FST 255 Fire Service Management

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Serves as the basic management course for present and potential members of the fire service, and for students and members of other fire science-related professions. Introduces the student to current management practices and philosophies and real-world applications from the supervisor’s point of view. Covers decision making/problem solving, communication skills, conflict resolution, creativity and innovation, as well as the role of the manager in supervising personnel and programs, e.g., motivation, leadership, counseling, ethics, and handling discipline and grievances.