Management Fundamentals

Management Fundamentals is an introductory management course that provides students with the essential tools required of today’s effective supervisors or junior managers. The course combines theoretical, how-to information, with practical applications. Students are required to draw on their own experiences, to research information, and to apply their knowledge to typical junior management situations. The course provides students with a balance of soft and hard skills. The soft skills students will develop and apply to realistic case studies include communication, problem-solving, decision-making, negotiating, planning and organizing, time management, facilitating, and coordinating. The hard skills include setting goals and objectives; preparing forecasts and budgets; using planning and organizing tools; maintaining records; drafting training and development plans, procedural checklists, and reward initiatives; and developing strategies.

COURSE PREREQUISITE(S)

Internet Fundamentals course or equivalent.

METHOD OF DELIVERY

Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning College facilitators.

COURSE NOTES

Course manual provided for on-going reference. Upon completion of the course, there is a final exam. Participants who achieve 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

LESSON 1

The Management Concept; Levels of Management; Management Styles; Management Tools and Managing Diversity

LESSON 2

The Planning and Organizing Process; Planning and Organizing Tools

LESSON 3

The Problem-Solving Process; The Decision Making Process; Negotiating Skills

LESSON 4

Leading Effectively; Facilitating; Co-Ordinating

LESSON 5

Effective Communications; Meeting and Group Discussions

LESSON 6

Understanding Time Management; Improving Time Management

LESSON 7

Security; Safety; Health

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