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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 Mario E G P

Sep 5, 2015

Very good course, that is very useful for people who did not studied bussines at the university

By kadiatou k

Sep 13, 2020

I truly enjoyed this course and learned so much from it. Professor Dave Nagy was exceptional!

By Gulay X N

Apr 11, 2020

The instructor was very knowlegeable and I will be looking into taking more classes of UCI .

By Bernard D V

Dec 22, 2016

Excellent course. You will study a very clear class about management, leadership and control.

By Diego A G M

Sep 26, 2020

Es un excelente curso para adéntrate en la gestión de un organización.

Recomiendo el curso!

By Elchin M

Apr 30, 2020

Very informative and presence of additional resources to develop further leadership skills.

By Alberto A R C

Jun 14, 2019

Very important course for all people working in an organization. Dave Nagy great professor.

By Jan G

May 1, 2018

A very good insight in what is important for a management position and how to have success

By Anisa S S

Jul 1, 2022

Finally, i can take online course about management without attending a class in college.

By Cletha D

Apr 6, 2021

The content was very informative. A vast amount of information which was well explained.

By Fady N

May 29, 2020

Very helpful course , and i advice anybody interested in this field to take this journey


Apr 17, 2020

Dave Nage gives real time examples and keeps things short and summarized. he is Awesome

By Amira I S

Mar 8, 2017

Great course an clever instructor

thank you coursera team and big thanking for Prof: Nagy


Oct 19, 2015

Short but Still Very Impressive Distribution of the Topics with Good Learning Experience

By Daniela S

Jan 22, 2022

The course will be beneficial for absolutely everyone who want to progress in a carrer.

By vishal s

Mar 20, 2020

All over the experience was very good and the content was very useful and satisfactory.

By Kash R

Sep 26, 2015

Excellent lectures. Teaches simple yet important points. Does not inundate the learner.

By Robert G

Jan 28, 2021

I really enjoyed this class. He covers a wide range of topics in an easy to grasp way.

By Osuobeni P C

Dec 26, 2017

Very rich in content and well presented. Please keep up with the good work. God bless

By Oscar M P L

Mar 21, 2017

Excellent, I've learned new ways to be a leader and how to manage change in business.

By Eder G P A

Feb 5, 2021

Such a useful course for everyone who wants to starts in the management environment.

By DR. S

May 26, 2020

The way of delivery of Fundamentals on management is more informative and excellent.

By Gabriela S

Apr 15, 2021

He made the course very easy to understand and differentiate managers and leaders.

By Ulysess O

Aug 14, 2015

Amazing course can't wait to learn more! Thank you for giving me this opportunity.

By Zakaria A

Apr 13, 2020

Very Helpful course for people who wants to learn Management from the basic level