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Supervisory Skills BUSA 1305

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Designed for new supervisors or those seeking a higher level of leadership responsibility. The purpose of this course is provide students the opportunity to gain a level of self-understanding of the field that will assist them in correctly identifying their own strengths and areas for improvement with respect to leadership, team, conflict-management and communication skills. Study will include the performance side of supervision as the areas of performance appraisal, training and development and motivation are explored. Through the use of interactive cases and structured experiences, students will increase their self-confidence and leadership abilities and establish a foundation for further training in supervision and management.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$488.49 - $514.38 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are four offerings of BUSA 1305 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32310

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32310
  • $488.49
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Leila Rahemtulla

Course outline

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Cost

$488.49

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 46241

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46241
  • $488.49
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Olivia McIvor

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$488.49

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 47034

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47034
  • $488.49
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Teresa Comey

Course outline

View

Cost

$488.49

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 47396

Duration

Sat Sep 17 - Sat Nov 05 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 47396
  • $514.38
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Nov 05 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Instructor

Olivia McIvor

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$514.38

Important information
  1. Classes WILL NOT be held on October 1 or October 8.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the nature of supervision including the role of a supervisor and the competencies they are expected to possess and use.
  • Learn the relationship between planning and controlling in organization, including the necessity to establish goals, set standards of performance and develop systematic methods to make certain organizational objectives are being accomplished as planned.
  • Problem solving and decision making models will be examined and students will learn what tools are available to assist in the models, as well as what decision making styles are used, including their own.
  • Appreciate (by experience) various management functions: planning, communications and change management.
  • Understand their own motivation profile and leadership style as measured by commonly used testing instruments.
  • Understand and appreciate group dynamics.
  • Conduct marginal performance interviews.
  • Communicate better, both orally and in report form.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the case-study method.
  • Be familiar with Provincial legislation as it relates to supervision in the workplace.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Supervisory Skills (BUSA 1305) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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  2. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Leadership
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Leadership
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  5. Long-term Care Management
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  6. Marketing Management - Retail Marketing Management
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  7. Media Techniques for Business
    Certificate Part-time
  8. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  9. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  10. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  11. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Public Works Supervision
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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