Course Code: MGMT101 Course ID: 2881 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
Supervisors are the first line of leadership. This course provides an overview of supervision in the workplace. Students will explore concepts and skills on how supervisors can improve their skill set for their scope of responsibilities (i.e. goal setting, problem-solving, staffing, conflict management and development of employees).
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
The successful student will fulfill the following learning objectives:
- Identify the key elements of positive and proactive communication skills for supervisors.
- Recognize possible solutions to a variety of conflict scenarios (i.e. employee, customer, supervisor to employee, supervisor to supervisor) that a supervisor is likely to encounter.
- Recall the difference between leaders and managers.
- Compare and contrast , through case studies and scenarios, situations where both leadership and managerial skills are required to be an effective supervisor
|Introduction Forum||1.00 %|
|Introduction Forum||1.00 %|
|Discussion Forums||32.00 %|
|Week 1 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 2 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 3 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 4 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 5 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 6 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 7 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 8 Forum||4.00 %|
|PowerPoint Project||7.00 %|
|Assignment 1: New Supervisor Power Point Project (Due Week 3)||7.00 %|
|Research Paper||20.00 %|
|Assignment 2: Research Paper: Supervisory Skills (Due Week 5)||20.00 %|
|Leadership Paper||20.00 %|
|Assignment 3: Leadership Paper (Due Week 7)||20.00 %|
|Midpoint Quiz||10.00 %|
|Week 4 - Midpoint Quiz||10.00 %|
|Wrap-up Quiz||10.00 %|
|Week 8 - Wrap-up Quiz||10.00 %|
Link to Online Book:
Required Readings: See Course Outline Additional Resources:
In the Resources folder, there are additional course materials, leadership articles, and up-to-date APA handouts.
In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.
The OWL at Purdue
APA Style Homepage
|Book Title:||To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||Excellence in Supervision: Essential Skills for the New Supervisor-E-book available in the APUS Online Library.|
|Publication Info:||Crisp Learning|
Not current for future courses.