Leadership in the 21st Century

This course may be offered in a 24-hour or 40-hour format. The Leadership Program addresses the basic theory of leadership as it applies to problem-solving. The principles of authority and command are also explored; as is the concept of failure as it relates to organizational decision-making.

Chief Jerry Hoover and President George Bush
Chief Jerry Hoover and President George Bush

Examples are taken from various models of historic leadership styles, command and control, and situational leadership. Problem-solving/decision-making and strategic planning are current themes discussed in the context of leadership.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the difference between leadership and command.
  • Develop leadership skills to use in today’s problem-oriented and community-oriented policing environments.
  • Explore leadership beyond the context of “police work.”

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