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|Discipline and Nbr:
SKILLS FOR MANAGERS||
Skills for Managers
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.50||Lecture Scheduled||8.00||12 max.||Lecture Scheduled||96.00
|Minimum||1.50||Lab Scheduled||0||3 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||.80|| ||Contact DHR||9.60
| ||Contact Total||8.80|| ||Contact Total||105.60
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 192.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 297.60||
This course provides knowledge, skills and tools for students to refine their professional management effectiveness. Topics include your role set for managing others, getting started, managing yourself within the framework of time, focusing on results, getting results, and managing effectively.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
This course provides knowledge, skills, and tools for students to refine their professional management effectiveness. Topics include your role set for managing others, getting started, managing yourself within the framework of time, focusing on results, getting results, and managing effectively.
(Grade or P/NP)
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1998||Inactive:||
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Differentiate between the roles and duties of an employee and a new
2. Identify the strategies in getting started as a new manager and
develop a transitional plan for a new manager promoted from the
3. Evaluate how managers utilize their time and establish priorities.
4. Develop a set of goals and objectives for accomplishing tasks.
5. Evaluate various approaches to effectively lead, motivate, communicate,
develop teamwork, and introduce change in a work environment.
6. Select the approach which will allow the new manager to effectively
Topics and Scope
1. The role of a new manager.
2. Skills and knowledge required of a new manager.
3. Managing yourself within the framework of time.
a. Time log.
b. Time utilization analysis.
c. To-do list.
d. Gantt chart.
4. Focusing on results.
a. Establishing goals and objectives.
b. Delegating tasks.
c. Training employees and establish training plans.
5. Sound management skills.
a. Leading others.
b. Creating a motivating environment at work.
c. Employee development plans.
d. Communicating and listening skills.
e. Teamwork development.
f. Embracing change and being proactive.
6. Tips on being an effective manager.
1. In-class written assignments.
3. Group activities.
4. Role playing.
5. Workbook exercises.
6. Case studies.
7. Skill demonstrations.
8. Participation in classroom activities.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
25 - 35%
|Written homework, In-class written assignments, short essay question||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
20 - 25%
|Problem solving in groups, workbook exercises||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
|Group activities, class performance, role playing||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
1 - 20%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Short essays||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
10 - 30%
|Participation in classroom activities.||
THE ROPES TO SKIP AND THE ROPES TO KNOW, by Ritti. 6th edition published
by Wiley, copyright 2002.