FSC 3120


Examines the basic and advanced functions and responsibilities of the fire or emergency services training manager. Specific leadership challenges covered include determining and selecting training needs, selecting and developing training personnel, developing and managing a training budget, and market training to internal and external customers.


  1. Identify and describe responsibilities and challenges for effective training leadership.
  2. Analyze and describe alternative learning options and trends.
  3. Identify and discuss the process of determining training needs.
  4. Analyze legal and political issues related to training.
  5. Evaluate the effectiveness of a training program.
  6. Discuss the major concepts of budgeting and marketing a training program.
  7. Identify and discuss components of a large-scale/high-risk training evolution.
  8. Develop a career development program for organizational personnel.




Creating, implementing, and managing effective training and development: State-of-the-art lessons for practice

Publisher: Jossey-Bass (01/03/2002)
Author: Kraiger, K. (Ed.)
ISBN: 978-0787953966
Price: $85.80

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