This course considers the fundamentals of management and how managers can be effective in organizational settings. Based on D. Quinn Mills' book, Principles of Management, a text used at Harvard Business School, this course addresses managing in the modern organization.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Define the role of management and managers in an organization
Distinguish between management, leadership, and administration in theory and in practice
Explain the three general management styles (authoritarian, participative, and empowerment) and their respective uses
Identify your views on hierarchy and management
Understand the roles of individual contributors and managers and how they differ
Identify your own approach toward managing (including personal effectiveness and enjoyment
Target Audience: This course is designed for adult learners and/or managers.