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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Principles of Supervision BUS 109


Varies; self-study.

Various; distance learning format

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: list the functions of management and discuss the functions supervisors are most likely to be responsible for; explain delegation and describe the benefits, barriers, and steps to effective delegation; explain why recruitment and retention are important to supervisors and describe the tangible and intangible costs of employee turnover; explain why it is important to initiate a training program; describe key components of goal-setting; and discuss strategies for scheduling employees.


This course covers the most effective strategies and techniques for becoming a highly effective supervisor. Major topics include: the vast responsibilities today's supervisors face and how to best approach these responsibilities, management of growing diverse and virtual teams, details of hiring, training, goal-setting, scheduling and other tactical supervisory techniques. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Human Resource Management, Management, or Marketing (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).