SRJC Course Outlines

11/23/2020 2:43:24 PMBMG 62.4 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 62.4Title:  MANAGING WORKGROUPS  
Full Title:  Managing Workgroups
Last Reviewed:5/12/2014

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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Catalog Description:
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This course will enable students to determine characteristics of effective team leadership and participation after analyzing stages of group development and group roles, and to examine strategies for creating, participating in, and leading high performance teams.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will enable students to determine characteristics of effective team leadership and participation after analyzing stages of group development and group roles, and to examine strategies for creating, participating in, and leading high performance teams.
(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 2008Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Identify and summarize the elements of high performance teams.
2.   Examine the stages of group development and the best techniques for progressing through the stages.
3.  Determine group and leadership styles, with emphasis on production and  relationship characteristics.
 

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1. Identify and apply group/team ground rules and behavioral expectations.
2. Differentiate between the stages of group/team development.
3. Determine techniques for moving through the stages of group/team development.
4. Distinguish between production functions and relationship functions and identify role functions in a group.
5. Determine production and relationship styles for effective situational leadership.
6. Examine the elements of a high performance team.
7. Determine the roles of the meeting facilitator/group leader.
8. Distinguish between types of meetings, agendas, and minutes.
9. Differentiate between methods of decision making for groups/teams, considering the time and commitment required.
10. Identify and apply the steps in a traditional decision making model.
11. Assess reward systems for group/team and identify rewards that could be considered motivational and/or de-motivational for team building.
12. Compare and select evaluation instruments for group/ team performance as a team member and as a team leader.

Topics and Scope
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1. Group Rules, Norms, and Behavioral Expectations
2. Stages of Group Development
3. Production and Relationship Functions
4. Role Functions in a Group
5. Role Functions of the Meeting Facilitator/Group Leader
6. Situational Leadership
7. High Performance Teams
8. Meetings, Agendas, and Minutes
9. Methods of Decision Making
10. Group and Leadership Functions Inventory
11. Team Orientation and Behavioral Inventory
12. Group Recognition and Reward Systems
13. Evaluation of Group/Team Performance

Assignments:
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1. Reading approximately 20-60 pages for the course
 
2. Written homework and in-class assignments on assigned topics and workbook and/or textbook exercises
      
3. Self-evaluation inventories
 
4. Team participation and team leadership skills demonstration
 
5. 0-3 Exams, including final
 
6. Participation in large and small groups and interactive topical discussions

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 - 35%
Written homework, workbook and/or textbook exercises
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Analysis of reading assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 25%
Team participation and team leadership skills demonstrations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 10%
Multiple Choice, True/False, Short Essays
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
25 - 35%
Participation in large and small groups; interactive discussions


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Making the Team, Fifth Edition, 2013, by Leigh L. Thompson.
 
An Experimental Approach to Organization Development, Eighth Edition, 2011,
by Donald R. Brown and Donald Harvey.
 
Instructor prepared materials.

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