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Accelerated Certificate in Supervision for IT Managers Test-Out Options

Earn credit for what you already know by testing out of a class, or by providing national exam scores or industry credentials. If you have any questions, or would like to start the process, please contact Wendi Ludwig at 715.803.1023 or studentrecords@ntc.edu.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR THE BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL (10196164)

Credits: 3.00

In Essential Skills for the Business Professional, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to effectively manage time, prioritize activities, delegate tasks, manage stress, communicate assertively and handle other related challenges in the business environment. Each learner will: demonstrate the application of successful time management techniques, exhibit personal planning, practice continuous learning, carry out confident and respectful communication while delegating tasks and responsibilities and perform successful stress management techniques.

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LEGAL ISSUES FOR SUPERVISORS (10196134)

Credits: 3.00

In Legal Issues for Supervisors, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to effectively function in today's complex workplace legal environment. Each learner will: demonstrate the application of legal practices in both union and nonunion environments, analyze the impact of U.S. employment laws, study the impact of the global economy, discuss appeal processes, react to legal charges and claims, document the hiring, disciplinary termination processes, understand harassment issues, implement privacy policies and summarize the legal concerns facing supervisors and organizations.

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT (10196188)

Credits: 3.00

In Project Management, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to design, implement and evaluate formal projects. Each learner will: understand the importance and value of managing projects, assume the role of a project manager, develop a project proposal, use relevant project management software, work with project teams, establish the proper sequence of tasks, chart progress, respond to variation and changes, develop a budget, direct resources and manage a project through its life cycle.

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TEAM BUILDING AND PROBLEM SOLVING (10196189)

Credits: 3.00

In Team Building and Problem Solving, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to facilitate team development and effectiveness, solve problems, pinpoint the cause of conflict and resolve issues between team members. Each learner will: demonstrate the application of the benefits and challenges of teamwork, perform the necessary roles in a team, facilitate the stages of team development, conduct conflict resolution, identify the root cause of a problem, develop multiple approaches to problem solving and decision making, exhibit the ability to build consensus and commitment, utilize a systematic approach to defining and solving problems and implement various methods for evaluating results based on established criteria and metrics.

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Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test
An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.
Skill Demonstration
A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.
Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration
A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.
Portfolio
A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.