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Introduction to Management

Introduction to Management

Time limit: 90 days

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Full course description

Introduction to Management is designed for current and prospective managers seeking to understand the foundations of effective management. Managers are employed across industries, functions, and organizational structures to oversee different-sized depart-ments, teams, and groups of workers. However, there are fundamental tools, techniques, skills, and competencies that can help all managers navigate workplace relationships, coach and mentor employees, and lead high-performing teams in accordance with HR laws and managerial best practices. This course will dive into these topics and test acquired knowledge through exercises, games, review checkpoints, and a final assessment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify key strategies for managing people, including remote workers 
  • Distinguish between managers and individual contributors as well as the various types of organizational structures 
  • Describe the process of hiring, training, and developing employees and memorize key HR laws
  • Support an empowered team and promote high employee performance 
  • Identify the various types of difficult employee behavior and understand when to coach, discipline, or terminate an employee 
  • Demonstrate emotional intelligence and identify strategies for in-person and virtual communication 
  • Determine what should occur before, during, and after a meeting 
  • Approach negotiation thoughtfully by considering the negotiation type and employing tools like reservation price, ZOPA, and BATNA 
  • Demonstrate time management skills, including prioritization and setting SMART goals 
  • Support change initiatives within your organization and minimize employee resistance


PMI PDUs: 3Leadership PDUs: 2Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 0.75Technical PM PDUs: 0.25IACET CEUs: .3 (Contact Hours: 3 hours)HRCI Credits: 3 (Type: Specified - Strategic Business)SHRM PDCs: 3