Chairperson: Ricky P. Thibodeau
Brahan Hall, Room 219, (518) 629-7225
The Introduction to Supervision Micro-Credential establishes the fundamentals necessary to provide the student with the skills to solve business-oriented problems and prepares the student for employment in entry-level managerial positions. Students will explore the management functions of organizing,including planning, staffing, directing, and controlling; social responsibility; the effect of multicultural diversity in the workplace; and leadership styles and motivational theories. They will also explore the theory and methods of the supervisory process, organization and management and be an effectivecommunicator. The Micro-Credential in stackable by providing additional modules to enhance a student’s skills within the business management and supervisor field with each module providing more advanced courses. All courses except forPADM 180 can be transferred to the Business Administration AAS program.
This is a stackable Micro-Credential with students taking the Advanced Supervision Micro-credential , followed by the Advanced Supervision Micro-Credential. Key courses for the Introduction to Supervision include Principles of Supervision, Organization and Management, and Business Communications. The Supervision Micro-Credentials can be met through either full- or part-time study and through day and online offerings.