Financial and Department Resource Methods
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper discussing effective financial and department resource management methods.
Include the following in your paper:
- Select methods that have been proven to be reliable over the course of history.
- Explain how these methods are being applied in today’s economy and fire service.
- Select a fire department that has been significantly impacted by budget cuts.
- Describe the department and the services that it delivers to the community.
- Describe how the management of resources is impacting the level and quality of service they deliver.
- Apply your knowledge of financial and resource management to discern what reduction in services, personnel, or apparatus the department has been forced to make and if it was necessary.
- Analyze how, if at all, the cuts have affected the community.
Be sure to also consider the following in your paper:
- What new methods can you describe that could help deliver better service?
- Describe effective financial and departmental resource management methods.