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Leadership I Strategies for Company Success

FST 302

Leadership I Strategies for Company Success

FST 302

Course Description

Presents the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire service environment. Includes techniques and approaches to problem solving, ways to identify and assess the needs of the company officer's subordinates, methods for running meetings effectively, and decision-making skills. Credit may be earned in either FST 300 or FST 302, 303, 304, and 305 combined. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

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

Objectives:

  • Differentiate among the four decision-making styles
  • Match appropriate decision-making styles to given situations
  • Identify the advantages and potential disadvantages of group decision-making
  • Identify four methods and steps by which problems are solved
  • Discuss the necessity for having planned meetings and requirements for running an effective meeting