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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.

15 required 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)
  • MSD 203 Emotional Intelligence in Work (3 cr)

Recommended, choose 3 credits:

  • MSD 138B Exploring the 7 Habits (1 cr)
  • MSD 176 Nonverbal Communication (1 cr)
  • MSD 177 Team Building (1 cr)
  • MSD 177B Coaching for Great Performance (1 cr)
  • MSD 180A Goal Setting (1 cr)
  • MSD 193A Leadership Skills (1 cr)

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.

15 required 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 200 Orgs and Social Responsibility (3 cr)
  • MSD 206 The Troubled Employee (3 cr)

Recommended, choose 3 credits:

  • MSD 119A Intercultural Communication (1 cr)
  • MSD 123 Job Search Strategies (1 cr)
  • MSD 160A Communication Styles (1 cr)
  • MSD 174B Leadership and Decision Making (1 cr)
  • MSD 188B Self- Management Success (1 cr)
  • MSD 194 Effective Presentation Skills (1 cr)

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.

15 required credit hours to include:

  • MSD 105 Workplace Communication Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 115 Improving Work Relations(3 cr)
  • MSD 130 Creative Problem Solving (3 cr)
  • MSD 203 Emotional Intelligence in Work (3 cr)
  • MSD 206 The Troubled Employee (3 cr)

Recommended, choose 3 credits:

  • MSD 110 Gender Conflict (1 cr)
  • MSD 141A The Time- Stress-Comm-Triangle (1 cr)
  • MSD 150 Listening Skills (1 cr)
  • MSD 151 Working with Difficult People (1 cr)
  • MSD 157 Conflict Management (1 cr)
  • MSD 162 Coping with Angry Feelings (1 cr)

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.

15 required credit hours to include:

  • MSD 101 Principles of Mgmt/Supervision (3 cr)
  • MSD 115 Improving Work Relations (3 cr)
  • MSD 222 Human Resources (3 cr)
  • MSD 223 Human Resources (3 cr)
  • MSD 206 The Troubled Employee (3 cr)

Recommended, choose 3 credits:

  • MSD 119A Intercultural Communication (1 cr)
  • MSD 148 Asserting Yourself in Workplace (1 cr)
  • MSD 159 Stress Control (1 cr)
  • MSD 160A Communication Styles (1 cr)
  • MSD 177B Coaching Great Performance (1 cr)
  • MSD 193 Self Esteem the Key to Success (1 cr)

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.

14 required credit hours to include:

  • MSD 105 Workplace Communication Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 123A Innovation and New Products (1 cr)
  • MSD 279 Project Management (4 cr)
  • MSD 279A Workplace Quality Improvement (3 cr)
  • CAS 220 Microsoft Project (3 cr)

Recommended, choose 3 credits:

  • MSD 116 Creative Thinking for Innovative Change (1 cr)
  • MSD 121 Leadership Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 174 Time Management (1 cr)
  • MSD 177 Team Building (1 cr)
  • CIS 245 Project Management – IT (4 cr)
  • BA 255 Project Mgmt – Business Environments (4 cr)

Change/Innovation Management PPA

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

15 required credit hours to include:

  • MSD 101 Principles of Management/Supervision (3 cr)
  • MSD 121 Leadership Skills (3 cr)
  • MSD 130 Creative Problem Solving (3 cr)
  • MSD 203 Emotional Intelligence in Work (3 cr)
  • MSD 279A Workplace Quality Improvement (3 cr)

Recommended, choose 3 credits:

  • MSD 116 Creative Thinking for Innovative Change (1 cr)
  • MSD 122 Motivation without Manipulation (1 cr)
  • MSD 134 Who Moved My Cheese (1 cr)
  • MSD 142B Thriving in Transition (1 cr)
  • MSD 179B Avoid Burnout, Build Resilience (1 cr)
  • MSD 187 Humor in the Workplace (1 cr)

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