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									                                                     South Texas College
                                      Division of Business, Math, Science and Technology
                                             Business Administration Department
                                                   Supervision – BMGT 1301
                                                            Fall 2006

Instructor Name                                   Kim Johnson
Office/Building/Campus Location                   East Building A-116 Technology Center
Office Telephone                                  (956)872-6135
Fax Number                                        (956) 872-2762
E-mail Address                          

Course Title                                      Supervision

Course Number                                     BMGT 1301

Catalog Course Description                        This course is a study of the role of the supervisor. Managerial functions as
                                                  applied to leadership, counseling, motivation, and human skills are

Prerequisites                                     None

Departmental Learning Outcome                     Students completing BMGT 1301 course will explain the role,
                                                  characteristics, and skills of a supervisor and the principles of planning,
                                                  leading, controlling, staffing, and organizing at the supervisory level.

Student Learning Outcome

            Understand the role, characteristics and the skills necessary to be a supervisor
            Discuss the Planning function
            Explain the Leading function
            Discuss the Organizing function
            Understand the Controlling function
            Discuss the Staffing function

Required Textbook & Resources:                    Supervision: Concepts & Practice Management 10th E.
                                                  Hilgert & Leonard
Evaluation Methods and Grading
Criteria according to the Master                  Tests                       40%
Syllabus                                          Comprehensive Final         10%
                                                  Assignments & Participation 50%

100 -   90   A
 89 -   80   B
 79 -   70   C
 69 -   60   D
 59 -   0    F
Departmental Course Requirements   Student Success
                                   In an effort to ensure your success in STC, I am requesting that you visit with
                                   me 2 times this semester. The first visit will be to assess your educational
                                   goals and career plans and the second meeting will be to discuss your class
                                   selections for the upcoming semester. The best meeting time is during my
                                   published office hours; however, if you are unable to meet during those
                                   times, then you need to schedule an appointment with me.

                                   Oral Communication:
                                   Students will engage in oral communication while answering questions posed
                                   by instructor, engaging in-group discussions, and presenting a paper or a

                                   Use of Technology:
                                   Business Administration courses use Web CT to integrate technology with

Attendance Policy                  Refer to STC Catalog for complete attendance policy. Below are few
                                   excerpts from the policy:
                                   -It is the responsibility of the student to inform instructor concerning any
                                   -Instructors may drop students at the point when, in the opinion of the
                                   instructor, the student would have difficulty in successfully completing the
                                   -Three consecutive absences by a student may result in a drop by instructor.

Cell Phones /Pagers/Beepers:       Cellular phones/pagers/beepers are allowed in class ONLY IF they are kept
                                   in the vibrating or silent mode at all times throughout the class. Otherwise,
                                   cellular phones are to be turned off completely at all times. No calls are to be
                                   received or made in the classroom at any time while class is in session.

                                   Note: During examination times, a student is not allowed to answer any
                                   pages (from beepers/pagers) or make any calls using a regular campus/pay
                                   phone or cellular phone until they are completely finished with their exam.
                                  FOUNDATION SKILLS

1. Basic Skills:
    Reading                        The student is required to read assignments from the course textbook
    Writing                        and outside sources. The student is also required to submit several
    Mathematics                    written reports and projects. The student is required to participate in
    Arithmetic                     class discussions and present an oral report to the class. Basic
    Speaking                       mathematical and analytical skills are developed through defining
    Listening                      management problems, analyzing alternatives, and using accepted
                                   managerial formulas to solve problems.

2. Thinking Skills:
Seeing things in the mind’s eye    In-class discussions and out-side projects require students to analyze
Knowing how to learn               management and environmental trends, recognize current and
Reasoning                          potential problems, and develop possible solutions and scenarios
                                   useful in making managerial decisions.

3. Personal Qualities:
    Responsibility                 Individual and group projects will require students to set goals,
    Sociability                    practice self-management, and monitor progress. All students are
    Self-management                required to act in a courteous and ethical manner.
    Integrity and honesty
                                        WORKPLACE COMPETENCIES

4. Resources:                                               These workplace competencies are accomplished
  Time, money, materials, facilities and human              through student participation in group project and the
   resources.                                               library assignments. These assignments will provide the
                                                            opportunity to student to allocate time and other
                                                            resources to accomplish their tasks.

5. Interpersonal:                                           These workplace competencies are accomplished
   Participate as a member of a team                        through student participation in groups and other
  Teaches other new skills                                  cooperative learning activities and completing
   Exercises Leadership                                     assignments on a timely manner.
   Works with diversity
6. Information:                                             These workplace competencies are accomplished
   Acquires and evaluates information                       through student participation in-group presentation. The
   Organizes and maintains information                      student is required to research a management related
   Interprets and communicates information                  issue. Analyze, interpret the information and com-
   Uses computers to process information                    municate their findings to the class in an oral

7. Systems:                                                 The student will understand systems by investigating
   Understanding systems                                    managerial issues and recognizing that there is a close
                                                            association with various systems including social,
                                                            political, organizational and technological.

8. Technology:                                               Students may use e-mail to correspond with instructor,
   Works with a variety of technologies                     use internet to search for information to complete
                                                            projects and reports. Students may use word processing,
                                                            power point and/or spreadsheet software to produce
                                                            reports and presentations. Students may access course
                                                            syllabus, course outline and lecture notes via the web.

Developmental Studies Policy Statement:
  The College’s Developmental Education Plan requires students who have not met the college-level placement
  standard on an approved assessment instrument in reading, writing, and/or mathematics to enroll in
  Developmental Studies courses including College Success. Failure to attend these required classes may result in
  the student's withdrawal from ALL college courses.
Statement of Equal Opportunity: No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be
subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by South Texas College on the basis
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status or disability.

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ADA Statement: Individuals with disabilities requiring assistance or access to receive services should contact
disABILITY Support Services at ( 956 ) 872-2173.
                                 TENTATIVE COURSE OUTLINE
Course:          BMGT 1301 - Supervision
Semester:        Fall 2006

Day            Chapter                                       Tests / Assignments

Aug. 22        Chapter 1    Supervising in Uncertain Times   Log on to Web CT

               Chapter 2    The Managerial Functions

Aug. 29        Chapter 3    Communication                    Due – Article #1 (post to Web CT discussion
                                                             board by Thursday, September 1st)

Sept. 5        Chapter 4    Motivation                       September 5, Labor Day – College Closed

                                                             Test #1 (Ch. 1-4)
Sept. 12       Chapter 5    Problem Solving

Sept. 19       Chapter 6    Positive Discipline

Sept. 26       Chapter 7    Supervisory Planning             Due – Article #2 (post to Web CT discussion
                                                             board by Thursday, September 29th)

Oct. 03        Chapter 8    Organizing                       Test #2 (Ch. 5-8)

Oct. 10        Chapter 9    Meeting Management               Due Interview #1 – October 12/13

Oct. 17        Chapter 10   Labor Unions

Oct. 24        Chapter 11   HR                               Due Article #3 (post to Web CT discussion
                                                             board by Thursday, October 27th)
Oct. 31        Chapter 12   Performance Management           Test #3 (Ch. 9-12)

Nov. 7         Chapter 13   Leadership & Change              Due Interview #2 – November 9/10

Nov. 14        Chapter 14   Managing Work Groups             Due – Article #4 (post to Web CT discussion
                                                             board by November 17th)
               Chapter 15   Diversity

Nov. 21        Chapter 16   Controlling                      November 24-27,
                                                             Thanksgiving Break – college closed
Nov. 28        Chapter 17   Conflict Resolution              Test #4 (Ch. 13-17)

Dec. 5                                                       Final Exam – in class as scheduled

Note: Dates are tentative

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