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BUSA 1305 - Supervisory Skills

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$478.84 - $504.24 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are four offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 32310

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

Leila Rahemtulla

Course Outline

Cost

$478.84

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.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 46241

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

Olivia McIvor

Course Outline

Cost

$478.84

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.
  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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 47034

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

Teresa Comey

Course Outline

Cost

$478.84

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.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 48101

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 DTC DTC Rm. 795

Instructor

Adrienne Petersohn

Course Outline

Cost

$504.24

Notes

  1. 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below are four offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 49088

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Feb 12 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Feb 12 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 DTC DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

Teresa Comey

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$504.24

CRN 11565

Sun Jan 09 - Sun Feb 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 13 Sun 09:00 - 16:00 DTC DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

Olivia McIvor

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$504.24

Notes

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

CRN 44317

Tue Jan 04 - Sat Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 26 Online

Instructor

Leila Rahemtulla

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$504.07

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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 86254

Tue Jan 04 - Sat Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 26 Online

Instructor

Olivia McIvor

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$504.07

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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings 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 + Media

  1. Fire Executive Management
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  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

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