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Wed, Oct 23



Command Leadership & Management Course

Dates: October 23-25, 2024 Times: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: NEHIDTA, 13 Branch Street, Methuen, MA, 01844

Command Leadership & Management Course
Command Leadership & Management Course

Time & Location

Oct 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – Oct 25, 2024, 4:00 PM

NEHIDTA, 13 Branch St, Methuen, MA 01844, USA

About the event

Command Leadership & Management Course 

The course that will provide the student with a  fundamental understanding of how leadership  foundations and principles impact management and  supervision. This course will greatly assist command  level officers with the completion of certain  managerial duties. Students will learn how to  understand and maintain a police budget, understand  how to effectively utilize strategic plans, and students  will understand organizational leadership and how it  applies to their respective agencies. This course  utilizes breakout team exercises to help students  develop a true understanding of approaches and  practices.

Topics include: 

  • Understanding workplace/institutional culture and how leadership can drive it in a positive  direction. 
  • Recognizing toxic culture and getting ahead of  it. 
  • Organizational leadership (leading, influencing  & inspiring).
  •  Police budgets (forecasting, proposals,  presentations, approval process).
  • •Strategic planning (SWOT analysis,  implementation and follow through)

What students are saying about the course: 

  •  “Great instructors.”
  •  “They have the knowledge and experience to  share this important information!” 
  • “This class is going to help me in my new  command role"


Granite State Police Career Counseling (GSPCC) provides progressive and comprehensive law enforcement training through collaborative learning. GSPCC's instructors are seasoned classroom professionals with law enforcement backgrounds who are formally educated in their respective teaching and training fields.

About the Instructors:

Chris Gandia, Capt. (RET) Capt. Gandia retired  from Londonderry, NH PD with 25+ years of law  enforcement experience. He is a Sr. research  Associate for the Institute for Intergovernmental  Research. He is an IADLEST Nationally Certified  instructor.  Kevin DiNapoli – Chief DiNapoli of Wenham PD,  retired from Hudson, NH PD, as a Capt. In 2015. He  is a certified Polygraph Examiner and Negotiator.  DiNapoli teaches leadership and interview courses.  Dr. Ruben Quesada - Dr. Quesada was hired fulltime with the Mesa, Arizona Police Department in  1995. He retired as a Mesa PD Commander and  now Chief of Swampscott, MA. Ruben possesses a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership.

Cost: $385 per student

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