Leadership Principles for the Incident Commander

Course Overview

EMSI’s Leadership Principles for the Incident Commander course is designed to introduce All-Hazards Incident Commanders to leadership principles that can be applied in the incident management environment to enhance effectiveness.

Specific Course Topics

  • Leading an Incident Response and Management Organization
  • Command Presence and Command Climate
  • Command Direction and Leader’s Intent
  • Delegation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Critical Thinking
  • Risk Management
  • Performance Assessment

Target Audience

Incident Commanders


One Day (8 hours)

Pre-requisite (recommended)

  • ICS-300
  • All-Hazards Incident Leadership
  • Incident Commander Training

This Course may be taught in Conjunction With