6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

T:  (512) 916-6000
F: (512) 916-6001


Lessons in Leadership 3 day Workshop

Management vs. Leadership? What makes a great leader? Critical Checklists for personal leadership growth. How to build Trust and Respect. Elements of Courageous Leadership. Is Inspirational leadership realistic? Stay interview questions that help retain great employees. What do our team members really expect from a supervisor? Leadership Scenarios. Don’t miss this career changing workshop.

Dr. Gene Smith is a nationally recognized keynote, motivational speaker and educator. He is the founder and CEO of Dr. Gene Smith Public Safety Training and Consulting (DrGeneSmith.com). He is the former Chief of Staff for Williamson County Emergency Communications in Georgetown, Texas. Dr. G (name given him by his students) speaks at a number of conferences and symposiums each year as well as conducting in-service classes and workshops for various agencies across the country. He has a genuine love and respect for those dedicated to Public Safety. His dynamic and often humorous approach is one of encouragement, motivation and inspiration.

Cost: Free
Hours: 24



Dr. Gene Smith

Special Instructions:

Dress Code: To promote a professional training environment, CAPCOG requires proper professional attire. T-shirts, shorts, leggings, and flip-flops are prohibited.

Entry to the building: Come in through the Capital Area Council of Governments Training Center entrance. Take the second door on the right (you’ll have to be let in this door). 

Attendee must provide their PID # to receive TCOLE credit for courses taken through CAPCOG.

CAPCOG provides training for the Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) in our region at no cost to 9-1-1 telecommunicators and their departments.

When space is reserved for a 9-1-1 training class offered by CAPCOG, students or the supervisor who made the reservation must cancel such reservation at least two business days prior to start of the class. If not, payment for the class will be invoiced to the appropriate agency for the "no show".


Capital Area Council of Governments - Cedar Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, CAPCOG Training Center
Austin, Texas 78744

For Questions:
Contact Lisa Ybarra @ 512-916-6017 or lybarra@capcog.org

Continuing Education Credits:

Course ID: 31638

  • This class has been rescheduled, TBA.
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CAPCOG reserves the right to cancel a class that does not meet the minimum number of registered attendees at least seven business days before the class start date. In those circumstances, CAPCOG will provide a full refund. Students who wish to cancel their registration must cancel online or notify CAPCOG in writing (via email or fax) at least seven business days prior to the course date in order to receive a refund. There will be a $10 administrative fee for processing the refund.

"No shows" and student cancellations made less than seven business days prior to the start of class may be charged the full course fee. Partial attendance will not be permitted for any of the courses.

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