Supervision and Business Management

The Supervision and Management program (SAM) is designed to comprehensively cover the major aspects of supervision and management necessary to advance and succeed in the business economy. Course work will cover the basic business management skills with emphasis on human relations, leadership, and communications designed to meet the needs of those who are (1) preparing for supervisory positions, (2) seeking advancement opportunities, and (3) planning to own and operate their own business. This program prepares students to move into positions as supervisors, team leaders, or managers. Students will become proficient in problem solving, decision-making, communicating, managing people, working in groups and teams, and understanding and applying basic managerial skills. All credits earned in the certificate may be applied toward satisfaction of the requirement for graduation from the college (exception BUSG 100).

  1. A.S. Degree
  2. Certificate of Achievement

Supervision and Management Certificate of Achievement

Companies want professionals who possess the ability to effectively supervise, manage, and lead others. The Supervision and Management (SAM) program is designed for professionals wanting to gain a mix of theoretical and practical management knowledge and skills such as effective communication, strong leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, performance management, and team building to achieve and fulfill their career goals.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Use the functions and roles of management to achieve organizational success.
  • Apply theories of behaviors to workplace situations.
  • Apply effective communication skills.
  • Determine the appropriate human resources procedures and processes for various situations.
  • Integrate critical thinking and problem solving in making strategic decisions.
  • Discuss practices to minimize bias and promote equity in the workforce.
  • Maintain and improve essential skills for professional development.

Credit Toward Graduation. All credits that students earn in obtaining the Certificate of Achievement in Supervision may be applied toward satisfaction of the requirement for graduation from the college.

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Certificate of Achievement in Supervision and Management

Course

Units

Required courses:

MGT 231 - Introduction to Supervision and Management

3.00

MGT 232 - Organizational Behavior for Supervisors

3.00

MGT 233 - Human Resources Management

3.00

MGT 234 - Communication for Business Management

3.00

BUSG 100 - Essential Skills for Business Professionals

1.00

Total:

13.00

Choose one of the following courses:

MGT 235 - Organizational Leadership

3.00

MGT 236 - Women Leaders at Work

3.00

Total:

3.00

Total:

16.00

 

Supervision and Management Program AS Major

The Supervision and Management program (SAM) is designed to comprehensively cover the major aspects of supervision and management necessary to advance and succeed in the business economy. Course work will cover the basic business management skills with emphasis on human relations, leadership, and communications designed to meet the needs of those who are (1) preparing for supervisory positions, (2) seeking advancement opportunities, and (3) planning to own and operate their own business. This program prepares students to move into positions as supervisors, team leaders, or managers. Students will become proficient in problem solving, decision-making, communicating, managing people, working in groups and teams, and understanding and applying basic managerial skills.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Use the functions and roles of management to achieve organizational success.
  • Apply theories of behaviors to workplace situations.
  • Apply effective communication skills.
  • Determine the appropriate human resources procedures and processes for various situations.
  • Integrate critical thinking and problem solving in making strategic decisions.
  • Discuss practices to minimize bias and promote equity in the workforce.
  • Maintain and improve technological and interpersonal skills for professional development.

Advisory: ESL 188 or ENGL 88 or placement in ENGL 1A

Assuming students start this AS with transfer‐level Math and English eligibility, the minimum time for completion is 4 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of units completed per semester. 

Courses Required for the Major in Supervision and Management Program AS

Course

Units

MGT 231 - Introduction to Supervision and Management

3.00

MGT 232 - Organizational Behavior for Supervisors

3.00

MGT 233 - Human Resources Management

3.00

MGT 234 - Communication for Business Management

3.00

MABS 60 - Introduction to Computer Applications for Business

3.00

BUSG 100 - Essential Skills for Business Professionals

1.00

Total:

16.00

Choose one of the following courses:

MGT 235 - Organizational Leadership

3.00

MGT 236 - Women Leaders at Work

3.00

Total:

3.00

Total:

19.00

 

Supervision and Management Jobs in the Bay Area

Once you have completed the program, you are qualified for a variety of positions. Please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook or Supervision and Management FAQs for job prospects and salary information.

 

Supervison and Management Courses

Classes are offered in the day and evening and are located at the Ocean Campus and Downtown Campus. Please see the class schedule for current semester schedule.

 

Program Coordinator

Mia Rusali

Mia Rusali

Business Management Coordinator

City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Avenue C106

San Francisco, CA 94112

Phone: (415) 239-3737

Email: mrusali@ccsf.edu

How to Enroll

For new students, please see information about becoming a noncredit or credit student. You may also contact the Office of Admissions at (415) 239-3285. Many noncredit classes allow for registration in class; there is no tuition cost for noncredit classes. Please refer to tuition information for specifics on City College credit tuition costs. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. You may also call the Financial Aid Office at (415) 239-3577.

Applying for a Certificate

When you have completed all the required classes, fill out a petition for a certificate. The petition form is available in Admissions and Records, Conlan Hall, Room 107, and should be submitted at the beginning of the semester that you complete all the requirements. Petitions must submitted by the deadline posted in the Calendar of Instruction.