Academic Catalogs

Management

Credit Courses

MS C1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Principles of Management  
Advisory: First-time and returning students are advised to consider taking this course in the 16-week format.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Principles of Management provides a comprehensive review of the role of management in the modern business environment. This course is for new and/or potential supervisors and managers. You will be introduced to the terminology, theories, and principles that make up the core of business management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. You will explore the workplace impact of various social and cultural experiences and perspectives related to gender, age, ethnicity, and disability, as customer-focused leadership requires diverse teams and the inclusion of a broad spectrum of voices. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C100

    MS C1013 Units (54 lecture hours)  
    Management and Employee Communication  

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Transfer Credit: CSU.

    This course applies the principles of ethical and effective communication to the creation of letters, memos, emails, and written and oral reports for a variety of business situations. The course emphasizes planning, organizing, composing, and revising business documents using word processing software for written documents and presentation-graphics software to create and deliver professional-level oral reports. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C101

      MS C1023 Units (54 lecture hours)  
      Human Relations in Business  

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU.

      The course explores the influence of individual differences, interpersonal dynamics, and culture on human relations. Its focus is on learning to apply the principles of social science as a business management skill and to improve working relationships and the ability to deal with a variety of people and situations. Attention is given to diversity in the workplace and the business benefits of inclusion. Students will learn how to utilize problem solving, critical thinking, and human relations skills to become effective supervisors and managers in today's business environment. Graded or Pass/No Pass option

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C102

        MS C1043 Units (54 lecture hours)  
        Human Resource Management  

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU.

        This course provides an introduction to the human resources function and related elements and activities while focusing on the crucial role of effective human resource management in achieving organizational success. It emphasizes the ways human resource management can provide a competitive edge and support corporate strategies. It examines the diversity of today's workforce and the economic, social, legislative, and attitudinal changes affecting human resources as well as key functions such as recruitment, equal opportunity, selection, development, appraisal, retention, compensation, and labor relations. Students will be exposed to the view of HRM from the perception of both management and subordinate employees. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C104

          MS C1443 Units (54 lecture hours)  
          Introduction to Leadership  

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

          Transfer Credit: CSU.

          Formerly LEAD C140. An introductory participative course designed for individuals wanting to improve their current leadership and management skills. Emphasis is on assessing leadership skills; analyzing management styles; evaluating interactions among leaders, followers, and situations, communicating within groups; reducing conflicts; setting goals; delegating tasks; utilizing parliamentary procedure; and conducting effective meetings. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C144

            MS C1453 Units (54 lecture hours)  
            Personal Leadership  
            Advisory: MS C144 (formerly LEAD C140).

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

            Transfer Credit: CSU.

            Formerly LEAD C145. A participative course designed for individuals wanting to improve their current leadership and management skills. Topics include knowing what leadership is, challenging the process, inspiring a shared vision, enabling others to act, modeling the way, recognizing contributions and accomplishments, and becoming a caring and effective leader through the Student Advisory Council. Other topics include evaluating personal leadership and management skills, solving problems creatively, communicating supportively, gaining power and influence, managing conflict, and motivating others. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C145

              MS C1713 Units (54 lecture hours)  
              Principles of Logistics/Supply Chain Management  

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

              Transfer Credit: CSU.

              This course encompasses purchasing, operations, logistics activities, and explains how these aspects of supply-chain activity are accomplished effectively and efficiently. The course follows a natural flow through the supply chain, demonstrating the practical applications of supply-chain management in the workplace. This course is identical to SM C101. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C171

                MS C1723 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                Logistics/Supply Chain Operations  

                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                This course provides a strong foundation and solid understanding of key supply-chain processes. Topic highlights include supply-chain strategy development; process evaluation and design; and planning, controlling, and scheduling with a focus on value-added approaches to link suppliers, the organizations, and customers. Strategic and operational issues are covered with an emphasis on tools and techniques. This course is identical to SM C102. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C172

                  MS C2833 Units (270 other hours)  
                  Work Based Learning  
                  Prerequisite(s): Be employed or volunteer in a field related to Management and Supervision for five hours per week per 1 unit of Work Based Learning.
                  Co-requisite(s): Be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning.

                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                  To enhance each Work Based Learning experience participant's opportunity for success in the field of Management and Supervision by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Management and Supervision. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C283

                    MS C2844 Units (360 other hours)  
                    Work Based Learning  
                    Prerequisite(s): Be employed or volunteer in a field related to Management and Supervision for five hours per week per 1 unit of Work Based Learning.
                    Co-requisite(s): Be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning.

                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                    Transfer Credit: CSU.

                    To enhance each Work Based Learning experience participant's opportunity for success in the files of Management and Supervision by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Management and Supervision. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing MS C284