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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FP 114 - Fire Personnel Management and Administration

Credit Hours: 3

Study of the problems in organizing, planning and controlling the utilization of personnel, budgets and equipment in fire prevention and fire suppression. Emphasis is placed on the decision making process, time management, budget preparation, discipline, records, reports, labor relations and controls of the work unit.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student should have the knowledge and understanding of:

  • the principles of management and supervision;
  • administrative problems in general and those relative to the fire service in particular;
  • basic concepts of supervision and leadership principles;
  • functions of the fire chief, fire officer and fire administrative officer;
  • human resources management; and
  • fiscal management.

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