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BUS 146 Fundamentals of Supervision

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Course Description

This seminar examines the positions of manager/supervisor, and views the manager's functions as vital to the overall growth and effectiveness of the organization. The manager's abilities form a central hub of activity within the organization, often dealing with these less tangible factors that strongly reflect corporate success. This seminar provides participants with an understanding of managing, as well as a positive way of evaluating and monitoring their own performance, productivity, and effectiveness. Lectures, discussions, role-playing, and case syndicate activities will be used. Participants will experiment with leadership approaches and receive feedback. Participants will be required to complete an INSIGHTS® Discovery Instrument prior to the course.


  • Managerial/supervisory roles required for organizational success
  • Developing managerial and supervisory skills to increase staff productivity
  • Developing interpersonal skills
  • Managing group performance
  • Effective leadership styles (includes evaluation of leadership styles of participants through confidential and personal feedback)
  • Discipline in organizations; when not to establish rules
  • Motivation and leadership in combination
  • Performance management
  • Self-concept and the importance of positive reinforcement

Certificate for Emerging Leaders topic area: Professional Skills

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BUS 146 - 051 Fundamentals of Supervision  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
Class:   Tue, Wed, Thu 8:30AM - 4:30PM
16 May 2017 to 18 May 2017
Number of Sessions: 3 Sessions
Hours: 21.0
Course Fees:   Fee Before GST non-credit    $895.00
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Kathleen M. McAuley, BBA, MCE
  Section Notes:  

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

Please note that the cost of registration includes the cost of a personality assessment that must be taken at least one week before the course. If a participant completes this assessment and has to cancel, the fee for the assessment ($62.50) would also be withheld.


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