SRJC Course Outlines

9/20/2021 3:55:06 PMFIRE 203 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 203Title:  FIRE MANAGEMENT 1  
Full Title:  Fire Management 1
Last Reviewed:4/25/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.7517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled30.63
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled.505 min.Lab Scheduled8.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.25 Contact Total39.38
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  61.25Total Student Learning Hours: 100.63 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Overview of basic supervisorial and managerial skills, decision making, communication, group dynamics, conflict, evaluations, discipline, influences, time and change management, leadership, workplace laws and the environment and safety management in the workplace. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a Fire Management I certificate from the State Fire Marshal's office.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of FIRE 71 or equivalent


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Overview of basic supervisorial and managerial skills, decision making, communication, group dynamics, conflict, evaluations, discipline, influences, time and change management, leadership, workplace laws and the environment and safety management in the workplace. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a Fire Management I certificate from the State Fire Marshal's office.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FIRE 71 or equivalent
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe the division of labor in a fire department organizational structure.
2.  Describe the basic elements of motivation, delegation and communication.
3.  Identify internal and external influences on an organization.
4.  Describe the behavioral characteristics of groups and individuals as it applies to the relationship between subordinates and supervisors.
5.  Identify different leadership styles.
6.  List the supervisory, managerial and leadership skills required in:
    a.  decision making
    b.  record keeping
    c.  team building
    d.  conflict management
    e.  due process
    f.  grievance handling
    g.  disciplining
    h.  time management
     i.  dealing with stress and change
7.  Describe the techniques used by supervisors to manage personnnel including conducting interviews, counseling, controlling work activities, goal setting and evaluating.
8.  Identify the regulations and standards relative to equal employment, disabilities, harassment and safety in the workplace environment.

Topics and Scope
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1.   Introduction to management and supervision
2.   Organizational structure
3.   Motivation
4.   Delegation
5.   Problem solving and decision making
6.   Communication
     a.  verbal
     b.  written
7.   Group dynamics
8.   Managing conflict
9.   Performance evaluations
10. Coaching, counseling and progressive discipline
11. Due process
12. Grievance handling
13. Internal and external influences
14. Elements of management
15. Managing change
16. Time management
17. Leadership
     a. traits and qualities
     b. situational leadership
18. Managing the workplace environment
19. Affirmative action, equal employment opportunity (EEO) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
20. Safety management
21. Stress management and wellness
22. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1500
23. Liability of the company officer

Assignments:
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1.  20-40 pages of reading
2.  Performance evaluation assignment
3.  Performance role playing and evaluation
4.  NFPA 1500 assignment
5.  4 - 8 group role playing scenarios
6.  Study for state exam
7.  State exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 20%
Written performance evaluation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Performance role playing and evaluation
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
70 - 85%
State exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Group role playing scenarios


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Fire Management I Manual, Fire Service Training and Education System, SFMO, 2000 (Classic)
Fire Department Company Officer, IFSTA, 4th Ed. Oklahoma City, OK, 2007
Effective Supervisory Practices ICMA, 2nd Ed. 1998 (Classic)
Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun, Warner Books, 1992 (Classic)

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