SRJC Course Outlines

8/20/2019 3:47:47 PMBMG 61 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 61Title:  SKILLS FOR MANAGERS  
Full Title:  Skills for Managers
Last Reviewed:3/31/2014

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 DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

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, writing goals and objectives, 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
Description: Untitled document
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, writing goals and objectives, 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

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Students will be able to:
1. Identify and explain the role and responsibilities of a manager
2. Examine current approaches to leading and empowering people to adapt effectively to changing work environments.
3. Evaluate ways to plan projects, track time, and measure results to reach goals.

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Upon completion, students will be able to:
1. Differentiate between the roles and duties of an employee and a new manager.
2. Identify the strategies for 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 lead, motivate, communicate, develop teamwork, and introduce change effectively in a work environment.
6. Select the approach that 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. Planning change and being proactive
6. Tips for becoming an effective manager

Assignments:
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1. Written homework analysis of reading assignments, 10 to 14 based on assigned topics.
2. Reading, approximately 15-50 pages per week
3. Analysize and apply real life situations (reading and written work) individually and/or in groups
4. Text Book Activities
5. Managerial skills demostrations

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
30 - 45%
Written homework and analysis of reading assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 45%
Textbook activities and interactive discussions
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Managerial skills demonstrations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
participation in large and small groups or online discussions.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials
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The First-time Manager, by Loren Belker, Jim McCormick, and Gary Topchik, AMACOM/American Management Association, 6th Edition 2012

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