Boston marathon

Leadership Exercise

Prepare a 3 slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation regarding the Boston marathon: a case study in lessons learned.

Read the Electronic Reserve Reading articles “Boston marathon: a case study in lessons learned following the bombing tragedy” and the Executive Summary (pp. 3-11) within the “After-Action Report for the Response to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings.”

Explain issues within the report that relate to topics covered in this course, such as employee training and teams

List major points in the slides using “bullet points,” keeping text to a minimum. Include detailed explanations in the speaker notes section of each slide.

Include videos, audio, photos, diagrams, or graphs as appropriate.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

Answer preview

  • Training on weapons discipline:

üThe police officers need to be trained further on weapon discipline to avoid situations where several rounds of ammunition were used without achieving the intended purpose.

  • Training hospitals on investigative protocols

üLaw enforcement agencies work with hospitals during investigations and training them on the appropriate investigation protocols will increase the cooperation on the collection of evidence.