Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
CCPA 800A Foundations of Management (3)
A comprehensive foundation in the history of management and the structure and function of organizations. The objective is to develop a new way of understanding and managing operational and strategic issues in public and private organizations in the face of accelerating social, economic, and technological changes is. Topics include organizational theory, strategic thinking and strategic management, theories of decision making, leadership, organizational culture, and management in a postindustrial society. Emphasis is on is to using problem-solving, application, and evaluation skills to analyze the theories and practices of current and emerging organizational challenges and opportunities, critically assessing the ideas of others and defend one¿s own ideas through the application of scholarship. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCPA 800A or DMCC 800.
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84935 9040 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Glickman, Gena D Syllabus Course Materials
CCPA 830B Research Methods (3)
Prerequisite: CCPA 830A. An applied study of how to design, interpret, and critique both quantitative and qualitative research. The application of methods grounded in the philosophy of science provides a solid foundation that supports the identification and analysis of researchable questions and includes one qualitative and one quantitative methodology. Assignments include short analyses representative of the different methodological traditions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCPA 830B and DMCC 830.
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84936 9080 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shults, Christopher W Syllabus Course Materials
CCPA 841A Institutional Assessment in the Community College Environment (3)
An exploration of the criteria, indicators, and processes by which institutions define and evaluate their effectiveness and use data to improve the quality of programs and services. Emphasis is on the assessment of student learning outcomes, measurement of student success (e.g., progress through developmental courses, persistence, transfer, and graduation), program evaluations, and the role of regional accreditation. Topics include ways in which community college leaders can engage in a broad array of organizational and administrative activities to build cultures of evidence. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCPA 841A and DMCC 841.
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86545 9080 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nunn, Roderick Syllabus Course Materials
CCPA 861A Special Topics in Policy and Administration (3)
A survey of significant topics in community college policy and administration. The aim is to explore the history and modern mission of community colleges as engines of equity and economic mobility, the structure of community college systems across the United States, and key differences in governance, funding, and centralization of authority. Topics include the development of the student success movement, state and national issues, and the critical role of governance and governing boards in the effective management. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of principles of good governance (e.g., policy governance, the Board-CEO relationship, board stewardship and education, rogue board members, and other governance issues) and the ability to lead with board support.
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85425 9040 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nespoli, Lawrence A. Syllabus Course Materials
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