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Learner Career Outcomes

18%

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20%

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11%

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Beginner Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Motivation and Reward

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 87 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Course Overview19m
Introduction4m
Motivation10m
Motivation: The Agency Theory Examples6m
Designing Incentive Systems17m
Hiring10m
Managing Performance13m
1 reading
PDFs of Module 1 Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Managing Performance, Motivation and Hiring Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Tasks, Jobs, and Systems of Work

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
How to Design Jobs11m
Drawbacks and Rethinking Job Design12m
Engineers and Psychologists: A Battle for Designing Jobs7m
Lessons from the Japanese and US Auto Industries14m
Systems of Work6m
1 reading
PDFs of Module 2 Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Tasks and Designing Jobs Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Making Good and Timely Management Decisions

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 53 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Making a Good and Timely Decision7m
US Examples10m
Fighting a Fire15m
After Action Review and Summary6m
1 reading
PDFs of Module 3 Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Decision Making Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Designing and Changing the Organization's Architecture

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 61 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Performance: Pay and Promotion6m
Organizational Design5m
David Pottruck and Charles Schwab Example10m
Managing People15m
Manager's Template for Human and Social Capital4m
1 reading
PDFs of Module 4 Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Organization Design, Architecture, and Managing Quiz30m

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