• Program: Business
  • Course: Supervision
  • Course #: BUSN1100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

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.

Course 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.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals 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

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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