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The 104-hour mandated Management Course is designed to assist supervisors transitioning to middle managers (generally the position of Lieutenant) and must be completed within 12 months of promoting or being appointed to a middle management position. The instructional goals for this course are organized under the following topics:

  • Transition to Lieutenant
  • Leadership
  • Community-Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COP/POP)
  • Strategic Planning
  • Fiscal Management
  • Personnel Issues
  • Legal Issues
  • Critical Incident Management
  • Ethics
  • Risk Management
  • Media Relations
  • Personal & Professional Growth
  • Project Presentations and Reports



  • $0 ($1,744.20 for non-POST reimbursable agencies) - 104 Hours, POST Plan IV

2017-2018 DATES

You may call our office or email us to make your reservation for one of the ten courses below. The below schedule is
pending POST approval.

  • Class Module A Module B Module C
    Course 1 September 18-22, 2017 October 16-19, 2017 November 6-9, 2017
    Class Completed
    Course 2 September 25-29, 2017 October 23-26, 2017 November 13-16, 2017
    Class Completed
    Course 3 October 16-20, 2017 November 6-9, 2017 December 4-7, 2017
    Class Completed
    Course 4 October 23-27, 2017 November 13-16, 2017 December 11-14, 2017
    Class Completed
    Course 5 December 11-15, 2017 January 22-25, 2018 February 12-15, 2018
    Class Full, Waitlist Available
    Course 6 January 8-12, 2018 February 5-8, 2018 March 5-8, 2018
    Class Full, Waitlist Available
    Course 7 January 22-26, 2018 February 12-15, 2018 March 19-22, 2018
    Class Full, Waitlist Available
    Course 8 February 26- March 2, 2018 March 26-29, 2018 April 23-26, 2018
    Course 9 March 5-9, 2018 April 9-12, 2018 April 30- May 3, 2018
    Class Full, Waitlist Available
    Course 10 March 19-23, 2018 April 23-26, 2018 May 7-10, 2018
    Class Full, Waitlist Available


  • Module A: 5270-00501
  • Module B: 5270-00502
  • Module C: 5270-00503


For those participants who will be flying in, the Orange County Airport (SNA) is the most convenient.


This course is for peace officers promoted, appointed, or transferred to a middle management position.  An officer who will be appointed within 12 months to a middle management position or an officer who is assigned to a first-level supervisory position may attend a Management Course, if authorized by the department head by letter or email. Completion of the Supervisory Course is a prerequisite to attending the Management Course.  Because classes fill up quickly, we strongly encourage registering as soon possible. Please have your training department call (562) 985-4940 or e-mail chhs-ccj@csulb.edu to make your reservations. If you make a reservation via email please include the following information:

  • Name and Date of Class
  • Training Managers Name
  • Training Managers Phone Number
  • Training Managers Email Address
  • Agency Name
  • Name of Attendee(s)
  • POST ID # for Attendee(s)

You will receive a confirmation email letting you know that we have registered you for the class. Reservations are on a first come first serve basis, a wait list will be established once the maximum number of students has been met.


As of January 1, 2015 California State University, Long Beach will be offering 6 units of college credit upon completion of the POST Management Course. Please click here for more information about how to obtain these units.

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