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BUSA 1305 - Supervisory Skills

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$494.09 - $502.66 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below are five offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 86253

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 30 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 412

Instructor

Tim Carson

Course Outline

Cost

$502.66

Notes

  1. No Classes on February 17

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 44317

Tue Jan 07 - Sat Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 28 Online

Instructor

Leila Rahemtulla

Course Outline

Cost

$494.09

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 86254

Tue Jan 07 - Sat Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 28 Online

Instructor

Olivia McIvor

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$494.09

Notes

  1. 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. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 49088

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Feb 08 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 08 Sat 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

Teresa Comey

Course Outline

Cost

$494.09

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

In Progress

CRN 11565

Mon Mar 23 - Fri Mar 27 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 23 - Mar 27 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 830

Instructor

Olivia McIvor

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$494.09

Notes

  1. Due to the intensive and interactive nature of this course students are required to attend all classes

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

Full

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

BUSA 1305 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  2. Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Leadership
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  5. Leadership
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion
  6. Long-term Care Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion
  7. Marketing Management - Retail Marketing Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  8. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate
  9. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  10. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  11. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  12. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Public Works Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Cei Digital: Supervision Today! 9Th Edition (180 Days)
Author Robbins
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13473-077-6
Price $62.50
Required

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Image not available
Cei Digital: Supervision Today! 9Th Edition (180 Days)
Author Robbins
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13473-077-6
Price $62.50
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Cei Digital: Supervision Today! 9Th Edition (180 Days)
Author Robbins
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13473-077-6
Price $62.50
Required

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