MSC Southeast - Leadership and Supervision - Certificate
Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Business Management

Perfect for working adults who are ready to move up.


Leadership and Supervision - Certificate

1) 1000 level (minimum) General Education courses required unless specified

0 crs
Supervision Principles
This course covers an overview of the supervisory field. The course introduces aspects of the supervisor's job that are developed in depth on other courses throughout the program. Topics to be covered include: Basic skills required of managers, fundamentals of planning, organizing, delegating, communication skills, selecting and training new employees, appraising and compensating employees, discipline and exercising control, and controlling productivity, quality and safety. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
Leadership Development
This course is an introduction to the concept of leadership. In addition to mechanics and styles of leadership, the moral and ethical considerations of leadership will also be stressed. Topics to be discussed will include: managing change, vision statements, power and its use and abuse, communicating like a leader, empowering employees, setting an example, recognizing others, and celebrating successes. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
Human Resource Issues for Managers
This course covers a variety of personnel issues that affect managers and supervisors in most organizations. Human Resource issues from hiring to firing, documentation, as well as potential legal ramifications will be covered. Laws regarding sexual harassment, all types of discrimination, Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and any new legislation that could impact area managers will be researched. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
The purpose of this course is to educate managers, supervisors, and other interested employees about the concept of workteams. The topics covered are stages of team development, building trust within the team, consensus decision making, running effective team meetings, and symptoms of a dysfunctional team. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
12 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 12

Estimated Costs for this Major

Approximate Tuition/Fees:$2,275
Minimum Tool Cost:N/A
Estimated Total:$2,725


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