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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

it changes my orientation with relevant examples. Thank you for the wonderful course.

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By Sridhara S S K 2

Nov 26, 2022

excellent learning

By Ahmed K

Jul 9, 2020

Thank you Coursera

By Joshen V

May 22, 2018

Excellent course!!

By Vu D H

Jun 15, 2016

Exciting course :)

By John P

Nov 27, 2015

Very good!!


By Arsalan A

Jan 29, 2023

Excellent Course.

By Rafi R

Jan 23, 2022

very knowledgable

By Francos G S A

Dec 14, 2020

nice new learning

By Jenneth C P

Aug 15, 2020

Lots of learning!

By Косенко Я А

May 12, 2020

Very interesting!

By Ecila A

Aug 29, 2019

Detailed Lectures

By Laura M P M

Apr 20, 2019

excelente gracias

By Mazen D

Apr 27, 2016

Very Good Content

By Károly S

Feb 4, 2016

absolutely a must

By Deleted A

Jan 13, 2016

Excellent course!

By freddy a

Aug 17, 2015

super interesting

By Muhammad R K

May 5, 2022

Very Good course

By Kattia M L

Apr 26, 2022

It´s a excellent

By Diego R U

Jul 1, 2021

excellent course

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Nov 2, 2020

very good course

By Adnaeva G S

Oct 21, 2020

very nice course

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By Venkateswararao N D

Jun 25, 2020

Excellent Course

By Ali I

Jan 21, 2020

excellent course

By Pranav K

Sep 17, 2019

Nice explanation