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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 Rachel T

Jan 15, 2017

Great course! Engaging and useful tips and tools

By Anton R

Sep 16, 2015

Second and third function of management lost :(

By aman g

Oct 29, 2015

Nice course to know about basics of management

By Tiago P

Sep 20, 2015

Concise. A good tool to learn in few minutes.

By Rahul G

Jul 25, 2019

Concepts explained very well with examples.

By Magda M

Jul 11, 2017

Good course. Could have been more hands-on.

By Le K N T

Sep 24, 2015

Very useful for me - a small farm manager

By Deleted A

Jan 24, 2020

Good Course to Grow and Enrich Ourselves


Jun 29, 2020

I like the classes good teach I like it

By Beatriz F

Oct 22, 2015

great for beginners! simple explained

By Bappaditya D

Jul 25, 2020

Good one for refreshing fundamentals

By Raman P

Sep 12, 2015

Wonderful Content and well explained

By Thế N Đ

May 4, 2020

Too much theory but useful somehow.

By Dawood S M A

May 25, 2021

Good and helpful course. Thank you


May 17, 2020

This is really helpful to learner.

By Pietro C

Aug 16, 2017

Could be deliverd with more energy

By Adeniyi G

Oct 6, 2016

It was an enlightening experience.

By Vladimir K

Nov 30, 2015

That was fine. Not great, but fine


Aug 2, 2022

It's a good course for begineers


Aug 18, 2022

Execellent collection of data.

By Subeer B

Mar 21, 2017

This course is very important.

By Eapen T

May 17, 2016

Excellent course for begineers

By Esteban M

Oct 22, 2015

It was OK, but a bit too basic

By John A G C

Dec 4, 2020

Pretty good course to study.

By Faizan K

Jun 2, 2020

Nice course about management