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EL 622 - Supervision

Format: Online

Duration: 8 weeks

Credits: 3

Become an exemplary supervisor who motivates and energizes employees while keeping them engaged in the day-to-day operations by developing skills to recruit and retain quality staff, evaluate performance, incorporate a sense of inclusivity with a sensitivity to diversity, and work within the law.

Course Description

This course examines methods of supervision, evaluation, and mentoring of personnel. Skills for hiring, evaluating, and developing personnel to enhance performance and growth of the educational organization with sensitivity to diversity are the main focus.

Sample Course Topics

Each week, you will focus on a new centralized topic as it relates to the overall objectives of this course. While weekly topics are subject to change based on course and instructor, sample topics may include but are not limited to the following:

  • What is Supervision?
  • Know Yourself and Your Diverse Staff
  • Managing Your Diverse Staff
  • The Art of Human Relationships
  • Evaluations and the Observation Process
  • Building a Professional Learning Community in Your Organization
  • Having Difficult and Crucial Conversations
  • What is GREAT Supervision and Leadership?

Your Learning Objectives

Upon completion of EL 622 you will be able to:

  • Evaluate strategies for identifying and recruiting quality staff.
  • Analyze methods for evaluating and reporting faculty/employee performance.
  • Examine and apply methods for developing personnel to enhance performance.
  • Analyze various approaches/theories to supervision of staff including issues of law, conflict resolution and negotiation.
  • Analyze strategies for promoting a sense of belonging within a diverse organizational community.
  • Demonstrate effective written and interpersonal communication skills that drive performance improvement.

*Disclaimer: Course content and outcomes may vary and are subject to change without notice.

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For more information about Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Master of Arts in Educational Leadership degree, request more information or call us at (877) 308-9954.