• No products in the cart.

(

ratings

)

44

students

Created by:

Profile Photo

Last updated:

April 7, 2022

Duration:

Unlimited Duration

FREE

This course includes:

Unlimited Duration

Badge on Completion

Certificate of completion

Unlimited Duration

Description

This course, Discovering management, introduces you to the role of the manager. It covers management activities looking at leadership, human resources, finance, project management, change management, operations management and stakeholder management.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • Use a range of activities, tasks, readings, resources and practical tools, to understand the different dimensions of managing and leading
  • Utilise practical experience of the key areas of management learning.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction 00:20:00
  • Learning outcomes 00:10:00
    • Exploring ideas 00:20:00
    • General theories of management –contrasting approaches 00:20:00
    • Classical management theory (Fayol and Urwick) 00:30:00
    • A human relations approach (Follett and Likert) 00:25:00
    • Management as a science versus management as an art 00:25:00
    • The split in the field of management 00:30:00
    • The art of managing 00:40:00
    • Functional perspectives on management 00:30:00
    • human resources perspective 00:25:00
    • A finance and accounting perspective 00:25:00
    • A marketing perspective 00:40:00
    • An operations management perspective 00:20:00
    • A project and change management perspective 00:30:00
    • Postscript to the functional perspectives 00:30:00
    • Stakeholder analysis and management 00:30:00
    • Who are stakeholders? 00:30:00
    • Identifying an organisation’s stakeholders 00:45:00
    • Analysing an organisation’s stakeholders 00:50:00
    • Managing stakeholders 00:20:00
    • Summary 00:15:00
    • Developing capabilities 00:15:00
    • Management activities 00:30:00
    • Exploring what managers are supposed to do 00:30:00
    • Exploring what managers actually do 00:30:00
    • Recognising your roles as a manager 00:30:00
    • Sources of management roles 00:45:00
    • Balancing management roles 00:25:00
    • SWOT 00:20:00
    • PESTLE 00:20:00
    • Conclusion 00:10:00

About the instructor

4.8 4.8

Instructor Rating

14

Reviews

970

Courses

28929

Students

Profile Photo
Open University UK
Copyright © 2022 OpenCoursa, All Rights Reserved