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Brave Fire Leader Leadership Academy

3-day Live Leadership ​Academy begins
Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 in San Antonio
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" Leadership is never more important than in a crisis"

Do You Want High Performing Officers in Your Department?

Be as Effective OFF the Fire Ground as ON

Fast Track Your Leadership Success

  • 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 online video sessions 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

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

This engaging, 3-day workshop and Brave Fire Leader online video sessions 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.

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

Watch our short 2 minute video to learn more.

3-day 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

  • Passing the Baton

  • The “Coach Approach” to Performance Management

  • Mentoring as a Key Responsibility

  • Various exercises, staff meetings and team activities

Brave Fire Leader Online Video Sessions

Note: Online video sessions are completed at your own pace.

Pre-requisite, attendees to watch this online class the week before class begins.

  • How Fire Departments Train Officers

Post Workshop Sessions

  • Legal Liability and Personnel Management

  • Conflict Management and Having Difficult Conversations

  • Building Your Networks

  • Lessons Learned

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, 2022). 

Where: San Antonio, TX

Venue: District 7 Fire Rescue, Fire Station 115

Address: 11615 Galm Road San Antonio, Texas 78254  Google Maps

​When: Tuesday, April 19th through Thursday, April 21st, 2022

Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Hotels Near Venue: Link to Lodging

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

Brave Fire Leader online video sessions (60-day access)

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)

Leadership Academy Pricing:

$759 per attendee with Accountability Partner, lunch included

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

$1,059 per attendee with Coaching and Mentoring sessions, lunch included

If you wish to be invoiced or pay at a later date due to department budgets, please click here and email Steven Matzat.

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 Brave Fire Leader 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

Please register and pay for one of the different Leadership Academy options below.