Examines the basic principles of research and methodology for analyzing
current fire-related research. The course also provides a framework for
conducting and evaluating independent research in the following areas: fire
dynamics, fire test standards and codes, fire safety, fire modeling, structural
fire safety, life-safety, firefighter health and safety, automatic detection and
suppression, transportation fire hazards, risk analysis and loss control, fire
service applied research and new trends in fire-related research. (The
FESHE Course Code Equivalent for this course is C260)FESHE outcomes: 1.
Define and discuss the elements of effective departmental organization. 2.
Classify what training and skills are needed to establish departmental
organization. 3. Analyze the value of a community-related approach to risk
reduction. 4. Outline the priorities of a budget planning document while
anticipating the diverse needs of a community. 5. Assess the importance of
positively influencing community leaders by demonstrating effective leadership.
6. Analyze the concept of change and the need to be aware of future trends in
fire management. 7. Report on the importance of communications technology, fire
service networks, and the Internet, when conducting problem-solving analysis and
managing trends. 8. Develop a clear understanding of the national assessment
models and their respective approaches to certification.
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