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MGMT101 - Principles of Supervision

Course Details

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).





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

The successful student will fulfill the following learning objectives:

  1. Identify the key elements of positive and proactive communication skills for supervisors.
  2. 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.
  3. Recall the difference between leaders and managers.
  4. Compare and contrast , through case studies and scenarios, situations where both leadership and managerial skills are required to be an effective supervisor
NameGrade %
Week 1 Intro 1.00 %
Intro 1.00 %
Forums 32.00 %
Forum 1 4.00 %
Forum 2 4.00 %
Forum 3 4.00 %
Forum 4 4.00 %
Forum 5 4.00 %
Forum 6 4.00 %
Forum 7 4.00 %
Forum 8 4.00 %
APA Quizzes 2.00 %
Week 3 - APA Citations and Plagiarism Quiz 1.00 %
Week 1 - Basic Principles of APA Style and Formatting Quiz 1.00 %
Midpoint Quiz 10.00 %
Week 4 - Midpoint Quiz 10.00 %
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 %
Wrap-up Quiz 10.00 %
Week 8 - Wrap-up Quiz 10.00 %
PowerPoint Project 5.00 %
Assignment 1: New Supervisor Power Point Project (Due Week 3) 5.00 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
RealizeIT 0.00 %

Link to Online Book:

http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://library.books24x7.com/toc.asp?bookid=2587

Required Readings: See Course Outline Additional Resources:

In the Resources folder, there are additional course materials, leadership articles, and up-to-date APA handouts.

Websites

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.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

The OWL at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

APA Style Homepage

http://www.apastyle.org/index.aspx

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.
ISBN:9781560526117
Publication Info:Crisp Learning
Author:Conlow
Unit Cost:$14.61

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.