SRJC Course Outlines

2/25/2024 1:34:46 AMBMG 61 Course Outline as of Fall 2008

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 61Title:  SKILLS FOR MANAGERS  
Full Title:  Skills for Managers
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR.80 Contact DHR14.00
 Contact Total2.30 Contact Total40.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 92.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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This course provides knowledge, skills, and tools for students to refine their professional management effectiveness.  Topics include roles set for managing others, getting started, self-management within the framework of time, focusing on results, getting results, and managing effectively.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course provides knowledge, skills, and tools for students to refine their professional management effectiveness.  Topics include roles set for managing others, getting started, self-management within the framework of time, focusing on results, getting results, and managing effectively.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1998Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Differentiate between the roles and duties of an employee and a new
  manager.
2. Identify the strategies in getting started as a new manager and
  develop a transitional plan for a new manager promoted from the
  employee ranks.
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
  manage employees.

Topics and Scope
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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
  e. Calendar
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. Developing employee plans
   d. Communicating and listening skills
   e. Developing teamwork
   f. Embracing change and being proactive
6. Tips on being an effective manager

Assignments:
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1. In-class written assignments
2. Reading, approximately 20-30 pages per week (three week course)
3. Group activities
4. Role playing
5. Workbook exercises
6. Case studies
7. Skill demonstrations
8. Participation in classroom activities
9. Quizzes (2-3)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
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, analysis of reading assignments
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 - 30%
Group activities, class performance, role playing
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, True/false, Short essays
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Participation in classroom activities.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The First-time Manager. Belker, Loren B. and Topchik, Gary S.
AMACOM/American Management Association, 5th Edition: 2005
and
Instructor prepared materials

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