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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 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

By Tran Q A

Nov 25, 2016

Good start for fresh students who want to learn basic knowledge about management.

By Avanthhika B

Mar 25, 2023

This course is really helpful in achieving group goals. Liked this course a lot.

By Geraldine P C

May 8, 2021

It was very nice and interesting. I think is important in my professional career

By Nirav N

May 16, 2021

This course was awesome and It can truly helps someone to succeed in his life.

By jose m f s

Mar 28, 2020

Clear, concrete and easy to understand, good examples and very well explained.

By John P N

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.

By Eunice N

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!