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Taking Control as a Manager

Learn how to take control of yourself and of your team.
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Last updated 11/2014
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Welcome to Taking Control as a Managerfrom LearnSmart.

LearnSmart is Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Registered Education Provider (REP 3577). This course qualifies for the above credit hours toward the PMP® or CAMP® training contact hours or toward maintaining your current certification. Thus meeting the Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirement necessary to continue their PMP® Certification or for experienced project managers wanting to brush up on their education.

If you're interested in becoming an accomplished project manager, this training will give you valuable real-life project management techniques. Learn the skills you need to be an effective project manager - this course qualifies for 1.00 PDU credit hours toward your PMP® certification from PMI®.

Course Overview:

Taking Control as a Manager is designed to help new managers understand how to relate to fellow managers and other employees and how to deal with the pressures that come with the position. You will look at the seven aspects of management to invest in and different things you can do as a new manager to help win your team over; discuss performance management and using budget as a tool of control; go through the steps you can take to help employees overcome their insecurities and feel more comfortable on the job; and understand the common causes of managerial stress and strategies to overcome them. You will also learn the best practices to maintain control of your department. This course qualifies for 1.00 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from PMI.


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  • Smart method to learn - This course is helpful and using smart way to motivate thinking and understanding. The instructor has a professional delivery method, and the he materials are interesting and creative specially the flashcards and the exercises -- Ibrahim Alsayed
  • This course is of high quality - This course will let you become a PMP and CAMP master and it will explain you every concept. The instructor is highly engaging and highly motivating. Can't be better. Thank you -- Saber Tlili
  • Excellent class! -- I already have my PMP, but wish I had this class as a study tool prior to taking the test. I am confident that a person who studies the materials presented in this course should have no problem with the exam. I took the class for the PDUs to keep my certification up. On completion of the class I followed the instructions, and had no problem registering the credits with PMI -- Robert Vroom

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Who is the target audience?
  • Professionals looking to deepen their understanding of human resource and management responsibilities, and how to effectively do them.
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What Will I Learn?
Upon completion of this course, you will be familiar with the seven aspects of management that you should invest in. You will also know how to keep calm under pressure while helping employees get through difficult situations. This course qualifies for 1.00 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from PMI.
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  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 12 Lectures Collapse All 12 Lectures 30:02
Promo Video
1 Lecture 02:22
0 Lectures 00:00
7 questions
Understanding Responsibilities
4 Lectures 13:31

Performance Management

Budget as a Management Tool

Chapter 1 Quiz
3 questions
Overcoming Fears
5 Lectures 11:41
Employee Insecurities and Fears

Overcoming Stress

How Others Might Feel

Information and Expectations

Final Exam
2 Lectures 02:26
Final Exam
10 questions

Supplementary Materials

This is the promo video of course "Inspiring Workplace Excellence".

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