1501 N. Belcher Road #225
Clearwater, FL 33765
8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013
Part I, Morning Session: "DC Fire: Leadership & Accountability Issues" Course Description: All agencies have their trials and tribulations that have to be dealt with on a day-to-day bases. Chief Dennis Rubin will be sharing some insight of the inter-workings of one of America's largest Fire & EMS Departments. Rubin will discuss various case studies that he and his senior staff faced during the four years of Mayor Adrian Fenty's Administration. Chief Rubin will describe how these issues were resolved and what the outcome was of the solutions that were selected and actually implemented. This program is based on the textbook “DC Fire”.DC Leadership & Accountability Issues Course Objectives: The participants shall be able to identify and discuss at least two of the principals that were used to solve organization problems that will be presented in this program. The participants shall be able explain why public trust and governing body support is critically important to their agency, and how these elements can be applied in their own community.The participants shall be able to compare and contrast positive inter-governmental relationships at the local, state and national levels.The participants shall be able to list and explain at least five of the seventeen principals that should be applied when applying leadership and accountability to any organization. Part II, Afternoon Sesion: "Rube's Rules of Leadership"Course Description: Chief Dennis Rubin has developed his personal list of "rules to live by" over the past four decades. Rubin will be sharing these 13 "Mission Critical" rules in an open, honest, and humorous way. Chief Rubin has just completed publishing his first “e-Book” that delivers these 13 Rules in a great textbook format. Apple iTunes has released “Rube’s Rules For Leadership” it is available for purchase and download on the iTunes website. Rubin will engage in a discussion as to how you can adopt these 13 rules and implement them in your own leadership style. You will get Rubin's insight about these thirteen Rules and much more of his leadership philosophy during this guided discussion with a Chief that has served in a few some of America's largest Fire & Rescue Departments. The above-mentioned textbook is recommended to be used during this presentation. No handouts will be provided. Rube's Rules of Leadership Course Objectives: The participants shall be able to list at least 5 of the 13 rules presented and be able to describe how those five rules can be applied in real life situations.The participants shall be able to describe why the fire & rescue service is one of America's highest visible and scrutinized service, and explain why mission critical core values are so important. The participants shall be review a case study and determine how many of the rules applied to the event.The participants shall be able to apply at least one rule to one of their own departmental case studies and be prepared to share their information with the rest of the class.The participants shall be able to identify at least one new concept that they learned during this course and describe at least one way that they will implement one new, positive change into their department personally. Chief Rubin’s Biography- fire and rescue service spans more than 35 years. He hasserved as a company officer; command level officer; and fire chief in several major citiesincluding Dothan, Alabama, Norfolk, Virginia, Atlanta, Georgia and Washington, DC.Chief Rubin’s educational accomplishments include a Bachelor of Science Degree inFire Administration from the University of Maryland and Associates in Applied ScienceDegree in Fire Science Management from the Northern Virginia Community College.Chief Rubin is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire OfficersProgram (EFOP). Rubin is the author of several non-fiction books. The first release is entitled "Rube’s Rules for Survival", currently it is out of print, but will be available soon. Next, is "Rube’s Rules for Leadership" it’s available from iTunes. Chief Rubin’s third book "DC Fire: Its Not Just A Job" was released in 2013 by Fire Engineering Books. Rubin contributes to several fire-rescue service publications.
50.00 PCTO-Rubenseminar 50.00