Management Course

Course Description

This course presents new managers with the information and skills they need to develop to succeed as a middle-manager. The promotion to Lieutenant dramatically changes a person’s view of their department, and their level of responsibility and accountability. Through this course, the student will explore these changes in relationships, perspective, and the new skills demanded of them.

Note: POST does not accept students into the Management Course who are employed by a government agency that does not have a law enforcement function, such as public defenders office, public works department, human resources department, etc. This course is specifically designed for law enforcement personnel at the management level. Any questions or need for clarification should be addressed with the POST Program Manager – Senior Consultant Greg Kyritsis, (916) 227-2822. For Sheriff’s Department Lieutenant or Sergeant you must designate your title as Lieutenant – Deputy Sheriff or Lieutenant -Correctional Officer when registering for this course.


Course Topics

  • The Role of the Lieutenant
  • Transition to Management
  • Managing Generations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Fiscal Management
  • Critical Incident Management
  • Leadership
  • Labor Relations
  • Personnel Issues
  • Presentation Skills
  • Facilitating Meetings
  • Media Relations
  • Managing Ethics
  • Personal Development
  • Stress Management
  • COP/POP
  • Risk Management
  • Legal Update

Course Certification Number: 9070-00501
Course Certification Hours: 104 (for all 3 modules combined)


Course Fee Information:

Reimbursement Plan IV: There is no tuition for POST reimbursable agencies. Student travel and per diem reimbursement will be via Training Reimbursement Request (TRR) for POST reimbursable agencies only.
Non-Reimbursable agencies: Tuition is $1,803.18. There is no reimbursement for travel and per diem.



Class 92     Part 1 – September 21-25, 2015    Part 2 – October 12-15, 2015    Part 3 – November 9-12, 2015

Class 93     Part 1 – October 26-30, 2015    Part 2 – November 16-19, 2015    Part 3 – December 7-10, 2015

Class 94     Part 1 – January 4-8, 2016    Part 2 – January 25-28, 2016    Part 3 – February 15-18, 2016

Class 95    Part 1 – February 1-5, 2016    Part 2 – February 22-25, 2016    Part 3 – March 7-10, 2016

Class 96    Part 1 – March 28-April 1, 2016    Part 2 – April 18-21, 2016    Part 3 – May 16-19, 2016

Class 97    Part 1 – May 2-6, 2016    Part 2 – May 30-June 2, 2016    Part 3 – June 20-23, 2016


Course Date(s)

  • Management #94
    January 04, 2016 - February 18, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Management #95
    February 01, 2016 - March 10, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Management #96
    March 28, 2016 - May 19, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Management #97
    May 02, 2016 - June 23, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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