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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 John B

Feb 4, 2020

Short yet very effective course on the subject of Fundamentals of Management!

By Jiří J

Jul 30, 2017

As a beginning manager I have enjoyed the course and can recommend to others.

By Nicole G

Sep 16, 2015

I enjoyed this class and it gave me some good ideas to apply to my career.


May 20, 2021

Muy interesante, y puede servir de ayuda para mi futuro como profesional.

By Mr M

Dec 1, 2020

very valuable start in learning management, good and clear presentations.


Oct 20, 2020

Awesome coverage of the fundamentals of the management body of knowledge.

By SEHA-01424

Sep 30, 2019

Its good course. Very ease and understandable way to present this topic.

By Carlos A G

Jun 13, 2018

Excellent course, eye opener to details we usually think "we can handle"

By Avni M

Apr 26, 2020

a very informative course and helped me learn and understand management

By Shivang V

Aug 6, 2016

The course provided a good basic and conceptual idea behind Management.

By Andy W

May 2, 2021

Dave Nagy's teaching style inspires me to study more about management.

By Sanuri M W A

Mar 25, 2020

Learnt a number of tips in many aspects in Fundamental of Managements.

By Ahmed B

Apr 12, 2019

One of the best courses.

Many thanks Mr. Nagy, University and Coursera.

By Ahmad V

Oct 29, 2016

Such an interesting course for understanding the basics of management.

By Frederick W D C

Jul 15, 2020

Good course for a management course! Easy to understand and remember.

By Ruth L C

Apr 4, 2019

Very helpful in learning to manage a team and in improving processes.


Aug 28, 2018

Good course! I have learned about a view of management. Thanks a lot!

By Lenora S

May 19, 2020

Easy to follow and take notes; quizzes could have been more engaging

By Nermeen A

Aug 14, 2015

I recommend this course for all beginners interested in management !

By Gavin D M O

Dec 12, 2018

Great course. Indeed teaching some good Fundamentals of Management.

By Eduardo R M

Oct 18, 2020

Excelente me costo la parte del video que no tiene sub. en español

By Wan A A

Nov 11, 2019

Very informative and easy to understand. Instructor is very clear.

By Swati K

Jun 17, 2021

now my confidence increasing. after getting such a team knowledge

By G R S

Apr 10, 2019

I felt that this course was very useful to me as an MBA aspirant.

By shuai w

Jan 3, 2019

very good course, explain and answer many of my questions in mind