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Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...

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Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Arabic

What you will learn

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    Describe the five functions of management

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    Explain the difference between managers and leaders

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    Understand the power of building a network

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    Use the SMART goal-setting technique

Skills you will gain

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Course 1 of 1 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Managers vs Leaders

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9 videos (Total 88 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
1.2 The Manager's Role12m
1.3 Organizational Behavior10m
1.4 Lean10m
1.5 The Nine Wastes8m
1.6 Change and Transition10m
1.7 Behavior Change9m
1.8 Facilitating Change11m
1.9 Common Reactions to Change7m
5 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Lecture Slides10m
Leadership Tool Box10m
Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Review34m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Skills for Today's Manager

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3 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
2.2 Management Functions 7m
2.3 The Fundamental Business Model18m
2 readings
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
Suggested Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Review10m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Planning

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4 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
3.2 Goal Setting 6m
3.3 The Planning Process 5m
3.4 Planning Tools3m
1 reading
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Review10m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Management Styles and Networking

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4 videos (Total 38 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
4.2 Leadership Styles9m
4.3 Control Process13m
4.4 Networking12m
3 readings
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Review10m
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Top reviews from Fundamentals of Management

By MJNov 9th 2015

Great for people that, like me, does not have a management background but maybe end up dealing with this type of position. Good guidelines, simple but complete and using understandable examples.

By AANov 11th 2017

This course help me to know about how to planning and organizing and how leading people in organization ,I recommend it for anyone who wants to know more about fundamentals of management

Instructor

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Dave Nagy

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Career Success Specialization

This series of courses will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can also be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses to your individual and organizational needs....
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