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Essentials of Management (602)
Credits: 3

   

Because government and business organizations are being challenged more than ever before to develop new resources and markets, a demand for a new kind of manager has come to the forefront. Whether a front line supervisor or the top executive of an enterprise, the function of a manager is essentially the same. The manager/leader must be able to create vision, develop tactics, recruit and develop top-level talent, make decisions and communicate inside and outside the organization. In order to do this you must have the knowledge and ability to use today's most effective management techniques.

Course 602 presents the operational theory of management and furnishes a framework of management organization. It is designed around the management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. The objective of the course is to provide you with a well structured and varied knowledge of management disciplines.

Subjects covered include:

Managing Human Resource Management
The External Environment Managing the Diverse Workforce
Managerial Decision Making Leadership
Planning and Strategic Management Motivating for Performance
Ethics and Corporate Responsibility Managing Teams
International Management Communicating
New Ventures Managerial Control
Organization Structure Managing Technology and Innovation
The Responsive Organization Creating and Managing Change

Increase Your Understanding of

. Importance of management and group relationships
. Your leadership influence and effect on organizational climate
. Managerial authority
. Policy-making
. Individual vs. group behavior

Improve Your Ability to

. Manage by objectives
. Analyze and improve organizational structures
. Communicate vision and decisions
. Weigh risk and make calculated decisions
. Create performance-management systems

Professor: William Ryan, B.S., M.B.A.
Texts: Management - Leading & Collaborating in a Competitve World, Thomas S. Bateman and Scott A. Snell, McGraw-Hill

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