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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 Murtaza R

May 25, 2020

It was a great course!

By MR. B M

May 17, 2020


By Qazi F

Aug 12, 2017

A very fruitful course

By Bryan T J

Oct 31, 2020

Curso muy interesante

By Tanmay K B

Jul 28, 2020

it was a good session


Aug 18, 2022

New learning things.


Nov 8, 2020

Thank you very much!

By Javkhlan B

Nov 19, 2015

Down to earth course

By Sadig Y

Oct 8, 2015

Thank you very much!

By Son N

Sep 20, 2015

nice course! Thanks,

By Alex T

Aug 11, 2015

great course ,thanks

By Tabitha E S

Sep 14, 2020

Enjoyed the course.

By Palugula S V 2

Jul 27, 2020

Everything is fine.

By Alizada T

Apr 4, 2020


By Fahim A K

Jan 26, 2019

Good course forever

By Aleksandar C

Jul 28, 2018

I liked the course!

By Karampatos G

Nov 21, 2017

Excellent course !!

By Umme H

Sep 9, 2015

Thank you very much

By Binh N T T

Aug 16, 2015

Interesting course!

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 Rafi R

Jan 23, 2022

very knowledgable