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About the Course

Are you about to enter the workforce? Are you an emerging professional? Are you new to your role in the organization? All prospective new employees benefit from understanding management principles, roles and responsibilities, regardless of position. Now you can acquire an in-depth understanding of the basic concepts and theories of management while exploring the manager's operational role in all types of organizations. Gain insight into the manager's responsibility in planning, organizing, leading, staffing and controlling within the workplace. It’s never too soon to plan your professional path by learning how the best managers manage for success! Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Describe the difference between managers and leaders 2. Explore the focus of a manager’s job 3. Cite the required skills for a new manager’s success 4. Describe the five functions of management 5. Explain the new model management operating philosophy 6. Describe the hierarchy of planning 7. Use the SMART goal setting technique 8. Discuss the concept of evolution of leadership 9. Explain how customer satisfaction is linked to controlling 10. Discuss the power of building a network...

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Nov 09, 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.


May 28, 2020

This course is very useful for management fraternity whether they are practitioners or academicians\n\nit changes my orientation with relevant examples. Thank you for the wonderful course.

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By Juan A P

Jan 19, 2016

It was a nice course. It has a nice content and powerful tips.

By Brenda d l C C

Mar 08, 2018

VEry interesting and useful no matter how you want to apply it

By Shauhow W

Sep 02, 2017

Good course for rapidly learning basis knowledge of management


Sep 26, 2020

it was really helpful for a person who is new to this concept

By Roddi G

Oct 11, 2019

Course work was easy to follow and was relevant for my needs.

By Raghav D

Aug 14, 2017

Well thought out, and most definitely well taught, thank you!

By Daniele R

Sep 02, 2020

Interesting course full of pratical examples. Fast Learning!


Jun 05, 2020

Excelente curso mu didactico y de mucha ayuda


By Alicia P

Mar 25, 2020

Very informative. Learned a lot more than I thought I would.

By Anthippi D

Sep 23, 2020

I really appreciated the evident experience of the lecturer

By Recebov N M o

Apr 10, 2020

Really good and informative course for me, thanks Coursera.

By Günel

May 01, 2020

Thank you for everything and thank you very much Dave Nagy

By Ana R P

Jan 16, 2019

The course is very informative, a lot to learn.

Ana Pelayo.

By Rafat A A

Sep 11, 2017

It is very helpful course that increase my knowledge alot

By Suneel K N

Jun 21, 2016

The videos are excellent and it provides good information

By Maged H M A

Sep 28, 2020

Excellent material and perfect instructor

Thanks Coursera

By Ingrid F

Oct 14, 2015

Great introductory course for Fundamentals of Management

By Gulya

May 14, 2020

Easy to understand and very informative for beginners.


May 01, 2020

It was an enriching course in the field of management.

By Nadia L

Mar 10, 2016

Very practical, understandable and useful, thank you!


May 30, 2016

Excellent MOOC with almost all the basics covered,.!

By Henry T

Feb 25, 2017

this course easy to understanding even i'm beginer.


Jun 17, 2020

Happy Learning.Many things to know from the lesson

By Mark D R

Jul 28, 2020

Good Teaching for managing our workplace. Thanks.


Jul 10, 2020

Great course that provides many management tools.