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FS 233 Fire Service Administration • 3 Cr.

Description:

Details the principles of organization and management as applied to fire service agencies. Students apply theories to actual management problems through realistic case studies.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify career development opportunities and strategies for success.
  • Explain the need for effective communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Articulate the concepts of span and control, effective delegation and division of labor.
  • Recognize appropriate appraising and disciplinary actions and the impact on employee behavior.
  • Examine the history and development of management and supervision.
  • Evaluate methods of managing available resources.
  • Identify roles and responsibilities of leaders in organizations.
  • Compare and contrast the traits of effective versus ineffective supervision and management styles.
  • identify and assess safety needs for both emergency and nonemergency situations.
  • Identify the importance of ethics as they apply to supervisors.
  • Identify the role of a company officer in Incident Command System (ICS).
  • Describe the benefits of documentation.
  • Identify and analyze the major causes involved in line of duty firefighter deaths related to health, wellness, fitness and vehicle operations.
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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000