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Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

38%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 21 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

1 hour to complete
3 readings
3 readings
Start here10m
Syllabus10m
Grading10m
2 hours to complete

Week 1

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 75 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
1.2 Management versus Leadership 6m
1.3.1 How the business world is changing (Part 1) 7m
1.3.2 How the business world is changing (Part 2) 8m
1.4.1 The Failure of Traditional Management (Part 1) 5m
1.4.2 The Failure of Traditional Management (Part 2) 6m
1.5.1 The Need for Management Innovation (Part 1)6m
1.5.2 The Need for Management Innovation (Part 2) 6m
1.6.1 What does this mean for me? (Part 1) 6m
1.6.2 What does this mean for me? (Part 2) 8m
Week 1 Summary5m
3 readings
Videos from Management Innovation eXchange (MIX)10m
Week 1 slides10m
Week 1 reading10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
2.2.1 Principles of co-ordination (Part 1) 8m
2.2.2 Principles of Coordination (Part 2) 7m
Steven Weber, University of Berkeley: Making our actions visible to others enables better coordination and overall social welfare3m
2.2.3 Principles of co-ordination (Part 3) 6m
2.3 Moving from bureaucracy to emergence 11m
2.4.1 Principles of decision making (Part 1) 6m
2.4.2 Principles of decision making (Part 2) 5m
Gary Hamel, London Business School : A crowdsourcing approach to getting new ideas funded in large companies 4m
2.4.3 Principles of decision making (Part 3) 6m
2.5 Moving from hierarchy to collective wisdom 8m
Week 2 summary7m
2 readings
Week 2 slides10m
Week 2 reading10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3

2 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 81 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
13 videos
3.1.2 Principles of motivation - Managing within (Part 2) 5m
3.1.3 Principles of motivation - Managing within (Part 3) 6m
Andrew McAffee, MIT: How do we tap into everyone’s “slice of genius” in an organisation? 2m
3.2.1 Moving from Extrinsic to Intrinsic Motivation (Part 1) 4m
3.2.2 Moving from Extrinsic to Intrinsic Motivation (Part 2) 5m
3.3.1 Principles of Objective Setting (Part 1) 5m
Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford University: The problem with traditional measures in large organisations 2m
3.3.2 Principles of Objective Setting (Part 2) 7m
3.4 Moving from Linear Alignment to Obliquity 11m
3.5.1 Putting the four dimensions together (Part 1) 5m
3.5.2 Putting the four dimensions together (Part 2) 7m
Week 3 summary7m
2 readings
Week 3 slides10m
Week 3 reading10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 74 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
4.1.2 Diagnosing your current and future models (Part 2) 6m
4.2.1 How can you change your management model? (Part 1) 6m
4.2.2 How can you change your management model? (Part 2) 4m
4.2.3 How can you change your management model? (Part 3) 5m
4.2.4 How can you change your management model? (Part 4) 5m
4.2.5 How can you change your management model? (Part 5) 8m
4.3 A methodology for experimenting with new ways of working 8m
4.4 Rise and fall of "outlier" companies with unusual models 7m
4.5 Learning from outlier companies 11m
Week 4 summary4m
3 readings
Week 4 slides10m
Worksheets10m
Week 4 reading10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

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