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Course Description - M-581 Fire Program Management

Target Audience

Current or future Fire Program Managers who have direct responsibility to plan, organize, budget, manage and evaluate Fire Management Programs.

Course Objectives

Upon successfully completing M-581, Fire Program Management, the student will be able to identify the principles, policies and procedures to effectively and safely lead, plan, and implement a Fire Management Program

Course Description

This course is designed to meet the needs of current and future mid-level Fire Program Managers. It is intended to aid in the application of fire management principles in sound decision making, use of state-of-the-art tools and methods in fire management programs, and recognition of the necessity for personal accountability required in fire program management.

Important Dates

M-581 is planned and presented at the Geographic Area (GA) level. Please contact your respective GA training coordinator for upcoming planed courses, or check the National Fire Training Schedule link, listed belew.

Course dates and nomination due dates are dependent on when and where the course is being held. Please refer to the National Fire Training Schedule at: http://nationalfiretraining.net/schedule.

Nomination Process

Please submit nominations through your respective Geographic Area Training Coordinators.

Contact: Bill Miller
National Advanced Fire and Resource Institute
3265 E. Universal Way, Tucson, AZ. 85756
(520) 799-8752, FAX: (520) 799-8785, bdmiller@fs.fed.us