This 60-hour course will be a combination of classroom and practical applications. The course will meet the JPR's of NFPA 1021 Officer III. The course will present the principles of management theory and its application to the fire service. The course will cover topics such as communications, professional development, community and intergovernmental relations, human resources, legal issues, strategic planning, public education, budget and financial issues, and emergency management. This course replaces FFP2780 Fire Department Administration.