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Get Cutting Edge Leadership Training
 

This acclaimed training is returning to Columbia, SC! The workshop will be held Friday, May 1st through Sunday, May 3rd, 2020.

 

Includes 3-day workshop combined with Brave Fire Leader videos and either a accountability partner or coaching and mentoring sessions following the workshop.

Who Should Attend?  Current Officers, Company Officers, Aspiring Officers, Mid-level Chiefs, EMS, Public-Safety Personnel, Future-Potentials and anyone in Leadership Positions.

In Partnership with the IAFC-SE Division and South Carolina State Association of Fire Chiefs:
 

This engaging, 3-day workshop and Brave Fire Leader videos helps current emergency service leaders and aspiring leaders to:
 

  • Use skills they already know to prevent people problems.
     

  • Learn key areas of focus to improve the impact of their job performance.
     

  • Have access to over 20 leadership tools they can take back and use immediately.
     

  • Engage and develop the employees working on their teams.
     

  • Develop a flexible style in order to lead everyone, no matter their age or style.
     

  • Think on a more comprehensive level about advancing their department’s success.

Deposit: Leadership Academy / Accountability Partner at $799

$25.00Price

Deposit: Leadership Academy / Coaching & Mentoring Sessions at $999

$25.00Price

Do You Want High Performing Officers in Your Department?

Be as Effective OFF the Fire Ground as ON

  • The greatest deficiency in the fire officer training is leadership

  • When training is combined with coaching, individuals increase their performance by an average of 86% compared to 22% with training alone. (Source: Personnel Management Assoc.)

  • It’s more affordable than you think 

What is a Leadership & Coaching Academy?

  • 3-day workshop and Brave Fire Leader videos followed by either a Accountability Partner or Coaching & Mentoring sessions.

    • AP Option: Instruction on use of accountability partner/peer coaching for continued results.

    • Coaching/Mentoring Option: 2 coaching and 2 mentoring by phone over the following 4 months, 1 per month.

  • Combining peer support and 1:1 leadership coaching, great content, facilitation, accountability for results

  • Instructed By: Dan Jones, Retired Fire Chief, Chapel Hill Fire Department and Kelly Walsh, M. Ed., Leadership Coach, former HR Partner for Mesa, AZ Fire and Medical Dept.

  • Each and every session is about bringing back ONE THING to the fire department in order to have impact

  • Class format is engaging, relevant and energizing

What are the Benefits and Results to the Organization?

  • Great ROI to the department, Practical, Measurable, Emphasis on Results, Powerful Approach, Flexible

  • Officers that can solve problems and help manage

  • Less problems and issues coming to the Fire Chief’s desk

  • Participants learn to coach their peers and reduce internal personnel issues

Workshop Content

  • Leadership Foundation / Preparing Officers / Setting Expectations / Dashboard and 30-Day Accountability Plans

  • Communicating Simply and Powerfully

  • Leading vs Managing

  • Think Comprehensively: High Performance Tripod and Timeline/Prevention Focus

  • Rules of Crisis Management & Leadership or or 10 Commandments of Fire Officer Survival

  • Engage and Mobilize Employees

  • Who are we Leading – Generational Differences

  • Ethics and Leadership Values

  • Building Your Networks

  • Lessons Learned

  • Various exercises, staff meetings and team activities

   Brave Fire Leader Online Videos (online training videos are completed at your own pace and time over 2 months)

  • How Fire Departments Train Officers (pre-requisite, attendees to watch this online class the week before class begins)

  • The “Coach Approach” to Performance Management

  • Mentoring as a Key Responsibility

  • Legal Liability and Personnel Management

  • Conflict Management and Having Difficult Conversations

  • Passing the Baton

Upon completion of the 3-day workshop, each participant will have a accountability partner or will receive 2 coaching and 2 mentoring sessions (1 session per month from May through August, 2020).

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Where: Columbia, SC

Venue: Denny Auditorium, South Carolina Fire Academy  Google Map

Address: 141 Monticello Trail, Columbia, SC 29203

 

When: Friday, May 1st through Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm
 

Recommended Lodging:

Dorm lodging, $30/night, at the South Carolina Fire Academy. Additional information coming soon on how to reserve lodging.

Other Lodging Options: 

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Your Instructors:
Chief Dan Jones and Fire Leadership Coach Kelly Walsh have combined their expertise to bring you the best in leadership development.

What is Included:

3-day Workshop and Brave Fire Leader training videos (online training videos are completed at your own pace and time over 2 months)

Accountability Partner from Class (Instruction on use of accountability partner/peer coaching for continued results)

or

Coaching & Mentoring sessions (1 per month over 4 months, 2 mentoring & 2 coaching sessions, each session is by phone for flexibility)

Attendee Pricing:

$799 per attendee with accountability partner ($25 to reserve your seat)

  • Optional:  Following the 3-day workshop Coaching & Mentoring sessions can be added for $300 (2 coaching & 2 mentoring)

$999 per attendee with Coaching and Mentoring sessions ($25 to reserve your seat)

 

Remaining Balance to be invoiced in March/April. (Contact Steven Matzat if you need to be billed at a different time due to 2020 budgets)

  • Note: If paying final invoice by credit a 2.9% CC fee to be added to the invoice.

 

Academy Class size is limited to 44 attendees. Sign-Up Today!

For More Information:
Please contact Steven Matzatsteven@kellywalshconsulting.com | 408-386-5093 (cell)

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Please note the High-Performance Coaching and Leadership Academy may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. In the event of a cancellation a notice will be provided with the option to reschedule for a future academy or receive a full refund.

We are not responsible for any expenses incurred by the registrant if a training course is cancelled. If you are considering booking non-refundable airfare feel free to email me Steven Matzat at steven@kellywalshconsulting.com to verify enrollment.
 
We understand plans must change, if you find that you unable to attend the academy, please contact Steven Matzat at steven@kellywalshconsulting.com
 
The attendee has the following options:
• transferring the registration to a colleague
• providing a refund
 
If you are seeking a refund, provided you notify us at least 45 days prior to the event, a full refund will be provided.
 
If notice is provided less than 45 days to 30 days prior to the event, a refund of 50% will be provided.
 
If notice is provided less than 30 days prior to the event in which case a refund will not be provided.

Any no-shows are non-refundable.