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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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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 Ajay 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 G B M

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 .

By Rohit R

Mar 3, 2016

Informative but there were less videos shown specially on real time situations.

By Sharath K S N

Mar 24, 2018

Good one for junior level staff. May be the course needs more case studies...

By Yash S

May 19, 2019

Instructor is very good and focuses on the key learning with good examples

By Rhina S

Oct 21, 2020

Very helpful tips to continue growing in the administration field.

By d'Ozouville N

Oct 16, 2015

Clearly explained concepts and relevant references and resources.

By Vaishnavi D

Sep 29, 2020

good experience while reading the notes and questions of quiz.

By Emiliano C

Jan 13, 2016

Start very basic but at the end it becomes VERY interesting

By Sohail G

Nov 10, 2015

It was really informative and brief course on management

By alexander l

Aug 16, 2015

Quick primer of what management and supervising is about

By Chandan S

Dec 28, 2015

A brief basic course. Good understanding of Management.

By Ramy A

Aug 17, 2016

comprehensive overall view to the management topics

By Octavian C

Oct 9, 2015

A good starting point for new or future managers.

By Brian T

Oct 1, 2019

good class for the basic concepts of managements