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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

FDNY Fire Service Leadership Course (MNG 305)

Course Category: 

41 hours (1 week). 

New York City Fire Academy, Randall's Island, NY

October 2010 - January 2020. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: list the foundational leadership principles and outline the theory; demonstrate an ability to advance principles and theory by altering and transforming them in training scenarios in order to lead more effectively in high-risk and high-stress environments. Students defend decisions and actions rendered and predict how the principles and theory could be used in potential real-world events. 


This course focuses on the development of leadership skills through the study and understanding of the principles and techniques available for building and leading cohesive, adaptive, and resilient teams. Major topics include: interpersonal communications, establishing objectives, developing mission and vision statements, problem solving, ethics, managing stress, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, after-action reviews, Swiss Cheese Models of Human Error, Memory (cognitive, emotion systems). Instruction is provided via simulations and hands-on exercises. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Management or Leadership (6/15).