BUSN1100 Supervision

The focus of this course is on the first-line manager who coordinates and supervises the activities of the operating employees in any company. The course will emphasize effective ways to lead, motivate, delegate, communicate and measure the performance of employees who perform the day-to-day activities of the organization.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Understand the supervisor`s role in the organization
Assess the supervisor`s role in change and innovation
Discuss trends in supervision
Identify processes used in organizing a department
Apply goal setting principles
Apply decision making and problem solving principles in supervision
Describe the fundamental concepts of leadership
Describe the fundamental concepts of motivation
Identify methods used in supervising groups and teams
Assess effective methods in communication to subordinates
Understand organizational politics
Explain how to acquire the right people
Explain disciplinary processes used in supervision
Apply measurement standards for department and individual performance
Understand labor relations
Apply conflict management techniques

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3

lab:

0