1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours 1 lecture period 0 lab periods
Practical training for fire service leadership and supervision. Includes decision-making, problem solving, and running a meeting.
Prerequisite(s):FSC 149 Information: This course meets National Fire Academy (NFA) requirements for Leadership I, II, and III. FSC 170A, FSC 170B and FSC 170C together constitute FSC 170. Course Learning Outcomes
Define basic decision-making styles.
Describe the requirements for running an effective meeting.
Cite the advantages and potential disadvantages of group decision-making.
Match appropriate decision-making styles to given situations.
Describe the advantages and disadvantages of individual and group problem-solving.
Identify the major techniques for maximizing individual participation in the group process, brainstorming and nominal group technique.
Demonstrate the ability to facilitate the nominal group technique and brainstorming process.
Outline the critical steps in a problem-solving model.
Discuss the necessity for having planned meetings.