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SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT - LEADERSHIP


Award: Certificate / 10 Credits
Location: Albert Lea  Online  Hybrid Courses  
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Course Plan: One Year

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  The Supervisory Management - Leadership Program can be completed entirely online. For more information on how to get started with online classes, view www.myriverlandonline.com.

Would you like to increase your leadership skills?

This certificate program can be completed in just one semester and provides students with well-rounded knowledge in the principles of supervision and leadership. There is a strong emphasis on personal evaluation and goal development that is complemented by gaining appreciation for the strengths and talents of others. You will learn how to increase communication skills by concentrating on listening, accepting criticism, offering feedback and working on motivation. The aim of an accelerated format is to connect course work to real-world workplace applications. It is essential to success that you are willing to dedicate considerable time outside the classroom to reading, writing, research, presentations and projects.

Employment Outlook

Increasing leadership skills will give you greater potential for achieving advancement in your career goals.

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Supervisory Management - Leadership Certificate was last updated on 03/04/2011
Note: This is an unofficial document that should be used for planning purposes only. Course listings are provided only as a guideline and may be changed.

Course Sequence Example Plan - One Year

Fall Semester - First Year
Course # Course Title Credits
SMGT1000
Principles of Supervisory Leadership
This course is designed to assist the student to increase potential in using effective supervisory skills. Skills needed to lead in today's workplace such as creating positive environments, understanding a manager's role in the workplace, planning and problem solving, as well as fundamental skills in human resources are covered and introduces students to skill development in staffing, training, and motivating. Leadership awareness is an integral part of effective supervision. Leadership skills and strategies are covered. Mandatory supervisory skills such as controlling, quality assurance, and improvement strategies are studied. (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
3.00
SMGT1010
Interpersonal Skills At Work
This course builds the workplace skills required to generate enthusiasm, enlist cooperation, and bring out the best in others. This course provides understanding and practice in effective verbal communication and intends to enhance the supervisory skills of giving feedback and responding to emotional behavior. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00
SMGT1020
Leadership Development
This course introduces students to different leadership traits and styles. Students analyze many types of leaders, both traditional and contemporary. Students participate in an in-depth analysis of personal leadership styles including identifying their strengths and weaknesses. Emphasis is placed on developing individual leadership styles and on learning techniques to foster growth in others' leadership capabilities as well as applying leadership skills on the job and soliciting feedback. Strategic planning processes and the application of leadership skills to strategic planning are covered. (2 Cr - 2 lect, 0 lab)
2.00
SMGT1030
Work Ethics
This course focuses on the influence of ethics and values on supervisory skills and decision-making. The relationship between ethics and values is studied. The Resolved Strategy of Ethical Decision Making is used to identify ethical dilemmas, analyze those dilemmas, and choose and defend ethical decisions in response. This course identifies supervisory strategies to motivate employees and define the role ethics and values play in the outcome of those strategies. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00
SMGT1040
Managing Change
This course provides practical applications for creating appropriate change in any organization. Participants develop an awareness of the major sources and benefits of change. Changing social, political, legal, technological, and managerial environments is initiated by leaders effectively managing change. The course provides supervisors to facilitate change, understand the issues, prepare for change, and help employees with change. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of the course content. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab,)
1.00
SMGT1050
Conflict Resolution
This course presents concepts applied to conflict resolution and negotiation. The ability to resolve conflict is an essential skill for supervisory or management personnel and promotes success within organizations and enhances upward mobility in career paths. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00
SMGT1060
Strategies for Personal Effectiveness
This course focuses on personal excellence through positive attitudes and self empowerment. This course offers techniques and strategies to stay positive and focused in a busy, pressure-filled world. Through a process of personal exploration and growth, students discover insights about behavior and thought processes. Self-improvement strategies offer students an opportunity to gain new perspectives on their personal life and career. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00
Total 10.00
It is highly recommended that SMGT1000 be taken first. Courses are not required to be taken in any particular sequence.
Estimated Tuition
10 cr  x  $184.00 = $1,840.00 
Books: contact program advisor 
Other Costs: contact program advisor 

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Program Graduate Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will:
  • Ability to develop and implement change strategies.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and identify approaches to motivation used to achieve a productive work environment.
  • Apply marketing, management and organizational theories in a supervisory setting.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver effective oral and written communications.
  • Utilize current technology.
  • Demonstrate administrative management skills.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills.

Supervisory Management - Leadership Faculty & Advisors

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Required Core Courses (10 Credits)
Course ## Name
Credits
Course Outline
SMGT1000
Principles of Supervisory Leadership
This course is designed to assist the student to increase potential in using effective supervisory skills. Skills needed to lead in today's workplace such as creating positive environments, understanding a manager's role in the workplace, planning and problem solving, as well as fundamental skills in human resources are covered and introduces students to skill development in staffing, training, and motivating. Leadership awareness is an integral part of effective supervision. Leadership skills and strategies are covered. Mandatory supervisory skills such as controlling, quality assurance, and improvement strategies are studied. (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
3.00 SMGT1000
SMGT1010
Interpersonal Skills At Work
This course builds the workplace skills required to generate enthusiasm, enlist cooperation, and bring out the best in others. This course provides understanding and practice in effective verbal communication and intends to enhance the supervisory skills of giving feedback and responding to emotional behavior. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00 SMGT1010
SMGT1020
Leadership Development
This course introduces students to different leadership traits and styles. Students analyze many types of leaders, both traditional and contemporary. Students participate in an in-depth analysis of personal leadership styles including identifying their strengths and weaknesses. Emphasis is placed on developing individual leadership styles and on learning techniques to foster growth in others' leadership capabilities as well as applying leadership skills on the job and soliciting feedback. Strategic planning processes and the application of leadership skills to strategic planning are covered. (2 Cr - 2 lect, 0 lab)
2.00 SMGT1020
SMGT1030
Work Ethics
This course focuses on the influence of ethics and values on supervisory skills and decision-making. The relationship between ethics and values is studied. The Resolved Strategy of Ethical Decision Making is used to identify ethical dilemmas, analyze those dilemmas, and choose and defend ethical decisions in response. This course identifies supervisory strategies to motivate employees and define the role ethics and values play in the outcome of those strategies. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00 SMGT1030
SMGT1040
Managing Change
This course provides practical applications for creating appropriate change in any organization. Participants develop an awareness of the major sources and benefits of change. Changing social, political, legal, technological, and managerial environments is initiated by leaders effectively managing change. The course provides supervisors to facilitate change, understand the issues, prepare for change, and help employees with change. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of the course content. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab,)
1.00 SMGT1040
SMGT1050
Conflict Resolution
This course presents concepts applied to conflict resolution and negotiation. The ability to resolve conflict is an essential skill for supervisory or management personnel and promotes success within organizations and enhances upward mobility in career paths. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00 SMGT1050
SMGT1060
Strategies for Personal Effectiveness
This course focuses on personal excellence through positive attitudes and self empowerment. This course offers techniques and strategies to stay positive and focused in a busy, pressure-filled world. Through a process of personal exploration and growth, students discover insights about behavior and thought processes. Self-improvement strategies offer students an opportunity to gain new perspectives on their personal life and career. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00 SMGT1060

Supervisory Management - Leadership (CERT) Program Curriculum was last updated on 03/04/2011

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