Introduction to Management.
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Introduction to Management.

This course will introduce you to basic management theory: planning, organizing, leading and control.
4.1 (52 ratings)
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301 students enrolled
Created by Daniel McCarty
Published 5/2012
English
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  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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Requirements
  • A text is recommended in the free introductory lecture, but it is not required.
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is currently a manager or aspires to be a manager.
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Curriculum For This Course
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An Overview of Management
9 Lectures 01:38:15

Introduction comments, textbook information.

Preview 02:03

An introduction to the study of management.

Preview 10:50

History of management thinking.

Management: History Of Management
14:22

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

Management Context And Challenges
16:21

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

Management Global Environment
15:28

The important of diversity in a healthy organization.

Management Diversity
09:02

What is the corporations role in social issues?

Management Social Responsbility
07:11

How managers deal with, and encourage, change.

Management Managing Change
14:37

Encouraging innovation in your organization.

Management Encouraging Innovation
08:21
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Planning
8 Lectures 01:20:49

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

Management Decision Making Model
06:11

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

Management Decision Making Styles
09:07

Some of the math behind decision making models.

Management Decision Making Math I
11:48

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

Management Decision Making Math II
07:59

The planning function of management...an introduction.

Management Foundations Of Planning
10:01

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

Management Strategic Management
11:19

Competition and strategy.

Management Competitive Strategy
08:49

Common management tools and how to use them.

Management Planning Tools
15:35
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Organizing
4 Lectures 57:02

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

Management Organization Design
15:42

Some new ways to think about organization.

Management Contemporary Organizations
08:20

The important role of human resource in management.

Management Human Resources
15:59

The unique challenge of managing teams.

Management Managing Teams
17:01
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LEADING
10 Lectures 01:55:57

Understanding people, both individually and in groups.

Management Organization Behavior
07:31

Personality and it's role in employee behavior.

Management Personality
11:25

Attitudes - and its role in employee behavior.

Management Attitudes
12:34

How employees perceive and how that impacts their behavior.

Management Perception
08:11

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

Management Learning
06:52

The important of communication in management.

Management Communication
15:33

What drives employee motivation?

Management Motivation I
09:03

Employee motivation - part two.

Management Motivation II
10:52

What is leadership?

Management Leadership I
16:33

What make a successful leader...part two.

Management Leadership II
17:23
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CONTROL
3 Lectures 20:34

The final management function - control. 

Management Introduction To Control
06:42

Measuring and assessing your organization's performance.

Management Organization Performance
05:33

The unique challenges of operations management.

Management Operations Management
08:19
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EXAMS AND KEYS
5 Lectures 00:26
EXAM I
00:05

EXAM II
00:05

EXAM III
00:05

EXAM IV
00:05

EXAM V
00:05
About the Instructor
Daniel McCarty
4.3 Average rating
129 Reviews
895 Students
6 Courses
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.