FFP 2780

Fire Department Administration (3)

Classification: Occupational

A study of the basic concepts of leadership and management as applied to a fire service organization. Emphasis is given to the development of organizational and communication skills for interdepartmental operations. Areas of instruction include personal management, fire signal systems, fire insurance, fire insurance regulations and mutual aid systems. The course is designed to present the principles of management theory, and its application in the fire service. The course is intended for officers whose area of responsibility encompasses long- and short-range planning, budgeting and administration. (40 hours)