• School of Business

  •  Leadership Communication Skills for Public Safety Professionals

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    Custom designed for Fire Chiefs, Police Chiefs, city and county  administrators, the program will help your management team hone their leadership and communication skills through hands-on professional development.

    Using innovative technology in the classroom, participants will video capture and evaluate their performances as they practice new skills in five dynamic areas:

    • Professional development
    • Relationships/interpersonal style differences
    • Communication
    • Influencing
    • Conflict Management

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     Program at a Glance 

    All students must complete forty-five hours of training in five sessions.  Students who complete the Leadership Communication Skills course will receive a certificate from the Hamline School of Business Center for Public Administration and Leadership.  Cost for the program is $1,325.

    Time Requirements

    Training will occur on five Thursdays over a four month period, beginning in February 2014, and the participants will commit to five nine-hour sessions for the entire program.


    Session 1:  Thursday, February 26, 2014
    Session 2:  Thursday, March 6, 2014
    Session 3:  Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Session 4:  Thursday, May 1, 2014

    Each session will be scheduled as follows:
    8:00am to 5:00pm (continental breakfast and lunch are included)

    Degree Candidacy

    All participants are eligible to earn the certificates regardless of prior academic experience, and participants will earn four Continuing Studies credits.