a group—how to develop people to realize their full potential while contributing to the effectiveness of the organization.
    Thursday, June 22, 8:30 – 4:30
  • Tame Your Chaos: Practical Tips for Time Management with Lorena Prime: There’s a lot expected of you, but you can manage your day so that you’re still in control. In this workshop, you’ll learn tips and techniques to help you prioritize, delegate, handle emails and papers, get organized, plan your day, deal with distractions and interruptions as well as other practical, tactical information to help you be more productive and get done what needs to be done. The day will include some lecture, excercises, and discussion with your peers so that you leave with ideas that can make an immediate impact when you return to the office.
    Thursday, June 22, 8:30 – 4:30

FRIDAY’S KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Lessons Learned at the Back Bay Fire
Boston Fire Commissioner and Chief of Department Joseph E. Finn
Friday, June 23, 8:30 – 10:00

FRIDAY BREAKOUT SPEAKERS

 

  • First Due Company Officer Tactics with Chief Richard Riley: The skills and setup for fireground tactical operations. Efficient deployment during those first few minutes to achieve a successful fire attack while assuring a safe working environment. (An abbreviated session of Thursday’s class “Tactics and Strategy for the Company Officer and Crew”)
    Friday, June 23, 10:30 – 12:00
    Friday, June 23, 1:00 – 2:30
  • Incident Command on the Fireground with Chief Michael Dillon: Learn how to size-up the situation and implement appropriate strategy. Tips on deploying fire companies, establishing a RIT Team, staging apparatus to control scene chaos, establishing divisions & groups, and maintaining situational awareness throughout an incident. (An abbreviated session of Thursday’s.
    Friday, June 23, 10:30 – 12:00
    Friday, June 23, 1:00 – 2:30
  • Leading as a Fire/EMS Officer with Howard Cross: For both new and experienced leaders. Individuals are taught how to deal with the “human” component of leading a group—how to develop people to realize their full potential while contributing to the effectiveness of the organization. (An abbreviated session of Thursday’s class “THE BEST IN LEADING: A Fantastic Workshop For Fire/EMS Officers”)
    Friday, June 23, 10:30 – 12:00
    Friday, June 23, 1:00 – 2:30
  • Tame Your Email Inbox with Lorena Prime: Do you struggle to stay on top of your emails? Is your inbox a to-do list? Are there over 200 emails lingering around? Email can control how your day flows and what things you work on, but it doesn’t have to! Come learn how to deal with emails efficiently, take action when needed, file when necessary, and understand how to put your inbox on “autopilot.” You’ll leave class knowing how to be proactive rather than reactive and stop getting caught in the email black hole!
    Friday, June 23, 10:30 – 12:00
    Friday, June 23, 1:00 – 2:30

2017 Educational Theme: “Leadership, Command, Tactics & Strategy”