Office of Leadership Courses

Leadership courses are available to active, reserve and civilian personnel; through multiple agencies.

Team Leader / Facilitator Course (500203)


About the Course

To develop leadership knowledge and skills necessary for USCG Active Duty, Reserve, Civilian, and Auxiliary personnel to effectively lead teams and serve as change agents in today's challenging, high-operation tempo.  The target audience for this course is E-6 to E-9, W-2 to W-4, O-1 to O-6, GS-9 to GS-14, and Auxiliary members.  High performers in other pay grades are also encouraged to attend with supervisor approval.  These members of Team Coast Guard have wide-ranging roles from command cadre to individuals that provide direct supervision to groups or teams.

Training Objectives

Emphasis is placed on effectively managing group dynamics, identifying opportunities for improvement, and implementing change initiatives so as to better lead workgroups, cross-functional teams, and other types of teams to continuously improve performance.

Class Convening Dates


10/15/2018 – 10/19/2018 Base LA/LB, CA

11/05/2018 – 11/09/2018 Sector Guam

12/03/2018 – 12/07/2018 TBD

01/14/2019 – 01/18/2019 Sector Houston/Galveston, TX

03/11/2019 – 03/15/2019 AIRSTA Barbers Point, HI

04/15/2019 – 04/19/2019 CGHQ Washington, DC

05/20/2019 – 05/24/2019 FINCEN Chesapeake, VA

06/17/2019 – 06/21/2019 Sector Lower Mississippi River, TN

07/08/2019 – 07/12/2019 ATO San Diego, CA

09/16/2019 – 09/20/2019 Base Boston, MA

09/23/2019 – 09/27/2019 Sector Juneau, AK


*Prospective students who are located at or near a designated location should apply for that convening.


Program Manager

CWO Nicole McKenzie, COMDT (CG-128), phone 202-475-5518, email: