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Management StylesLeadershipManagementOrganizational Culture

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Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

Learners taking this Course are

  • HR Specialists
  • Financial Advisors
  • Program Managers
  • Human Resources
  • Project Managers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

3 hours to complete

Course Overview & Week 1: Motivation

13 videos (Total 71 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
13 videos
1.- Week 1 Intro5m
2.- Content Theories, Part 15m
3.- Content Theories, Part 23m
4.- The Nature of Our Jobs, Part 15m
5.- The Nature of Our Jobs, Part 27m
6.- The Goals We Want to Achieve5m
7.- Process Theories, Part 14m
8.- Process Theories, Part 25m
9.- Comparisons to Others6m
10.- Learning And Self-Efficacy3m
11.- Outcome Theories, Part 16m
12.- Outcome Theories, Part 23m
5 readings
Course Overview & Syllabus5m
About Week 12m
Required Reading Week 1: Basics in Work Motivation45m
Optional Reading Week 145m
Quiz 1 Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1- Motivation20m
3 hours to complete

Week 2: Leadership

10 videos (Total 50 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
2.- What Is Leadership?1m
3.- Trait Theories5m
4.- Trait Theories, Part 22m
5.- Behavioral Theories5m
6.- Contingency Theories, Part 16m
7.- Contingency Theories, Part 24m
8.- Contingency Theories, Part 35m
9.- Neo-charismatic Theories7m
10.- Current Perspectives7m
4 readings
About Week 22m
Required Reading Week 2: Business or Enterprise?45m
Optional Reading Week 245m
Quiz 2 Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 - Leadership20m
3 hours to complete

Week 3: Teamwork

10 videos (Total 55 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
2.- Team Design, Part 16m
3.- Team Design, Part 24m
4.- Team Composition, Part 17m
5.- Team Composition, Part 25m
6.- Team Processes, Part 17m
7.- Team Processes, Part 24m
8.- Teams Over Time, Part 15m
9.- Teams Over Time, Part 23m
10.- Week 3 Recap3m
4 readings
About Week 32m
Required Reading Week 3: Leadership in Work Teams45m
Optional Reading Week 345m
Quiz 3 Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 - Teamwork20m
5 hours to complete

Week 4: Culture

13 videos (Total 77 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
2.- Introduction to Rijk Zwaan6m
3.- What Is Culture?7m
4.- The Three Levels of Culture5m
5.- Rijk Zwaan’s Levels of Culture4m
6.- Organizational Culture5m
7: National Culture Part 17m
8.- National Culture, Part 25m
9.- National Culture, Part 34m
10.- Week 4 Recap3m
11.- Organizational Behavior Course Recap, Part 16m
12.- Organizational Behavior Course Recap, Part 25m
13.- Rijk Zwaan Company Video13m
4 readings
About Week 42m
Required Reading Week 4: Cultural Competence45m
Optional Reading Week 445m
Quiz 4 Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 - Culture (Part 1)12m
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Top reviews from Organizational Behavior: How to Manage People

By PTNov 2nd 2016

Course has sufficient theory and examples to explain the fundamental & implementations in practical world. It would certainly help personnel to deal certainly in better and effective manner. hanks

By ERSep 21st 2019

Great facilitator. Content is clear and effective. Very useful guide focused on key areas in management that can be quite complex but the course makes it easier to understand, analyze and apply.



Anneloes Raes

Assistant Professor
Managing People in Organizations

About IESE Business School

For over fifty years, IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve....

About the Foundations of Management Specialization

Good management is equal parts knowing and doing. No matter what industry you work in or where you are in your career, a basic understanding of financial, marketing and decision-making principles and other management fundamentals will help you achieve your professional goals - be it getting promoted in your current job, getting ready for a MBA program, or starting your own company. This Specialization will give you a comprehensive introduction to the practice of management through the lens of four key disciplines: accounting, finance, marketing, and organizational behavior. In each course, you'll analyze real business cases from these four perspectives. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply what you’ve learned to develop a holistic solution to a real-world business dilemma. This Specialization will provide you with the skill set needed to help achieve the next step in your career....
Foundations of Management

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