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Oxnard College FT R082 - FT R082 Course Outline

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Not applicableCOURSE OUTLINEOXNARD COLLEGEI. COURSE IDENTIFICATION AND JUSTIFICATION:A.PROPOSED COURSE ID: FT R082 BANNER TITLE: Fire Management I DESCRIPTIVE TITLE: Fire Management I (Please complete the next two lines only if modifying the identification and/or title(s) of an existing course.)PREVIOUS COURSE ID: <None> BANNER TITLE: <None> DESCRIPTIVE TITLE: <None> B.REASON(S) COURSE IS OFFERED:Required for Post Service AS & Certification Fire Technology, Officer State Certification and PromotionC.REASON(S) FOR CURRENT OUTLINE REVISION:State Fire Marshal Fee increase, to conform to new Course Outline Form (DOC/12 Mar 2002) and to clarify details of Course ContentsII. CATALOG INFORMATION:A.UNITS: 2.5B.MEETING HOURS: LECTURE 2.5 / LAB 0 / OTHER 0 / HOURS PER WEEKC.PREREQUISITES, COREQUISITES, ADVISORIES, AND LIMITATIONS ON ENROLLMENT:1. PREREQUISITES: None2. COREQUISITES: None3. ADVISORIES: FT R1514. LIMITATIONS ON ENROLLMENT: NoneD.CATALOG DESCRIPTION:Fundamental course covers such topics as key concepts of supervision and management, decision-making for supervisors, leadership styles and techniques, development of policies and procedures, time management, stress management, and personnel appraisal and counseling guidelines. Materials fee is required.E. SCHEDULE DESCRIPTION:Fundamental course covers such topics as key concepts of supervision and management, decision-making for supervisors, leadership styles and techniques.F. FEES: $ 7 2 $50 State Fire Marshal’s Certificate Fee ; $22 Student Manual Fee G.FIELD TRIPS: WILL / MAY X / WILL NOT / BE REQUIRED.H.REPEATABILITY: MAY BE TAKEN: 1 X / 2 / 3 / 4 / TIME(S).I. CREDIT BASIS: LTR X / CR-NC / STUDENT OPT / NON-CRD /J. CREDIT BY EXAM: PETITIONS: MAY BE GRANTED X / WILL NOT BE GRANTED /K.CO-LISTED AS: (See cover sheet for this information.)III. COURSE OBJECTIVES:UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, THE STUDENT SHOULD BE ABLE TO:A.Identify skills and responsibilities required of first level supervisors.B.Explain how internal and external influences impact the company officer, and how the officer can effectively deal with these influences.C.Identify concepts, practices, and theories of supervision and management.D.List the advantages, disadvantages, and effects of various recognized styles of leadership and leadership profiles.E. Identify common emotional and behavioral characteristics of an individual or working group as it applies to the responsibility of subordinates and supervisors.F. Define basic supervisory and managerial skills required in decision making, delegating, personnel motivation, communicating, time management, resource management, record keeping, team building, disciplinary functions, and dealing with change and stress.G.Identify techniques used by supervisors in managing personnel, e.g., conducting interviews, counseling, controlling work activities, goal setting, conducting personnel evaluations, and affirmative action guidelines.H.Summarize the effects, interpretation, implementation and development of policies and procedures. Recognize the necessity for accuracy, clarity and impartiality in the development of policies and procedures.IV. COURSE CONTENT:TOPICS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:1. Introduction to Management 2. Principles of Organization & Organizational Structures3. Elements of Management4. Delegation5. Time & Resource Management6. Internal & External Influences7. Group Dynamics8. Leaderships9. Managing Change10. Decision Making11. Communication12. Motivation13. Performance Evaluations14. Liabilities of the Co. Officer15. Civil Rights Law16. Affirmative Action & EEO17. Sexual Harassment18. Managing Conflict19. Coaching, Counseling & Discipline20. Due Process21. Grievance Handling22. Stress & Safety ManagementV. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:METHODS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:A.Lecture on specific course topics with instructor led question/discussion to confirm student application of material.B.Student activities (individual & group) in class that incorporate information into real world situations.C.Role-playing exercises for units on delegation, performance evaluations and group dynamics.D.Daily quizzes are given as a learning tool to reinforce material, focus study of material as well as an evaluation tool.VI. METHODS OF EVALUATION AND ASSIGNMENTS:A.METHODS OF EVALUATION FOR DEGREE-APPLICABLE COURSES: WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS (Examples: Short essays, term papers) x /PROBLEM-SOLVING ASSIGNMENTS (Examples: Math-like problems, diagnosis & repair) x /PHYSICAL SKILLS DEMONSTRATIONS (Examples: Performance art, equipment operation) /FOR ANY COURSE, IF “WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS” ABOVE IS NOT CHECKED, EXPLAIN WHY.Not applicableB.TYPICAL GRADED ASSIGNMENTS (METHODS OF EVALUATION): 1. Written paper presenting an analysis of one major issue facing the Fire Service and how the Fire Captain can influence or is influenced by the issue, aligned with course objective 6.2. Worksheet which allows students to identify, analyze and determine a course of action to address these influences.3. Review questions for each textbook chapter are assigned as homework.C.TYPICAL OUTSIDE OF CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENTS:1. READING:a. Various chapters of the Company Office Text are assigned as reading assignments.b. Various trade journal articles are assigned for homework.2. WRITING: Student will be required to write papers on analysis of one major issue facing the Fire Service and how a Captain can influence or be influenced by the issue.3. OTHER:VII. TEXTBOOKS AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:(Please provide author, title, publisher, and, if appropriate, publication date for all materials listed. Ensure that texts are current and written at college level.)A.TEXTBOOK(S); LATEST EDITION OF:1. State Fire Marshal Management I2. IFSTA Company office Text, 3rd EditionB.OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:1. Fatality and Injury Report2. Instructor selected trade journal articles which present current issues facing Supervisors.VIII. DISCIPLINE ASSIGNMENT: Fire TechnologyVersion/Date: DOC/12 Mar

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