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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 8, 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 27, 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 Aprajita K

Aug 14, 2017

A good, quick, to the point course on basics of management. Recommended for everyone who is new to this field & wants to get acquainted with the various terms, philosophies & processes.

By Vikrant A

Feb 22, 2016

Many New things are available to learn. I am alrealy a management student but this course help to know me that i dont know anything and I am continously learning many new concept.

By Natalia F

Feb 7, 2016


Lamentablemente el modulo 4.3 no tenia sub en Español y me fue muy dificil terminarlo.

Gracias por todo.

Natalia Fernandez

By avrilfj

Oct 3, 2015

For a developing manager this has some great insight to help you work to become a great manager in this changing environment.

By Helene L M

Feb 13, 2016

The course is an overview of the principles of management, but t's a great introduction to the principles of management.

By Siniša M

Sep 24, 2015

The course gives an overly simplified vision of management, but is still very useful as an introductory course.

By Elaine W

Sep 25, 2018

A good job of bringing together many of the fundamentals. An awful lot is covered over a few short weeks.

By Zahid R P

May 4, 2020

It was a wonderful experience to learn different things about managment and have learned different skills

By Judith L

Sep 15, 2015

Good information presented in a basic and unassuming way, with practical and easy to understand examples.

By Fizza M

Oct 2, 2020

Very informative and compact. The best part is that the instructor explains each concept with examples.

By Suraj S

Aug 20, 2015

Yes, this course is nicely tailored to know the fundamental of management.

I enjoyed this course alot

By Stan

Aug 21, 2015

Great course to give you some pointers. Not a difficult or a deep one but definitely worth its time.

By Olga G

Jan 27, 2016

Great Course for those who wants to leant capstones of management! Good structure and materials!


Nov 17, 2020

This is really good for people starting their career in management and also explanation is fair

By Francis D

Sep 27, 2018

Excellent class, learn a lot to add to my management skills. Thank you for preparing this class

By Emília M

Jan 12, 2016

Gosteida parte da liderança. Deu-me novas metodologias para tentar por em prática no futuro.

By Dr.Ajay G W

Feb 10, 2018

Mr.Dave Nagey is a very efficient teacher and it was good to partake some of his knowledge.


Oct 20, 2020

Very Interesting and easy to understand the concepts and Dave Nagy Sir was very beautiful.

By Chinmay P

Sep 7, 2020

very average course, good only for entry level professionals. NOT value for money !!!!!!!!

By Mahdi F R

Jul 12, 2020

It's an excellent course between this specialisation, and I've learned much of new things.

By Di J

Aug 24, 2015

concise but great course. the teacher also uses some examples to explain. it really helps.

By Carlos B

Jul 12, 2016

Great content but a little too slow in my opinion, still great input about management.

By Hassan M H

Aug 7, 2017

It really has added a lot to my knowledge in this field, specially in Planning sector

By Michael S

Dec 7, 2015

The Fundamentals of Management is a good introduction into this area of knowledge.

By Srirag

Apr 20, 2020

A very good group of lectures to really understand the managements fundamentals .