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Managing People: Communication Skills in Supervision, Personnel Management and Leadership

ADMN 5301 - Managing People: Communication Skills in Supervision, Personnel Management and Leadership

This course covers leadership theory and analysis, supervision, personnel/human resource management, with emphasis on interactional skills. The course prepares students to function effectively in supervisory and administrative roles and to use themselves in creative professional ways in exercising leadership in human service settings. Required course for students in the Administration concentration.

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ADMN 5302 - Managing Money: Financial Management Strategies & Fiscal Responsibilities for Social Administrators

This course instructs on the fundamental principles and processes in financial management processes, budgeting systems, preparation and execution of budgets, basics of accounting, use of computer spread sheets, managerial accounting, financial statements, cost analysis, inventory and fixed asset accounting, funding sources, financial performance measures, internal control and external audits, fiduciary relationships and responsibilities, liabilities in 501(c) 3, ethics in finance, collaborating and leveraging of resources. Required course for students in the Administration concentration.

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ADMN 5303 - Creating and Managing Opportunities in the Organization’s Internal and External Environment

The course focuses on selected internal and external challenges and opportunities for the social work administrator. These include staff relations and organizational climate, the use and organization of the organization’s physical environment, the voluntary board, public relations, and strategic alliances. The course gives students opportunities to develop a range of knowledge and skills in work with staff, volunteers, the media, and partners in the community to maximize opportunities to enhance the organization and its services to clients and the community. Required course for students in the Administration concentration.

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ADMN 5353 - Field Education in Administration III.

Focuses primarily on the student’s major method, emphasizing preparation for competent, advanced specialized practice. Required course for students in the Administration concentration.

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ADMN 5354 - Field Education in Administration IV.

Focuses primarily on the student’s major method, emphasizing preparation for competent, advanced specialized practice. Required course for students in the Administration concentration.

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ADMN 5355 - Block Placement in Administration.

Field Education in Administration for well-prepared students who have completed all course requirements except the second year of field education and the appropriate method course. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program completing a Block Field Placement.

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