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Fire Officer I

FST 202W

Fire Officer I

FST 202W

Course Description

Prerequisite: FST 211 and FST 301. Presents "real world contemporary issues" that pose a challenge to supervisory leadership skills of the first line officer. Involves administrative and operational issues at the company/organizational level. Stimulates critical and creative thought process toward what we should be doing versus what we are actually doing as company officers. (60-15)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate selected skills needed to perform effectively as a company officer in the fire service environment.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the elements of the management cycle and MBO
  • Identify theory X and theory Y management styles
  • Identify the eight-step method of problem solving
  • Discuss the role of career counselor using employee evaluations
  • Identify typical multiple roles and responsibilities
  • Describe the importance of behavior modification

Perform writing tasks to promote learning.

Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.

Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.