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Fostering Knowledge, Increasing Confidence, Enhancing Careers

Class times are from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

Seminar Highlights

  • Framing the Leader
  • Organizational Roles of Leaders
  • Team Building
  • Project Management
  • Performance Appraisals and Interventions
  • Key Concepts to Becoming a Better Leaders
  • Motivating Those Around You
Course Summary
Students will learn effective approaches to applying their own leadership roles within their organization, to produce favorable outcomes by optimizing the structure of the teams and programs they oversee, and by inspiring commitment within those they lead.
Course Length:3 day seminar
CA P.O.S.T. Plan IV Certification #:1126-34490
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Seminar Speaker

John Spicer- Police Leadership Instructor

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Captain John Spicer joined the San Jose Police Department in 1987, where he served for 26 years. In 2012, he lateralled to the Redwood City Police Department. During his tenure with SJPD, John commanded the Gang Investigations Unit, the Research and Development Unit and the Crime Analysis Unit. As a patrol commander, he managed daytime citywide police operations for over one hundred officers and sergeants . He served three tours in SJPD's Special Operations Division including an assignment as a full-time SWAT officer. He also held collateral command assignments overseeing operations at two major school districts and fifteen public high schools. In 2009, John helped form and co-command the FBI's Santa Clara County Violent Gang Task Force. During his tenure at RCPD, he has overseen each of the Department's major divisions. John holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice Management. He is also a graduate of LAPD's West Point Leadership Program, and a graduate of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Leadership Program. He administers and instructs various leadership development courses for both civilian and sworn law enforcement.