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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\n\nit changes my orientation with relevant examples. Thank you for the wonderful course.

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By Swati K

Jun 17, 2021

now my confidence increasing. after getting such a team knowledge

By G R S

Apr 10, 2019

I felt that this course was very useful to me as an MBA aspirant.

By shuai w

Jan 3, 2019

very good course, explain and answer many of my questions in mind

By Youssef

Oct 2, 2021

a​ piece of simple and soft. yet very educative and infromative.

By Namsheed p k

Sep 1, 2020

It is very useful and super programme. Thank you for opportunity


Apr 17, 2020

It helps you to understand about the management in a better way.

By Chongtao P

Sep 5, 2015

Very good course and provides a clear fundamentals of management

By Shubhra A

Jun 27, 2016

Nice and easy explanation clarifying all the concepts properly.

By Juan P

Jan 18, 2016

It was a nice course. It has a nice content and powerful tips.

By Iryna O

Dec 3, 2020

I loved it! Very clear, short, easy to learn. Perfect content.

By Brenda d l C C

Mar 8, 2018

VEry interesting and useful no matter how you want to apply it

By Shauhow W

Sep 2, 2017

Good course for rapidly learning basis knowledge of management

By Christian M

Dec 20, 2020

Muy bien detallados los fundamentos para gestión y liderazgo.


Sep 26, 2020

it was really helpful for a person who is new to this concept

By Roddi G

Oct 11, 2019

Course work was easy to follow and was relevant for my needs.

By Raghav D

Aug 14, 2017

Well thought out, and most definitely well taught, thank you!

By Daniele R

Sep 2, 2020

Interesting course full of pratical examples. Fast Learning!


Jun 5, 2020

Excelente curso mu didactico y de mucha ayuda


By Alicia P

Mar 25, 2020

Very informative. Learned a lot more than I thought I would.

By Anthippi D

Sep 23, 2020

I really appreciated the evident experience of the lecturer

By Recebov N M o

Apr 10, 2020

Really good and informative course for me, thanks Coursera.

By Günel

May 1, 2020

Thank you for everything and thank you very much Dave Nagy

By Ana P

Jan 16, 2019

The course is very informative, a lot to learn.

Ana Pelayo.

By Rafat A

Sep 11, 2017

It is very helpful course that increase my knowledge alot

By Suneel K N

Jun 21, 2016

The videos are excellent and it provides good information