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To register for EDC, contact:

Gary Leonard
(916) 712-0163
(916) 434-5926 Fax

Executive Development Course

The focus of the Executive Development Course (EDC) is to provide a different perspective regarding the roles of leaders in their respective organizations. The course is interactive and provides training on a variety of topics associated with organizational dynamics and development, personal and group leadership, and communication skills. This course is also a prerequisite for agency heads to obtain POST's Executive Certificate (Commission Procedure F-1-10). The course covers the following topics:

  • Organizational Analysis
  • Police Administration
  • Role of Leadership
  • Legal Issues
  • The Challenge of Change
  • Media Relations
  • Perspectives on the Executive Role
  • Executive Experience
  • Organizational Communications


The EDC is presented six times annually to approximately 150 sworn law enforcement managers.

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