CIA730 - Management and Leadership in Public Safety

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Subject Title
Management and Leadership in Public Safety

Subject Description
This course focuses on effective leadership skills and principles that are applied to a variety of public safety management roles. Students examine the theory and practice of personal leadership including the pursuit of self- understanding, professional responsibility and accountability. Students will also study the theory and practice of group facilitation and leading productive teams

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Examine opportunities to enhance personal leadership strengths and confront personal challenges whether working alone or in a team environment
  2. Understand the concept of personality types and how an individual’s personal traits affect leadership, team building, and conflict.
  3. Demonstrate effective leadership communication skills in working relationships and in support of productive collaboration, problem-solving and conflict resolution.
  4. Identify effective leadership and management styles and methodologies within various work or group environments. 
  5. Utilize a broad range of practical skills and tools in leadership and management practice including: meetings, goals, evaluations, group dynamics, and team building

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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