Jun 25, 2022  

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FST 302 - Leadership I Strategies for Company Success

Credits: 1
Presents the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire service environment. Includes techniques and approaches to problem solving, ways to identify and assess the needs of the company officer's subordinates, methods for running meetings effectively, and decision-making skills.

Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission required.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate selected skills needed to perform effectively as a leader in the fire service environment.
    1. Differentiate among the four decision-making styles
    2. Match appropriate decision-making styles to given situations
    3. Identify the advantages and potential disadvantages of group decision-making
    4. Identify four methods and steps by which problems are solved
    5. Discuss the necessity for having planned meetings and requirements for running an effective meeting

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