Course Plans and Sequences for Leadership at Riverland Community College - Riverland

Supervisory Management - Leadership

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SMGT1015
Emotional Intelligence

This course introduces the students to techniques to improve their relationships with others through understanding and developing their emotional intelligence. Course content will help students gain an understanding of the research that shows emotional intelligence plays a critical role in increasing productivity, performance, and satisfaction both in and outside the workplace. Emotional intelligence can be significantly improved throughout ones life and is an important part of life-long learning. (1Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab) no pre-reqs

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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)

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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)

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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,)

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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)

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SMGT1070
Building Collaborative Relationships

This course will help students gain an understanding of why some of our working relationships are highly productive, others frustrating and ineffectual and also show the student what is required by individuals to build more successful and collaborative relationships - internally in teams, across functions and departments, or externally with suppliers, customers and partners. (1Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)

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SMGT1080
Strategic Planning, Goal Setting, and Succession Planning

This course introduces students to the components of a strategic plan and the process of strategic planning. You will learn how setting goals and managing teams is a critical part of actually getting plans implemented. Students will gain an understanding of succession planning and how it ties into a strategic plan. (1Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)

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SMGT1090
Leading Through Vision, Mission, and Values Statements

This course introduces the opportunity to experience first-hand the power that a mission, vision, and value statements can have for leading teams, departments, and organizations. Students will look at several ways you can use mission, vision, and value statements to generate tactical plans that bring these statements to life in your organization. (1Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)

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SMGT1095
Supervisory Management – Leadership – Internship

This course is designed to assist the student in experiencing the real-world environmentthat a leader is exposed to everyday in the workforce. Students will work alongside aprofessional for a total of 48 hours. Internship worksite must be pre-approved by theprogram manager or SMGT faculty.(1 Cr – 0 lect, 0 lab, 1 OTJ)

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SMGT1210
Problem Solving/Decision Making

This course emphasizes the skills and resources required to solve organizational problems, make better decisions, and achieve professional and organizational goals. There is an opportunity to practice various problem solving techniques on real problems in the workplace, as well as creative and critical thinking methods. Focus is on improvement of problem solving skills on the job through practical application. (2 Cr - 2 lect, 0 lab)

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SMGT2000
Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

This course provides students with a basic understanding of accounting for non-financial managers with emphasis on interpretation of financial statements and accounting data. The course develops an understanding of basic accounting principles and concepts, applies various analytical methods to many types of financial information, and familiarizes students with financial statements and records to make proper decisions. (2 Cr - 2 lect, 0 lab)

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SMGT Elective
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