Fire Executive Management Training Program (FEMT)

Topics Covered / Course Objectives

  • Advanced investigation
  • Ethical leadership
  • Management behavior
  • Budget forecast
  • Dynamic decision making
  • Creating a high-performance culture
  • Leadership portfolio
  • Strategic planning
  • A deeper way your leadership assessment style
  • Fire marshal admin duties & responsibilities
  • Advanced media relations
  • Leading in a complex environment

Who Should Attend / Admission Requirements

  • Hold a certification as a fire inspector, fire investigator or public educator (Acceptable certifications include those through TCFP, IFSAC, Pro Board, SFFMA, ICC, or NFPA)
  • Completed TCOLE Course 3737, TCFP Fire Officer I or II, or hold bachelor's degrees in business or public administration or other approved fields of study

Course Length

Fire Executive Management Training Program (FEMT) is held in two, 40-hour modules.

Course Hours

Participants receive 40 hours of TCOLE credit per module

Course Cost / Fee Policy

Fire Executive Management Training Program (FEMT) is$1000 per person, per module.

Registration Process

Applicants begin the FEMT process by submitting an application. Please download the FEMT application from the link (below) and email it to FEMT@shsu.edu.

All incoming applications will be processed and those selected by the LEMIT staff who meet all requirements will receive an email regarding registration and payment process. You will not receive confirmation of the class until your payment has been received.

[ Download FEMT Application ]

Cancellation / No-Show Policy

If the participant has already paid, he/she will be refunded half the cost of the registration fee if written notice of cancellation is received by the Program Coordinator no later than seven (7) business days prior to the program. No refunds are available after this date, but substitutions of attendees are permitted.

If no written cancellation is received and the participant does not attend the program, the participant or their agency will be required to pay 100% of the registration fee if the registration fee was not previously paid.

Course Contact

Angelica France, Coordinator - CSLS, FEMT, LEMIT Online
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Phone: (936) 294-1670
lemitcsls@shsu.edu
femt@shsu.edu
lemitonline@shsu.edu

Upcoming Events

* Additional fees may apply

StatusDateTitleLocationRegistrationFee
FULLNov 04 - 08, 2024Fire Executive Management Training Program (FEMT) Class #9 Module IIHuntsville, TXSee Program$1000.00

* Additional fees may apply

Additional Information

Hotel, Travel, and Meals:
The participant or their agency is responsible for expenses incurred for travel to and from the training. Hotel, parking, breakfast, lunch and one evening meal will be provided. Hotel information will be provided in an email prior to class.

Schedule for the Week:
Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Friday class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 12:00 p.m. After class activity schedule will be provided upon arrival.

Dress for the Week:
Business casual is the dress for the week. Clothing should be professional, and no caps/hats or shorts are permitted. It is always recommended to bring a light jacket in case the training room is cold.

Firearms:
If you choose to wear your duty weapon you may do so in full uniform or in plain clothes with your badge fully displayed. Individuals who are 21 years of age and who currently possess a handgun license from the State of Texas or an approved reciprocating state may legally carry a concealed handgun on or about their person. Handguns may be carried on campus, except at collegiate and UIL athletic events, health and counseling centers, and other specified locations on campus. Signs will clearly identify prohibited sites around campus.

Tobacco Products:
In order to promote a healthy, safe, and aesthetically pleasing work and educational environment, Sam Houston State University endorses a smoke free and tobacco free environment. Tobacco use (including smokeless tobacco) is not permitted on campus grounds. Electronic cigarettes/vaping products are also prohibited.

LEMIT Building and Parking:

The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas is located at 1600 Bobby K. Marks Dr., Huntsville, Texas, at the corner of Bobby K. Marks and Bearkat Boulevard on the campus of Sam Houston State University. It also is located right next door to the University Hotel.

  • ALL vehicles must be registered to park on the SHSU campus. This includes marked agency vehicles.
  • Prior to your class, you will receive information on how to register your vehicle and where to park.
  • For visitors and guests, there are pay-by-hour spaces along Bobby K. Marks Street and Bearkat Boulevard; however, these are managed through the City of Huntsville system and are not part of the University permits. Follow instructions listed on street signs for payment options and be sure to select "Huntsville" when asked to select a location. For more information on the City of Huntsville system, visit Huntsville Paid Parking.
  • Parking is also available for visitors in the Sam Houston Parking Garage, located at 1730 Avenue I, within walking distance to LEMIT. The parking garage contains approximately 250 hourly use parking spaces. Visitors should not park in the parking spaces that are numbered; the numbered spaces are reserved for Garage Permit Holders only. For directions to the SHSU Parking Garage, please click here.