Law Enforcement

POST Management Course #18-6

Apr 23 2018 - Jun 21 2018



This POST-mandated course for law enforcement managers includes updated and expanded curriculum designed to meet the growing needs of the police manager of the 21st century. The three separate but inter-connected sessions will provide the new Lieutenant with information, knowledge and skills to develop strategic plans for the future, identify and resolve problems inherent to organizations, practice effective leadership, and confidently manage issues concerning labor relations, risk management, critical incidents and media relations.

THIS COURSE MEETS P.O.S.T. REGULATION 1005(c)(1): Every peace officer promoted, appointed, or transferred to a middle management position shall satisfactorily complete a certified Management Course prior to promotion or within 12 months after the initial promotion, appointment, or transfer to such position. An officer who will be appointed within 12 months to a middle management or higher position or an officer who is assigned to a first-level supervisory position may attend a Management Course, if authorized by the department head.

Designed For

This course is specifically designed for law enforcement personnel at the management level: lieutenants and above. Sergeants on promotional lists are also welcome.


Students must be employed by a government agency with a law enforcement function.  Sheriff's Office Correctional Lieutenants MUST pay the student fees. Non-sworn management personnel MUST obtain prior approval to attend.  All prospective students must have completed the POST Supervisory Course or its equivalent prior to enrollment in the Management Course.


104.0 Hour(s)


P.O.S.T. Plan IV
Certificate awarded upon completion.

* This is a contract class with restricted enrollment. You will not have to complete the OpenCCC process as instructed below.


Carmel Mission Inn
3665 Rio Road
Carmel, CA 93923

Call 1-800-348-9090 for hotel reservations. Mention South Bay Regional Public Safety "POST Management #18-6A, B, C" for special rates ($125+ per night). Cut-off for special rate reservations is March 22, 2018.


Fees for NON-POST REIMBURSABLE agencies: $1,814.17

POST Course Control Numbers: 2540-00501-17-006 (Module A), 2540-00502-17-007 (Module B), 2540-00503-17-007 (Module C)

All classes require full payment or a designated deposit at time of reservation. We accept Visa and MasterCard (a transaction fee of 2% will apply), cash, money order and cashier's check (made payable to SBRPSTC). Agency billing may also be arranged. Financial aid and VA benefits may be available. All fees subject to change.

Meeting days/times

WEEK 1: APRIL 23-27, 2018 (5 days: Mon-Fri, 0800-1700 hrs) WEEK 2: MAY 21-24, 2018 (4 days: Mon-Thurs, 0800-1700 hrs) WEEK 3: JUNE 18-21, 2018 (4 days: Mon-Thurs, 0800-1700 hrs)


Agency personnel: please phone in (or email to: the following information:

  • Class Requested
  • Agency Name
  • Training Officer (TO) Name
  • TO's Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Attendee Name(s), Email Address, DOB

Self-sponsored students: Contact our main office at (408) 229-4299 to register. Be prepared to submit partial or full payment, depending on the class. All registration documents and final payment must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the start date of the course. Only certain courses have downloadable registration materials; click here to view a list of those courses.

All students are required to pay for the course by the first day of class.

All students are required to apply through OpenCCC. Refer to the College of Record, listed previously on this flyer, then click here for step-by-step instructions according to that college. (Exceptions: POST Management Course or any other Contract course.)

Non-U.S. Citizens

If you are not a U.S. citizen but have a Permanent Resident card, email a copy of the front and back of the card (indicate the class in which you are registering) to:

Cancellation / Refund Policy

All classes require full payment due by or before the first day of class. Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list, please cancel your reservation no later than 21 days prior to first day of class. After the 21-day cancellation period, students will forfeit a minimum of $50 for materials expenses associated with unexcused cancellations. Substitutions or transfer of registration to another student is permitted upon approval.

Course Cancellation

Each class has a minimum enrollment requirement. If the minimum enrollment is not reached for the course three weeks before the class begins, the class will be cancelled, and deposits will be refunded in full.

*ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. NO EXCEPTIONS. When possible students will be advised of any fee changes prior to course start date. Tuition fee increases made at anytime by the State Chancellor's office may require collection of additional fees from students. We Accept Visa, MasterCard, Money Order, Cashier's Check, Cash or Agency Billing (by arrangement). Make Money Order or Cashiers Checks payable to: SBRPSTC

Out of State or Non-Affiliated students who have not lived in California for at least one (1) year and one (1) day prior to start of college semester are subject to "out of state" college registration fees in addition to the fees listed above. Please check with our staff for details and exact costs.

This program is presented through the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium of Community Colleges (SBRPSTC), which includes Gavilan College, Monterey Peninsula College, Ohlone College, Hartnell College, Foothill College, Lake Tahoe Community College, Mission College, College of San Mateo, and Cabrillo College.

Only courses and programs presented for college credit will be funded, transcripted and certified through one of these accredited institutions.