This course is intended to help you become a better manager by helping you to more fully understand and deal with some of the complexities and challenges associated with managerial life in organizations. In this course, you will learn theories, principles, and frameworks that will help you to more effectively manage and lead the organizations that you belong to. We will view organizations from different perspectives that we will use as lenses to help us highlight common managerial challenges and point us toward solutions to those challenges. Some of these common challenges that we will explore in this course include using power effectively, implementing organizational change, understanding and managing organizational culture, decision-making including decision-making pitfalls and ethical traps, and leadership. As you learn and apply the principles from this course, you will be better prepared to navigate some of the complex challenges that you face as a manager.
This course is part of the Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization
Managing the Organization
About this Course
Approx. 14 hours to complete
Approx. 14 hours to complete
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A well presented course for implementing strategy related to the elements from organizational design to execution. This course stresses the importance and necessity of an integrated process that is
A good course for those interested in some of the basic concepts that underly why senior executives make the decisions they do regarding organizational design and management.
Thanks for offering a useful course with lots of supporting videos, presentations, pdf files, and materials to test my comprehension level. Would definitely recommend.
I found this course very helpful in showing what the true responsibilities of managers are, and explaining the organizational designs we often see in companies.
Fantastic Course. I felt the course covered vast amount of ideas and management concepts. I also liked the required readings. Totally enjoyed this course...
An excellent course, which has been created by the professor keeping in mind the upcoming challenges of setting up and managing larger organizations
Excellent course. Excellent teacher. Excellent series. I like the range of readings, videos, tests and written assignments. Very highly recommended!
Really a great layout for this course, I have really enjoyed the sequence, case studies and lectures included with the course curriculum.
Really enjoyed learning how to manage an organization! Thank you very much for your invaluable insights! Best wishes - Indu Rupassara
This course is loaded. Professor leblebici is superb. I learnt a lot from this course. Many thanks to Coursera and the lecturers.
Certainly a good course. Good faculty. But still less quality and insights compared to Business strategy course by Deepak Sowmya
Really enjoyed the Huseyin lectures.\n\nMade me look at my organization design and functioning with new glasses.\n\nThank you
Excellent course, wonderful professor, and essential business concepts that everyone in the field should be aware of.
I wish I had more time to really absorb the material. Modules 3 & 4 really made me want to have classroom discussions
It is a well established course, you will have a great insight by having this course. I totally recommend it.
A very practical course. Worthy of enrollment by every business manager. Great course by a superb Professor.
Very interesting course. Liked the discussions alot. Maybe the videos can be made a bit more interesting?
This course is gritty - I actually learnt something (a lot!) Thank you for the effort and the material.
Still pursuing this course, but what I like is... This lecture gave real problem & solution sample.
Amazing course with a lot of knowledge.Thanks the Instructors and all assistants for great work.
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