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.

Important Note: Correctional Lieutenants working in Custody/Detentions, may attend the course only if there is space available and pay course tuition. Priority enrollment for this course is for personnel working under their POST Reimbursable division of POST reimbursable agencies. Most Sheriff’s agencies are POST reimbursable agencies, but many have separate functions and tracks for Custody/Corrections which fall under STC. Those Lieutenants who are strictly working in custody/corrections and have no nexus to the POST side of the organization are considered NON-REIMBURSABLE and must pay the course tuition and pay their own travel costs. 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.

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 district attorney managers, public defender manager, public works department, human resources department, etc. This course is specifically designed for law enforcement personnel at the management level. If you fall within a category that precludes you from attending this management course the GTA does offer other management level courses, please call to inquire. For any questions or need for clarification please contact the GTA at 858-550-0040.


Course Topics

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

Course Certification Number: 9070-00501; 9070-00502; 9070-00503
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. This course is exempt from the current suspension of reimbursements by POST, as outlined in Attachment A of the POST Bulletin No. 2017-39.
Non-Reimbursable agencies: Tuition is $1,629.95. There is no reimbursement for travel and per diem.


19-01 Part 1 – July 29 – August 2, 2019 Part 2 – August 19-22, 2019 Part 3 – September 9-12, 2019
19-02 Part 1 – September 16-20, 2019 Part 2 – October 7-10, 2019 Part 3 – October 28-31, 2019
19-03 Part 1 – October 21-25, 2019 Part 2 – November 12-15, 2019 Part 3 – December 2-5, 2019
19-04 Part 1 – November 18-22, 2019 Part 2 – December 9-12, 2019 Part 3 – January 6-9, 2020
19-05 Part 1 – January 13-17, 2020 Part 2 – February 3-6, 2020 Part 3 – February 24-27, 2020
19-06 Part 1 – February 10-14, 2020 Part 2 – March 2-5, 2020 Part 3 – March 23-26, 2020
19-07 Part 1 – March 9-13, 2020 Part 2 – March 30 – April 2, 2020 Part 3 – April 20-23, 2020
19-08 Part 1 – May 11-15, 2020 Part 2 – June 1-4, 2020 Part 3 – June 22-25, 2020

Management 19-01 (#121)
July 29, 2019 - September 12, 2019
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Management 19-02 (#122)
September 16, 2019 - October 31, 2019
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Management 19-03
October 21, 2019 - December 05, 2019
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Management 19-04 (#123)
November 18, 2019 - January 09, 2020
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Management 19-05 (#124)
January 13, 2020 - February 27, 2020
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Management 19-06 (NEW)
February 10, 2020 - March 26, 2020
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Management 19-07 (#125)
March 09, 2020 - April 23, 2020
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Management 19-08 (#126)
May 11, 2020 - June 25, 2020
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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