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Principles of 21st Century Police Leadership

Principles of 21st Century Leadership is course one of two in the LEO Firstline Leadership Development Series. The main objective of this course is to introduce participants to a wide range of practical leadership concepts aimed at fostering personal leadership growth in first line leaders in law enforcement, corrections, communications, and other law enforcement support roles. The course covers various topics including:

 

  • Steps of self-development

  • What is self-leadership?

  • Understanding your strengths and weaknesses

  • Adaptability and resilience

  • Focus and motivation

  • SMART goals

  • Developing, understanding, and implementing personal values

  • Leadership vision

  • Levels of leadership

  • Leadership styles

  • Toxic leadership challenges

  • Adapting to change

  • Leading through change

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Principles of 21st Century 
Management and Supervision

Principles of 21st Century Management and Supervision is course two of two in the LEO Firstline Leadership Development Series. The main objective of this course is to introduce participants to a wide range of practical management and supervision concepts aimed at fostering personal growth in supervision and management in first line leaders in law enforcement, corrections, communications, and other law enforcement support roles. The course covers various topics including:

  • Understanding Civil Liability Related to Inadequate Leadership, Management, and Supervision

  • Managing in a Law Enforcement Agency

  • Challenges of Law Enforcement Management

  • Types of Management

  • What is Supervision?

  • Effects of Inadequate Law Enforcement Supervision

  • Difficulties of Supervising Law Enforcement Officers

  • Types of Supervision

  • Performance Evaluations

  • Key Aspects of Effective Supervision

  • Understanding Discipline, Recognition, and Reward

  • Coaching, Counseling, and Mentoring

  • Building Credibility

  • Addressing Difficult Employees

  • Addressing Performance Problems and Problem Employees

  • Six Law Enforcement Leadership Communication Skills

  • 9 Elements of Communication for Law Enforcement Leaders

  • Common Communication Problems

  • Effective Internal and External Communication

  • Ethical Decision-making

  • Consequences of Poor Ethical Decision-making

  • Human-Centered Design Mindset

  • Understanding Generational Differences

  • Supervising Generational Differences

  • Generational Similarities

  • Managing and Motivating a Diverse Team

  • Managing Organizational Politics and Power Dynamics

  • Managing and Leading through Organizational Restructuring​​

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