Management and Supervision

Oakton's Management and Supervision Program provides the skills and experiences you need to be a more effective leader. Courses include critical information on policy interpretation, goal setting, decision-making, communications and motivation. You’ll apply your coursework to real-world problems and create managerial solutions that meet organizational objectives. Whether you are an experienced manager or just beginning your career, you can learn and grow with this program.

The Management and Supervision is an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.). It is designed to be finished at Oakton and prepare you directly for the workforce with industry-relevant coursework.  If you're wishing to transfer to a four-year program, please consult with the Office of Advising, Transitions and Student Success. 

Degrees and Certificates

Our program for an associate degree in management and supervision is composed of 61 semester hours, including some (not all) general education. Refer to the IAI General Education Courses list for guidance in selecting general courses. Students are required to fulfill the major requirements listed below in addition to the general requirements.

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This certificate develops leadership skills necessary in upper levels of management. Encompasses courses in Leadership, Strategic Management, Quality Management, Project Management and Change Management.

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With our Organization Management Certificate, you will learn how to perform a SWOT analysis and develop a strategic plan. You will also learn to compare and contrast theories of leadership and leverage the decision making process to motivate individuals and organizations.

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The Human Resource Specialist Certificate prepares students to enter into the human resource management realm of organizations. The program includes coursework in talent acquisition, learning and development, effective communication, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and human resources law. 

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What's Next

We are glad you are considering attending Oakton College. No matter where you are in your decision-making process, we are here to help you with your next steps. Whether you're ready to apply now, need information on paying for college or have questions and want to contact someone, we're here to help.

Enrolling at Oakton College can save you thousands of dollars and help you earn more over the course of your career. Our tuition is among the lowest in the region, and we offer many ways to bring your costs down even more.

99 percent of Oakton students graduate without debt.

To help you get there, you can apply for a scholarship, which you don’t have to pay back. We award $12 million in scholarships annually. Financial Aid includes grants, loans, and other forms of financial assistance that can reduce your costs of attending college.

We offer payment options that give you control over how you pay. Pay all at once or spread your payments over the course of the semester.

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Meet Your Faculty and Experts

Oakton's professors and lecturers are experts in their fields with advanced degrees and years of real-world experience. In addition to classroom learning, students receive support from our panel of expert advisors.

Tracy Fulce
Chair of Business
Professor of Business
B.A. Michigan State University
M.B.A. Baker College
847.376.7803, Skokie
Office: B216, Skokie

David Lewis
Associate Professor, Business
Office: 3604, Des Plaines

Meet our part time faculty:

Larry Benjamin
B.S. Illinois State University
M.B.A. Northwestern University
Office: B206, Skokie

Murneka Davis
B.S. Northeastern Illinois University
M.H.R.M. Keller Graduate School
Office: 1268, Des Plaines

Danielle Dickerson
B.A. Columbia College, Chicago
M.A. Roosevelt University
Office: B206, Skokie

Astrid Duran
B.S. National Louis University
M.B.A. National Louis University
Office: B206, Skokie

Leslie Dubin
A.B. University of Illinois Chicago
M.B.A. Northeastern Illinois University
Office: B206, Skokie

Randy Felsenthal
B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana
M.A. Webster University
Office: B206, Skokie

Terry Lange
B.A. Illinois State
M.S.F.D. Northern Illinois University
Office: B206, Skokie

Althea McIntyre
B.S. American University
M.S. Loyola University Chicago
Office: B206, Skokie

Bruce Mueller
B.B.A. Loyola University Chicago
M.B.A. Loyola University Chicago
Office: B206, Skokie

Brian Porter
B.B.A. Georgia State University
M.B.A. Texas Southern University
J.D. Chicago-Kent College of Law
Office: B206, Skokie

Christiana Sexton
B.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.B.A. DePaul University
M.S.H.R. DePaul University
Office: B206, Skokie

Wynn Shawver
B.S. Northwestern University
M.N.A. North Park University
Office: B206, Skokie

Jillian Verstrate
A.A.S. Oakton Community College
B.A. Augustana University
J.A. Seton Hall University
Office: B206, Skokie

David Williams
B.A. Harvard University
M.B.A. Loyola University Chicago
Office: B206, Skokie

Graziano Berto
Carlucci Rosemont

Robyn Wall Berto
Kolon and Associates

Raymond Camosy
Camosy Construction

Robert Chakrabarty
Account Director
Taproot Foundation

Jim Coates
IUOE Local 399 ETF
Training Fund Administrator

Dr. Jerry Field
Executive VP J.B. Burling Group Ltd.

Joseph Gurreri
Founding Principal/Innov Consult

Rand Hass
Medusa Consulting Group

Cynthia Morgan
Shift 2 Green

Richard Paullin
Executive Director
International Trade Assoc. of Greater Chicago

Steven Schumacher
Director Corporate HR

Brian Simek
Senior Manager Fleet Repair Services
Wheels Inc.

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