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Leadership III Strategies for Supervisory Success

FST 304

Leadership III Strategies for Supervisory Success

FST 304

Course Description

Provides the various leadership skills and tools to perform effectively in the fire service environment. Includes delegation to subordinates, assessment of personal leadership styles through situational leadership, discipline, coaching and motivating techniques. 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 for personal success as a leader in the fire service environment

Objectives:

  • Identify basic leader behaviors and leadership styles
  • Identify four development levels of followers and relationship with leadership styles
  • Demonstrate diagnostic skills for choosing an appropriate leadership style for given development level
  • Identify benefits, barriers, and principles of effective delegation
  • Identify characteristics and techniques of effective coaches
  • Describe progressive discipline and its value