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The essential functions of supervision will be presented in this course. Common supervisory duties, obligations, and responsibilities are covered with emphasis on concepts and skills useful in modern engineering and technology organizations.
Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: Junior standing.
Credits: 3 hours
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 - 0)
Performance Criteria Measured1
|Identify common supervisory duties, obligations, and responsibilities.||i*, j||
I1: Evaluates the ethical dimensions of professional engineering and technological practices.
|Identify and understand the basic functions of supervisory management.||a|
|Gain or refine skills in managing interpersonal work relationships.||g|
|Conduct a structured analysis of a work situation.||d, k*||
K3: Considers the role of time in the design process, in decision making, and/or in manufacturing and service processes.
|Gain insight into one’s own management and leadership styles.||j*||
J2: Applies knowledge that considers professional, societal, and/or global impact.
|Understand key federal legislation concerning supervisory behavior.||j*||
J4: ICES #189: This course broadened my perspective of working in a global/societal context.
Performance Criteria1: IME performance criteria may be found at http://www.wmich.edu/ime/performance-criteria.html
ABET-TAC Outcomes2: Outcomes may be found at http://www.abet.org/
*results tracked in ABET course notebooks
Mosley, D.C., Jr., Mosley, D.C., & Pietri, P. H. 2010. Supervisory Management: The Art of Empowering and Developing People (8e). Cincinnati: Southwestern Publishing.
Western Michigan University
E-228 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Summer 2011