ANALYTICAL APPROACHES TO PUBLIC FIRE PROTECTION

FST3081 - ANALYTICAL APPROACHES TO PUBLIC FIRE PROTECTION

3 credit hours

This course will provide you with many of the analytical tools necessary to evaluate your options and to make intelligent, well-informed decisions that will enable you to offer the best service to your community and to the members of your organization. By the end of this course, you will be able to select and apply the appropriate statistical and quantitative tools and techniques of analytical decision-making in the context of the fire and emergency services agencies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use critical thinking, systems analysis, rational examination, logical reasoning, and other scientific management tools to solve problems and seek system improvements.
  2. Select three distinct analytical or systems approaches to apply to a local issue or decision in fire and emergency services management.
  3. Utilize and select appropriate analytical, mathematical, qualitative and quantitative tools, principles, and methods for decision-making for the fire and emergency services.
  4. Define a problem, collect and display data and statistics, and evaluate the results.
  5. Apply and utilize GIS software to help identify and solve problems associated with fire and emergency service delivery.

Randall Hanifen