This course explores the leadership and management issues entrepreneurs face as they create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews the key managerial roles of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling and their application in entrepreneurial settings. Further, the course addresses self-management for the entrepreneur--how an entrepreneur can manage his or her own time and maintain a proper work-life balance.
After completing this course, you should be able to
Describe the managerial roles played by an entrepreneur
Outline the five key managerial activities
Describe self-management techniques for managing time and organizing, planning, and prioritizing
Discuss the autocratic (ODS-A), participative (ODS-P) and empowering (GEM) management styles and their application
Describe the process for staffing an entrepreneurial venture
Discuss Katzenbach's Five Motivational Paths and how they apply to new ventures
Describe the process for coaching employees
Outline the USED Model for training employees
Discuss the importance of active listening when communicating with employees
Target Audience: This course is designed for adult learners with little or no experience with entrepreneurship.