Management and Supervisory Development – Professional Program Awards

Southeast Campus, Mt. Scott, Rm. 103 | 971-722-6146 | Program Coordinator: Carmen Lawyer

See the PCC Catalog for information regarding program award requirements.

Note: A maximum of 9 workshops may be used towards any Award, Certificate or Degree.

Leadership Professional Program Award

Build enterprise value by developing, leading, and motivating diverse teams to perform effectively in a rapidly changing marketplace.

18 credit hours to include:

  • MSD 101 Principles of Mgmt/ Supervision (3 cr)
  • MSD 105 Workplace Communication Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 107 Organizations and People (3 cr)
  • MSD 121 Leadership Skill Development (3 cr)
  • 6 additional MSD credits

Management/Supervisory Development PPA

Enhance an organization's ability to thrive in a diverse, rapidly changing, and increasingly global business environment by carrying out supervisory or managerial responsibilities in a manner that reflects professional standards and ethics, sustainability, and social responsibility.

18 credit hours to include:

  • MSD 101 Principles of Mgmt/ Supervision (3 cr)
  • MSD 105 Workplace Communication Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 111 Workplace Correspondence (3 cr)
  • MSD 206 The Troubled Employee (3 cr)
  • 6 additional MSD credits

Conflict Management Professional Program Award

Strengthen organizational effectiveness by facilitating effective work relationships and resolving conflicts in a diverse workplace with skillful application of a broad range of communication skills.

18 credit hours to include:

  • MSD 105 Workplace Communication Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 130 Creative Problem Solving (3 cr)
  • MSD 206 The Troubled Employee (3 cr)
  • MSD 157 Conflict Management (1 cr)
  • 8 additional MSD credits

Human Resources Mgmt. Professional Program Award

Support the primary mission of an organization by using an understanding of the history, current practices, and legal aspects of human resources standards to make effective on-the-job supervisory and managerial decisions.

18 credit hours to include:

  • MSD 105 Workplace Communication Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 115 Improving Work Relations (3 cr)
  • MSD 222 HRM: Personnel (3 cr)
  • MSD 223 HRM: Performance & Comp. (3 cr)
  • 6 additional MSD credits

Project Management Professional Program Award

Strengthen an organization by developing goals, objectives, and flexible plans to manage and monitor project scope, resources, time schedules, and budgets for dynamic projects in alignment with company goals.

18 credit hours to include:

  • MSD 105 Workplace Communication Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 279 Project Management (4 cr)
  • CAS 220 Project Mgmt – BeginMS Project (3 cr)
  • MSD 123A Innovation & New Products (1 cr)
  • MSD 174 Time Management (1 cr)

The remaining 6 credits recommended from:

  • BA 255 Project Mgmt—Business Environments (4 cr)
  • CIS 245 Project Mgmt—Info Systems (4 cr)
  • MSD 279A Workplace Quality Improvement (3 cr)
  • MSD 121 Leadership Skill Development (3 cr)
  • MSD 116 Creative Thinking for Innovative Change (1 cr)
  • MSD 177 Team Building (1 cr)
  • MSD 177B Coaching Great Performance (1 cr)

Change/Innovation Management PPA

Innovate change as a change-leader to assist an organization in coping with a new, more challenging workplace.

18 credit hours to include:

  • MSD 101 Principles of Management/Supervision (3 cr)
  • MSD 121 Leadership Skills Development (3 cr)
  • MSD 130 Creative Problem Solving (3 cr)
  • MSD 279A Workplace Quality Improvement (3 cr)
  • MSD 116 Creative Thinking for Innovative Change (1 cr)
  • MSD 113 Influence without Authority (1 cr)
  • 4 additional MSD credit

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