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Shaping the Future

FST 306

Shaping the Future

FST 306

Course Description

Focuses on the skills and techniques that a mid-level manager needs to provide leadership and direction in the fire service. Includes discussions on the use of environmental scanning as a tool, the concepts of paradigm shifts, and methods to reframe problems accurately. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

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

Objectives:

  • Employ creative approaches to identify problems having an impact on organizational effectiveness
  • Apply creative group problem solving methods and describe the importance of continuous improvement within the fire service
  • Quantify problems and solutions and use the information to justify a recommendation
  • Explain why people resist change and develop strategies for implementing change within the fire service