Improve certain intellectual, practical and transferable skills; engage in critical, analytical and creative thinking to analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and interpret information as a way to sound decisions.
The course will develop your understanding of contemporary issues within management. Due to globalization, managers today face a variety of challenges that must effectively handle. They also face opportunities that must be prepared for in order to ensure the survival and success of the business. A major challenge that organizations face nowadays is the constant need to adapt to constant change in the global environment. They must be flexible and ready to adapt, be proactive and innovative, and manage resources strategically. Managers deal with fierce competition, constant technological advances, demographic changes, and numerous legal and ethical issues. This course helps in developing a more thorough understanding and appreciation of modern management.
Week 1: Management and Managers
Week 2: Ethics, Diversity and the Global Environment
Week 3: Creativity, Competitive Advantage and IT Management
Week 4: Organizing and Change
Week 5: Motivation, Leadership and Teams
Week 6: Human Resources and Operations Management
Week 7: Final Review
Week 8: Final Exam
A certificate will be issued upon completion of the course.