Learning Outcomes

The Management and Supervision curriculum is designed to provide students with training in the general areas of policy interpretation, strategy, goal setting, decision making, communications and motivation. The curriculum is intended to serve the needs of students who want to enter supervisory positions and to enable those already in management to upgrade their supervisory skills and potential for growth. Cooperative work experience is incorporated in the curriculum in order to provide on-the-job training experience. Courses and certificates can up-grade skills and provide an additional credential to students. Certificates represent specific skill sets required in this field.

Certificate hours from Global Business and Financial services can be used as elective hours in this program.

The difference between the AAS in Management and Supervision and Management and Supervision Certificates is that the AAS students are required to take general education courses. 2+2 programs with National Louis, Robert Morris, Concordia, DePaul’s School of New Learning enable students completing this degree to enter into an accelerated program to complete the BA.

Skill sets emphasized: Communication: writing and oral, critical thinking, ethical and legal decision making, team building, computer applications for business and business etiquette. Certificate in HR centers around skills needed in the Human Resource Management field. While TWL concentrates on the management of the supply chain operation.

Associates Degree in Management and Supervision

This is a comprehensive degree that encompasses supervision, business, business law, accounting, marketing and computer application courses as well as 18 hours of general education requirements. Students will be eligible for jobs in management, supervision, customer service, and human recourses.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Perform a SWOT analysis.
  2. Define sources of power and be able to determine when to use.
  3. Compare and Contrast transactional and transformational leadership.
  4. Role play strategies to motivate stakeholder groups (e.g clients, employees, etc).

Management and Supervision Certificate

This is a comprehensive certificate that encompasses supervision, business, and business law, accounting, and marketing and computer application courses. Students will be eligible for jobs in management, supervision, customer service, and human recourses.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Perform a SWOT analysis.
  2. Define sources of power and be able to determine when to use.
  3. Compare and Contrast transactional and transformational leadership.
  4. Role play strategies to motivate stakeholder groups (e.g clients, employees, etc).

Leadership Excellence Certificate

Provides the courses needed to develop Leadership skills necessary in upper levels of management. Encompasses courses in Leadership, Strategic Management, Quality Management, Project Management and Change Management.. Students will be eligible for jobs in upper levels of management. Students who already have a bachelor’s degree in another field may use this certificate as an addition to their credentials or to update current management skills.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate strategies for successful change processes.
  2. Develop measures for assessing change management.
  3. Role play techniques to overcome resistance to change in organizations.

Human Resource Specialist Certificate

Provides the courses needed to prepare for the PHR and SHR exam. Students will take 21 hours in management and human recourse management classes that contain the content of the PHR and SHR exam and help students meet the education requirements necessary for the exam. Courses cover extensive topics in Human Resource management including employee staffing and selection, training and development, compensation and benefit administration, HR Law, managing diversity, conflict management, change management, organizational behavior and negotiations. Students will be eligible for jobs in Human Resources. Students who already have a bachelor’s degree in another field may use this certificate as an addition to their credentials or to update current HR skills.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Perform a job analysis.
  2. Write job description.
  3. Develop a training plan.
  4. Role play interviewing techniques.
  5. Respond to changes in the workforce in respect to diversity.

Organization Management Certificate

Description: employee motivation, sources of power and when they are applicable, enhancement of communication skills, and an understanding of the legal requirements required to run a successful organization.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Perform a SWOT analysis.
  2. Develop a business plan.
  3. Compare and Contrast transactional and transformational leadership.
  4. play strategies to motivate stakeholder groups (e.g clients, employees, etc).