Organizational Leadership & Problem Solving
40 Hour Training Course / KLEC Certified
Problem-solving has become a principal job of those in leadership positions. A logical and reasonable basis for problem-solving is necessary to obtain consistent and lasting performance among individuals. This course combines organizational leadership and the role of problem-solving in a law enforcement agency. Participants will be provided the opportunity to reflect on different leadership models, techniques, and examples.
Organizational Leadership & Problem Solving is one of the four courses required to complete the optional Organizational Management Certificate Program.
Course Topics and Areas of Study:
- Organizational leadership
- Problem solving
- Problem based learning
- Defining leadership
- Leadership and ethics
- Leadership models
Course Materials and Equipment
Course materials (i.e., Powerpoint presentations, handouts, articles, etc.) will be provided electronically for this course on a computerized access link provided to registered students prior to the class. It is highly recommended that students download course materials to a laptop, tablet or other device prior to the first day of class and bring the device with them to the course. Otherwise, students should print SPI-provided course materials from the access link and bring printed materials with them to class.
In order to download course materials from the access link, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel software (Office Suite) should be installed on laptop, tablet or other device.
Who Should Attend:
Mid-level & upper management and upper management-seeking law enforcement personnel.
Upcoming Training and Lodging:
If this course is not currently scheduled, it can be brought to your region by a co-hosting agency or through a contract. Learn more.
What Our Graduates Are Saying:
"Organizational Leadership and Problem Solving is one of the most interesting as well as interactive courses that I have ever attended. The way the course is delivered is very engaging which promotes and fosters individual professional experience to prevail and being exchanged among participants. The course makes you aware of your leadership character traits and gives you room to enhance."
"I enjoyed the training. It got our team to work together and find a way to improve our agency."
"The interactive parts of the course were the best. The thoughts shared by others from all over the country are invaluable to expanding our knowledge base."
"The course was very informative and touched on the many aspects of leadership. The team building exercises is what made this course invaluable."
"The course was worthwhile. It hit all areas of supervision and gave me new methods on dealing with my co-workers."
"Team participation was a great way to keep everyone involved. Learned a lot. The class manual was very informative and I will go back and use/review it on many occasions."
"The course was worthwhile because I learned different leadership styles. Also it allowed me to rethink a few of my organizational challenges that I would to address and implement."
"This course was very well thought out. Each individual started out alone as one person and developed into a team coming together and working together."
"Course is very informative. Gives the inexperienced manager/leader good ideas and information to be a positive person/leader/team member. Information was relevant. Would like all employees to go through this course so everyone would understand and related to the process and ideas."
"The course was great. Not only that it teaches you how to be an exceptional leader, it also teaches you how to care for others and the nature of policing. It teaches different techniques that can be applied to all and it forces you to be creative thinkers and logical problem solvers. Lots and lots and lots of great information."
"Great course! I was able to learn more about myself as a leader, along with instruction on improving myself and (my) organization. Very interactive."
"This course was worthwhile for me. It broadened my horizon on organizational leadership and problem-solving. I learned a lot on how to create team building, how to implement ethical leadership, how to solve problems using effective methodologies such as SARA Model or Fishbone Model. The course was so interactive and engaging."