FIRE 203 - Principles of Fire and Emergency Service Administration
(R only) CE-R
Introduces the student to the organization and management of a fire and emergency services department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire and emergency service, ethics, and leadership from the perspective of the company officer. PREREQUISITE(S): FIRE 202 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 204.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Acknowledge career development opportunities and strategies for success.
- Recognize the need for effective communication skills both written and verbal.
- Identify and explain the concepts of span and control, effective delegation, and division of labor.
- Select and implement the appropriate disciplinary action based upon an employee’s conduct.
- Explain the history of management and supervision methods and procedures.
- Discuss the various levels of leadership, roles, and responsibilities within the organization.
- Describe the traits of effective versus ineffective management styles.
- Identify the importance of ethics as it relates to fire and emergency services.
- Identify the roles of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Management System (ICS).
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