Introduction to Management.

This course will introduce you to basic management theory: planning, organizing, leading and control.
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Instructed by Daniel McCarty Business / Management
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  • Lectures 39
  • Length 6 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2012 English

Course Description

This is a course for anyone who is or aspires to be a manager of any level.  This course will introduce the student to the basic aspects of managing, and is structured around the key management functions of planning, organizing, leading and control.  This course will teach you the skills needed to become an effective and efficient manager. It is taught by an ex-CEO, who know of what he speaks.

What are the requirements?

  • A text is recommended in the free introductory lecture, but it is not required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Course Goal: By the end of this course students will be able to practice profession management techniques in either a corporate or entrepreneurial setting.
  • Course objectives: Teach students to use the basic management functions to run any type of business. The functions are planning, organizing, leading and control.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who is currently a manager or aspires to be a manager.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: An Overview of Management
02:03

Introduction comments, textbook information.

10:50

An introduction to the study of management.

14:22

History of management thinking.

16:21

The organization's culture.....the context within which the manager must operate.

15:28

The new global envrionment is today's "stage" for the manager.

09:02

The important of diversity in a healthy organization.

07:11

What is the corporations role in social issues?

14:37

How managers deal with, and encourage, change.

08:21

Encouraging innovation in your organization.

Section 2: Planning
06:11

A model for decision making that works in your personal life, too!

09:07

Managers make decisions differently...are you a maximax, a minimix or a maximin?

11:48

Some of the math behind decision making models.

07:59

Decision making math again, this time using the electronic blackboard.

10:01

The planning function of management...an introduction.

11:19

How to think strategically when planning your business's next move.

08:49

Competition and strategy.

15:35

Common management tools and how to use them.

Section 3: Organizing
15:42

The organizing function of management...designing your organization.

08:20

Some new ways to think about organization.

15:59

The important role of human resource in management.

17:01

The unique challenge of managing teams.

Section 4: LEADING
07:31

Understanding people, both individually and in groups.

11:25

Personality and it's role in employee behavior.

12:34

Attitudes - and its role in employee behavior.

08:11

How employees perceive and how that impacts their behavior.

06:52

How employees learn....and how that affects their behavior.

15:33

The important of communication in management.

09:03

What drives employee motivation?

10:52

Employee motivation - part two.

16:33

What is leadership?

17:23

What make a successful leader...part two.

Section 5: CONTROL
06:42

The final management function - control. 

05:33

Measuring and assessing your organization's performance.

08:19

The unique challenges of operations management.

Section 6: EXAMS AND KEYS
EXAM I
Article
EXAM II
Article
EXAM III
Article
EXAM IV
Article
EXAM V
Article

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Instructor Biography

Daniel McCarty, Ex-CEO offers Marketing Course for small and large business

Dan McCarty has worked his way up from entry level marketing assistant to President and CEO of multi-billion dollar companies and divisions of companies. Dan has managed America's best known brands including Del Monte, Quilted Northern, Underwood, Crystal, Dixie Cups and Plates, Brawny Paper Towels, Accent, Hain Health Foods and more.

Dan is also a MBA graduate from the prestigious Haas School of Business at the University of California in Berkeley.

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