Management / Supervision (CA)

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Take the Next Step Up the Ladder in Management

Take charge of your career and manage your way to a larger salary and more responsibility with a Certificate of Achievement in Management/Supervision, as managers and supervisors are needed in every business sector. If you are already employed and not a manager, this certificate may be just what you need to make the move to a supervisory position. 

Managers and supervisors are company leaders that senior leaders depend on to make things happen like managing major projects and various size teams of employees. As a manager or supervisor, you will become an instrumental part of your company by managing a team to get projects finished on time and under budget. Help your employees grow and excel while you help navigate the future of your business by being the best manager you can be while advancing your own career for a successful venture.

Careers in Management/Supervision

Managers and Supervisors work in all industries all over the world. You can work in education, healthcare, the oil and gas industry, entertainment, and so much more.

Here are some careers and their salaries you could have with a Business Administration: Management/Supervision certificate of achievement:

Career information below taken from bls.gov November 2019. Go to bls.gov for most current career information.

Plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish.

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Bachelor’s Degree $93,370/year $44.89/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
Moderate-term on-the-job training 10% increase
(faster than average)

471,800

Ensure that traveling guests have a pleasant experience at their establishment with accommodations. They also ensure that the business is run efficiently and profitably.

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
High school diploma or equivalent $53,390/year $25.67/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed 1% increase
(little or no change)

52,600

Plan, direct, and coordinate supportive services of an organization.

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Bachelor’s Degree $96,180/year $46.24/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
Less than 5 years needed 7% increase
(faster than average)

300,200

Oversee staff and plan and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of an organization’s employees.

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Bachelor’s Degree $111,340/year $53.53/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
5 years or more 8% increase
(faster than average)

37,800

Oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants.

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Bachelor’s Degree $103,380/year $49.70/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
5 years or more 1% increase
(little or no change)

186,500

What You’ll Learn at LASC in Business Administration: Management/Supervision

You can get a Certificate of Achievement or Associate in Arts (AA) degree through LASC’s Business Administration program where you will develop and strengthen your management and leadership skills, and establish real-world connections to launch your career in management or supervision:

  • Improve your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to analyze information and strategize next steps to help companies succeed.
  • Learn how to effectively lead and oversee a group of people in a work environment through constructive communication, proficient technical skills, and an in-depth knowledge of business fundamentals to ensure a company’s goals are being met.
  • Gain invaluable experience working to help bring projects to fruition by managing processes and people.
  • Dive into the diversity of today’s 21st-century ways of managing and supervising to find out how traditional management principles have melded with modern principles driven by technology.
  • LASC provides internships so you can build your career connections and create community ties for after you graduate.
  • Check for upcoming innovative workshops, events, and business fairs hosted by LASC’s School of Career and Technical Education to strengthen your business skills, network with community leaders and local business owners, and develop a deeper knowledge for all of the different aspects of business.
  • LASC leads the way in promoting business thinkers and doers through innovative academic programs, such as the Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO) to help educate and connect aspiring business owners to their careers and industry interests. And, LASC was awarded the Entrepreneurial College Award in 2017 by the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) due to its leadership in starting entrepreneurially-minded programs.
  • Want to transfer? Get an Associate in Arts degree in Business Administration: Management/Supervision and save money on your first two years of college learning from dedicated, knowledgeable faculty. Check with your counselor to make sure the courses and units you are taking will transfer to your chosen university.

 

Degrees & Courses You Will Take

Review the LASC Associate in Arts in Business Administration: Management/Supervision (AA) degree below along with our suggested course of study for this program. Go to LASC’s current Course Catalog for specific course information:

Major Code: 506.30

Total Units Required: 60

As a student, upon completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate communication and analytical skills for business management functions, as well as case studies.
  • Apply knowledge of the process, practice and theory of management principles.
Required Courses: Units
BUS 1 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 5 Business Law I 3
CAOT 85 Microcomputer Office Applications: Spreadsheet 3
MGMT 2 Organization and Management Theory 3
MGMT 13 Small Business Entrepreneurship 3
MGMT 31 Human Relations for Employees 3
MGMT 33 Personnel Management 3
SUPV 1 Elements of Supervision 3
TOTAL UNITS 24

Upon successfully completing this program, you should be able to:

  • Examine planning, organizing, scheduling, and controlling management functions.
  • Demonstrate communication and analytical skills on various management issues.
  • Demonstrate supervisory skills and how they operate in practical situations.
Required Courses: Units
BUS 1 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 5 Business Law I 3
CAOT 85 Microcomputer Office Applications: Spreadsheet 3
MGMT 2 Organization and Management Theory 3
MGMT 13 Small Business Entrepreneurship 3
MGMT 31 Human Relations for Employees 3
MGMT 33 Personnel Management 3
SUPV 1 Elements of Supervision 3
COMM 130 Introduction to Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
TOTAL UNITS 24
   
Recommended Elective Units
ACCTG 1 Introductory Accounting I 5
ACCTG 2 Introductory Accounting II 5
BUS 6 Business Law II  3
CAOT 1 Computer Keyboarding I 3
CAOT 75 Word Processing: Equipment Operation 2
CAOT 83 Microcomputer Office Applications: Operation Systems 1
ECON 1 Principles of Economics I . 3
ECON 2 Principles of Economics II 3
MATH 235 Finite Mathematics 5
PHILOS 1 Introduction to Philosophy 3

Get Ready Before You Start

Want to become a manager or supervisor? You can start preparing for your career before your first class starts at LASC:

  • Make an appointment with your LASC academic counselor to review LASC’s program, develop a Student Education Plan (SEP), and discuss if getting an associate or bachelor's degree would be a good match for your career goals.
  • Still in high school? Find out if your school has a business leaders or entrepreneurs club to join. Contact local businesses on if they have summer internships or if you can shadow an employee for a few weeks. Talk with your high school counselor for additional opportunities near you!
  • Once you’re at LASC, make sure to get involved with on and off-campus clubs and organizations, such as the LASC Entrepreneur Club and Toastmasters, and find out what other business opportunities LASC has through the School of Career Technical Education, such as business workshops and specific events on starting your own business, networking, career fairs. These build your resume and create new relationships to show potential employers your commitment to learning about the development of business and new technologies within banking and finance.

 

Clubs & Organizations

Make the most with your time at LASC and get career experience while meeting and working with others who want to get into management and supervision:

  • LASC Entrepreneur Club
  • College of Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO)

 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing this program, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate communication and analytical skills for business management functions, as well as case studies.
  • Apply knowledge of the process, practice and theory of management principles.