The Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program is an intensive 14 session course, presented in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
This course is designed to provide administrative and executive fire officers with a variety of leadership and management skills essential in municipal management. The information covered and case histories will be pertinent to Massachusetts municipal government.
To learn more about the course and how to apply read the CFO Course Flyer and Application .
31 Fire Officers Graduate from Management Training Program
On Thursday, February 2, 2017, 31 fire officers graduated from the 23rd offering of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program. The 14-week program was developed in accordance with National Fire Protection Association Standards for chief fire officers, and is delivered jointly by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at the University of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy. It is a comprehensive course providing training in the non-fire suppression aspects of managing fire departments. The graduates serve the following fire departments: Andover, Barnstable, Burlington, Cambridge, Concord, Dartmouth District #1, Foxborough, Gloucester, Halifax, Harwich, Hingham, Leicester, Lynn, Marshfield, North Andover, Northbridge, Orleans, Oxford, Plainville, Revere, Sandwich, Tewksbury, Waltham, Westborough, Westfield, Weston and Worcester.