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Course Content and Outcome Guide for MSD 280A

Course Number:
MSD 280A
Course Title:
Coop.Ed.: Management and Supervisory Development
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Designed to permit a student in concert with an organization to combine new on-the-job supervisory work experience with concepts and skills learned in supervisory classes and in the process become a greater asset to the organization. Department permission required. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Be able to write a workable plan of action for a work place project
  • Design and complete a work related project

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Ultimate assessment of the project or learning experience is the responsibility of the employer.
  • Assessment by the instructor entails an on-sight visit and review of the project as well as an interview with the employer. In the accompanying class, MSD 280B, students will:
  • Develop a written plan for the project
  • Present the plan to the class
  • Write a paper describing the plan and its outcome
  • Present the paper to the class

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  • Composition skills
  • Oral presentation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Planning skills
  • Organizing skills
  • Leading skills
  • Controlling skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Cost-benefit analysis

CONCEPTS, THEMES & ISSUES:
General Concepts
Learning to work with others to accomplish a task
Learning how to deal with stress and time constraints
Themes
Learning the importance of developing contingency plans to deal with unplanned problems
Learning how to accept delegated projects and how, in turn to delegate tasks
Issues
Learning to think in chronological order in developing a project plan