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FSC 189 NWCG Interagency Incident Business Management, S-260/S-261
Credit Hours:  2.0
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2.0 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Interagency incident business management skills to meet general training needs of all firefighter positions and required to obtain National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Certification for Engine Boss. This course is also a requirement for the completion of the CAC Wildland Firefighter I Certificate.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate and explain the incident business management practices concerning the use of human resources, recruitment, payroll, and injury compensation.
2. (Analysis Level) Analyze the application of business management involving procurement, personnel and equipment timekeeping, cooperative agreements, accident/claims, and investigations.
3. (Application Level) Utilize and coordinate the incident business management functions as they relate to multi-agency coordination to include state and federal agencies.
4. (Synthesis Level) Organize the financial coordination of property management, acquisition of supplies, equipment, and services from appropriate sources.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Meet current National Wildfire Coordinating Group standard S260/S261.
2. Completion of the National Interagency Incident Management System ICS examination with at least 70% competency.
3. National Wildland Coordinating Group URL: http://www.nwcg.gov
4. National Fire Training. URL: http://www.nationalfiretraining.net/