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Modern Supervision - Part 1

Course Overview
This course (Parts 1 and 2) is especially designed to teach you the essential knowledge of supervision and the key role that the supervisor plays in today�s organizations. In most organizations it is recognized that the supervisory job is demanding and exacting. Success or failure of the entire organization is often conditioned by the competency at the supervisory level. This course attempts to present and discuss those things that are essential to being a successful supervisor. It is designed to meet the special needs of a person aspiring to a supervisory job, and the practicing supervisor. The course is applicable to all types of supervisory jobs whether in manufacturing, service, or not-for-profit organizations. For the potential supervisor the course affords a concise but complete presentation and acquaintance with the many problems that will be confronted. For the experienced supervisor the material provides an overall review, a broadening of supervisory horizons, and a kindling of new and fresh thinking in the supervisory area.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Identify the titles, roles, and skill sets of supervisors.
  • Recognize different decision making processes and beneficial aspects of each.
  • Recognize examples of how to improve work objectives and the concept of management by objectives (MBO).
  • Recognize the planning process and the supervisor's role in planning.
  • Identify the rationale behind organizational structure, and recognize how roles and individuals interact within the structure.
  • Recognize ways to improve communication within the organization.
  • Recognize different motivation theories and strategies.
  • Identify examples of training experiences.
  • Recognize the steps necessary to improve team productivity.
  • Identify ways to help counsel employees and recognize the value and attributes of performance appraisals.

    Catalog Number: 99DEL47
    CPE Credits: 4 Registry / 4 QAS
    Author: Steve Spafford, CPA
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Overview
    Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Jun 26, 2020 / Jun 26, 2022