Business Supervision / Management Courses

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

  • BSM-101 Fundamentals of Supervision
  • BSM-102 Interpersonal Relations in the Workplace
  • BSM-103 Management of Human Resources
  • BSM-105 Operations Management
  • BSM-106 Communication for Supervisors
  • BSM-108 Leadership in Organizations
  • BSM-110A Communications in the Workplace
  • BSM-110B Writing Skills for Managers
  • BSM-110C Attitude in the Workplace
  • BSM-110D Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • BSM-110E Managing Organizational Change
  • BSM-110F Stress Management
  • BSM-110G Team Building
  • BSM-110H Time Management
  • BSM-110I Conflict Resolution
  • BSM-110J Values and Ethics

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:

  • Access the qualifications needed for a supervisor, which will include the POEM (Plan, Organize, Execute, and Measure work to be performed) and the three Ps of management (Power, Position, and Politics), and discuss the analysis through constructive critique.
  • Identify the use of effective and efficient leadership styles by analyzing the leader’s POEM strategy.
  • Demonstrate the roles, responsibility, and expected results of people performing the supervisory/management and/or leadership roles in an organization by identifying the key concepts.
  • Assess and analyze their own capabilities using real world case scenarios to gain an understanding of what is required to gain employment in this field.
  • Identify the challenges and opportunities of being a manager in today’s high tech global economy.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using latest Project Management technology tools and software.
  • Write papers in field of human resource management gauging the needs of a specific audience.
  • Discuss good business ethics, social responsibility, and the vital role in the establishment of trust and honesty expected of supervisory/managers and leaders today.