FDNY Firefighter Simulation


FDNY Intensive

Suit up! This one-day event was developed to share the New York City Fire Department’s best team-building practices. The FDNY intensive immerses students in innovative team-building experiences via the FDNY’s state-of-the-art training simulators designed to strengthen your teamwork skills. Through a variety of teamwork, leadership, problem-solving and decision-making scenarios, you will leave better equipped to lead future teams to innovation and success.

Activities and Risks

Safety is always our first consideration. Due to the nature of firefighting, there are inherit risks. It is important that the individual accepts responsibility for their actions and their choice to participate. The FDNY prides itself on its excellent safety record and its staff’s skill and experience. They will be essential to your experience.


The FDNY venture is open to any Wharton MBA student with the desire to have a great time!

Costs and Equipment

FDNY provides all required equipment and protective gear, from helmet to boots.  The participant fee includes instructor fees for the entire intensive, transportation to and from Randall’s Island, and three meals.

Partner Organization



  • Participant Fee: $700 (all transit, food, program costs included)
  • Number of Seats per Venture: ~40 per venture