Integration management and administrative knowledge and skills in the development of fire and emergency service management simulation.
This course can be applied toward:
FESA 432 (Fire and Emergency Services Budgeting) and FESA 433 (Fire and Emergency: Human Resources).
Senior Capstone, for students graduating this semester.
Only students enrolled in the Fire and Emergency Services B.S. program are allowed to register. This course cannot be used towards the Fire and Emergency Services Administration Certificate. Certificate students will not be allowed to register.
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- A Survival Guide for Project Managers, 2nd Ed. (2006)
- To Do Doing Done! (1997)
Randy Callahan started his fire career in 1979. He has diverse experiences which include volunteer, industrial, combination, and career fire departments. Originally from Michigan, Randy spent twenty-three years at Poudre Fire Authority (PFA) in Fort Collins, Colorado. During his time at PFA, he served as a firefighter, driver/operator, captain, and shift battalion chief. He retired as PFA’s Training Chief in 2017 where he was responsible for training, education, and certification programs for PFA employees.
With a commitment to lifelong learning, Randy has earned a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Studies from California State University – Long Beach (2009), a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University – Global Campus (2013), and a Chief Fire Officer Credential – Center for Public Safety Excellence (2016).
Since his retirement from PFA, Randy has served as Interim Fire Chief for Boulder Rural Fire Rescue, next to Boulder Colorado, and as Interim Fire Chief for Colorado River Fire Rescue on the western slope of Colorado. In each of these roles, Randy assisted in finding permanent fire chiefs for the respective agency.