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Course Description

Business - BUS 220

Supervision (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

In this course you will discover how to become a successful and respected supervisor in the current contemporary workplace. Besides assessing your current supervisory traits, you will develop new skills addressing leadership, staff motivation, effective communication methods, problem-solving techniques, time management, multitasking and human relations. You will explore real-world situations and learn strategies to overcome a variety of challenges facing supervisors in a global and diverse workplace.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Develop strategies for energizing a workforce through leadership, motivation, and communication.
  • Analyze the supervisor's role in management process.
  • Illustrate current supervisory challenges in managing a global and diverse workforce.
  • Assess supervisory approaches to contemporary workplace issues.
  • Demonstrate essential business communication skills.
  • Determine effective methods for dealing with ethical dilemmas from a supervisory point of view.
  • Identify actions a supervisor can take to improve team performance.
  • Explore human resource management practices including interviewing and appraising employees.
  • Apply supervisory level problem solving and disciplinary techniques.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 9/18/2018

 220142480SupervisionOnline3McCartney J$12.0030/31/0Open 

Fall; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 8/27/2018

 220142379SupervisionOnline3Ontko S$12.0024/31/0Open 
 220142681Supervision 3Bethel R$12.0029/30/0OpenR  06:00 PM-08:52 PM AS710

Spring; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/7/2018

 220122379SupervisionOnline3Ontko S$12.007/31/0Open 

Summer; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/2/2018

 220132379SupervisionOnline3Ontko S$12.0024/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

 220112478SupervisionOnline3McCartney J$12.0016/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 220112379SupervisionOnline3Ontko S$12.006/31/0Open 
 220112628Supervision 3Leadley Jr R / Ellies K$12.001/30/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:20 AM AS710
 220112680Supervision 3Bethel R$12.0022/31/0OpenW  05:30 PM-08:22 PM AS374