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Supervisory Management Course List

Program Course Descriptions:

Refer to the Related Study Requirements for your associate degree by reviewing the Program Curriculum Sheet (PDF).

10-196-191 Principles of Supervision    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to perform the functions of a front line manager. Each learner will demonstrate the application of strategies to make the transition to a contemporary supervisory role including: operations planning and analysis, delegation, staffing, problem solving, motivation, training, leadership and performance assessment.
 
10-196-164 Personal Skills for Supervisors    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to deal with the personal challenges inherent with a manager’s role. Each learner will demonstrate the application of time management techniques, personal planning, continuous learning, valuing rights and responsibilities of others, effective communication, assertiveness and dealing effectively with stress.
 
10-196-116 Human Behavior at Work    3 credits
In this course, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to work effectively with behavior found in organizations. Each learner will explore and demonstrate the application of theories in motivation, perception, organizational culture, employee development and communication. In addition, concepts such as diversity, decision making, conflict management and managing in a global environment will be introduced
 
10-196-193 Human Resources Management     3 credit
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to work effectively with the Human Resource (HR) function. Each learner will gain an understanding of the supervisor’s role in contemporary human resource management regarding: the impact of EEOC, writing job descriptions, recruitment and selection, conducting interviews, employee orientation, policies and procedures, training, performance management, employee counseling, and effective use of compensation and benefit strategies.
 
10-196-134 Legal Issues for Supervisors    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary for supervisors to function effectively within today’s legal framework. Each learner will demonstrate the application of practices to meet the requirements of U.S. employment laws including implications for: staffing, disciplinary actions and documentation, preventing harassment and discrimination, safety, workplace violence, incident investigation, privacy issues and maintaining organizational policies and procedures.
 
10-196-169 Diversity and Change Management    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to implement and maintain a diverse work environment that values change. Each learner will demonstrate the application of assessing the current extent of diversity in the workplace, analyze the effect of perceptions, attitudes, biases, and organization culture on diversity, dealing with barriers, change management strategies, process, and reactions, measuring progress and celebrating success.
 
10-196-190 Leadership Development    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to fulfill his/her role as a contemporary leader. Each learner will demonstrate the application of strategies to evaluate leadership effectiveness and communicate vision, mission and goals. Additional topics include: ethical behavior, personal leadership styles and flexibility, impacts of power, employee development, coaching and effective conflict resolution.
 
10-196-189 Team Building and Problem Solving    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to facilitate problem solving in a team environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of strategies regarding: the necessary roles for team effectiveness, stages of team development, team problem solving and consensus, systematic processes for problem definition, data acquisition and analysis, generating alternative solutions, choosing solutions, implementation planning and evaluation.
 
10-196-192 Foundations of Quality    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to implement and maintain a continuous improvement environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of a personal philosophy of quality, identify stakeholder relationships, customer expectations, systems-focus, use of appropriate models and tools, managing improvement projects and measuring effectiveness of continuous improvement activities.

 

10-196-188 Project Management for Supervisors    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to design, implement, and evaluate formal projects. Each learner will demonstrate the application of methods for project planning, developing project proposals, use of relevant software, working with project teams, sequencing tasks, charting progress, dealing with variations, managing project budgets and resources, implementation and project assessment.
 

10-196-105 Occupational Trends/Issues    3 credits

In this course, the learners summarize, present and discuss information on major trends and issues affecting supervisors in the complex, technological world of the future. Learners apply the knowledge gained in program courses, problem-solving skills and their personal experiences to identify successful strategies for the future

 
OR (Either course can be taken to meet the program requirement)
 
10-196-136 Safety in the Workplace    3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to provide a safe and secure work environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of strategies regarding safety awareness, compliance, investigation and documentation. Other topics include: safety orientation, chemical safety, right-to-know, inspections, risk analysis, workplace violence, substance abuse, first aid, fire and electrical safety, emergency preparedness and liaison with external agencies.
 
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10-196-168 Organizational Development     3 credits
The learner applies the skills and tools necessary to effectively navigate within an organizational structure. Each learner will demonstrate the application of theories regarding the impact of globalization on organizational design, operation and culture. Other topics include: the impact of change, organizational decision making and the benefit of vision, mission and goals plus future challenges affecting the organizations.