University of London
Management Skills for International Business
University of London

Management Skills for International Business

This course is part of International Business Essentials Specialization

Taught in English

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David James

Instructor: David James

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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18 hours (approximately)
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There are 4 modules in this course

This week we will be looking to explore the following key areas;<BR>* the key aspects of management, both in theory and reality<BR>* the similarities and differences between leadership and management<BR>* how the stakeholder added value of a manager’s contribution can be measured<BR>* the essential requirement for a manager to embrace and successfully manage change<BR><BR>At the end of this week, learners will be;<BR>(1) able to understand and apply the key attributes of a manager<BR>(2) aware of the possible differences between a leader and a manager<BR>(3) able to measure levels of a manager’s performance and organisational added value<BR>(4) familiar with the key stages of effective change management

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21 videos9 readings1 quiz3 discussion prompts

By the end of week two, learners will be able to understand and explain the main features and roles of a team, have an understanding of how to resource and develop a team, and how to achieve and measure optimum team delivery. At the end of the week, learners will be given a peer review assessment, where they will be asked to reflect on a scenario and share their answers to the set questions.

What's included

9 videos9 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Week three introduces learners to a range of conceptual motivation frameworks. Learners will gain an understanding of the reasons employees come to work, the ways in which a manager can motivate their team, individually and collectively. By the end of the week, learners will be able to understand and apply motivational theories to the workplace, and have a good understanding of a range of techniques to motivate employees.

What's included

6 videos12 readings1 quiz

This week we will be looking to explore the following key area:<BR><BR> *a range of techniques when communicating in the workplace<BR> *selecting the most appropriate delivery channel<BR> *the differences and similarities between verbal/non-verbal communication<BR> *the need to understand and manage the grapevine<BR><BR> At the end of this week the key learning objectives will be:<BR><BR> (1)to have an awareness of several approaches to effective communication in the workplace<BR> (2)to understand and apply the key criteria when selecting the best available delivery channel<BR> (3)to have have an understanding of the importance and key aspects of verbal and non-verbal communication<BR> (4)to have an awareness of the inevitable existence of the grapevine and how it’s impact can be managed<BR>

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15 videos7 readings1 peer review

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David James
University of London
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