Course Description

Credit Validation Only

Eligibility: Law enforcement professionals with a bachelor’s degree who have successfully completed the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy series (including Supervisor Leadership Institute, Command Leadership Institute and Executive Leadership Institute) within the last five years can apply for credit validation. Additional admission requirements apply if you plan to enroll in USD's M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership program.

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Learner Outcomes

  • Identify major theories, concepts and frameworks associated with leadership
  • Develop increasingly sophisticated insights into the means by which influence processes can be employed to accomplish goals and tasks
  • Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of various approaches to leadership
  • Demonstrate an ability to write about leadership at the graduate level
  • Integrate key theories, frameworks and concepts into a personal leadership philosophy
  • Understand and apply active listening skills in conflict resolution scenarios
  • Evaluate your own personal history with conflict
  • Identify common contexts for law enforcement workplace conflict
  • Explain why people engage in difficult behavior at work
  • Describe the role of leadership in resolving conflict at work
  • Assess conflict resolution theories and tools
  • Apply conflict resolution tools to contexts that arise in your professional workplace

Course Details

Number of Units: 6.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours


Successful completion of the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy program
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Course Format
Available for Extension Credit
3 to 6 units
Section Notes


Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

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