Management – Manager/Supervisor Program

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The business management programs prepare men and women to seek employment or advancement in business, industry, government or service organizations. The Manager-Supervisor program develops the cognitive, problem solving, human relations, and technological skills that are necessary in operating the new design system for today’s global economy. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. Refer to the Dual Credit web page for more information.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Manager/Supervisor program at South Suburban College is to meet the needs of individuals to effectively function within a modern business environment, as it relates to understanding positions in the field of supervisor or manager. Students are also able to prepare for program specific certifications.

Vision Statement

To provide students with a clear understanding of communication, human relations, critical thinking and problem solving skills required to effectively supervise/manage within the business environment. Students will be better prepared to enter into a four year university or increase their job opportunities.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Through quality instruction from faculty and input from the Advisory Board Committee, the following goals have been established for students in the Management-Manager/Supervisor (MGMT.AAS.MGTSUPV) Program. Students will:

  • understand the principles of management involved in managing people, products, and/or services.
  • develop interpersonal and human relations skills required to interact and motivate staff for positive business outcomes.
  • develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills directly related to positions in management.
  • gain valuable on-the-job work experience in the field of supervisor/manager by completing an internship within a professional office environment.

 

Management-Manager/ Supervisor (MGMT.AAS.MGTSUPV)

Overview for College Success Credits
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
General Education Credits
ENG 101 Composition & Rhetoric 3
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
BUS 105 Business Mathematics 3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics, Macro 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Core Courses
ACC 120 Financial Accounting* 4
BUS 108 Intro to Business 3
BUS 220 Principles of Management 3

BLW 201

BLW 203

Introduction to Business Law
OR
Legal Environment of Business

3

3

MIS 101 Computer Literacy & Applications 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
Concentration Management
ACC 121 Managerial Accounting* 3
BUS 130 Starting Your Own Small Business 4
BUS 137 International Business 4
BUS 221 Human Relations Administration 3
BUS 224 Supervisory Management 3
BUS 227 Human Resource Administration 3
BUS 253 Marketing-Management Internship I 3
BUS 260 Total Quality Management 3
GROUP II Humanities Elective
Students earning an Associate degree must meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined in Public Act 87-581.
3
Minimum for Degree: 63

Business elective is defined as any ACC, BUS, BLW, CIS/MIS, or OAT course.

 

Certificates

Management-Manager/Supervisor Certificate (MGMT.CERT.SUPV)

Gainful Employment Information

The business management programs prepare men and women to seek employment or advancement in business, industry, government or service organizations. The Manager-Supervisor program develops the cognitive, problem solving, human relations, and technological skills that are necessary in operating the new design system for today’s global economy. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. Refer to the Dual Credit web page for more information.

Overview for College Success Credits
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Cluster 1 Credits
BUS 108 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
BUS 220 Principles of Management 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy & Applications 3
BLW 201 Introduction to Business Law 3
Cluster 2
BUS 203 Principles of Marketing 3

BUS 221

BUS 137

Human Relations in Organizations
OR
International Business Practice Firm

3

4

ACC 121 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 260 Total Quality Management 3
BLW 202 Intermediate Business Law 3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics, Macro 3
Minimum for Certificate: 34-35

Business elective is defined as any ACC, BUS, BLW, CIS/MIS, or OAT course.

Management Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship Certificate (MGMT.CERT.SMBUS)

This certificate is designed for men & women who plan or presently operate their own business by gaining a foundation of knowledge as well as assist in the development of a Business Plan.

Requirements Credits
BUS 130 How to Start Your Own Small Business 4

BUS 108

BUS 137

Introduction to Business
OR
International Business Practice Firm

3

4

OAT 115 Outlook 1
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
BUS 260 Total Quality Management 3
BLW 201 Introduction to Business Law 3
BUS 136 Building Your Business Plan 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy & Applications 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
BUS ELECTIVES Suggested Electives: BUS 105, BUS 203, BUS 221, BLW 203. 6
Minimum Credit Hours: 33-34

Business elective is defined as any ACC, BUS, BLW, CIS/MIS, or OAT course.

 

Basic Certificates

Supervisor Skills (MGMT.BASIC.SUPV)

Overview for College Success Credits
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1

BUS 105

BUS 137

Business Math
OR
International Business Practice Firm

3

4

BUS 108

OAT 172

Introduction to Business
OR
Business Communication

3

3

BUS 220 Principles of Management 3
BUS 227 Human Resource Administration 3
Total Credit Hours 12-13

Entrepreneurship Basic Certificate (BUS.BASIC.ENTREP)

This certificate is designed for men and women who plan to operate their own business by gaining a foundation of knowledge that will assist in the development of a Business Plan.

Overview for College Success Credits
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
BUS 130 Starting Your Own Small Business 4

BUS 105

BUS 137

Business Math
OR
International Business Practice Firm

3

4

MIS 101 Computer Literacy & Applications 3
BUS 136 Building Your Business Plan 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
Total Credit Hours 16-17