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How to be an Effective Manager

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 13
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Supervisory Skills: Types and Importance

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Use our short videos and quizzes in this How to Be an Effective Manager course to help your company's leaders develop strong decision-making and problem-solving skills. These lessons help supervisors to review important management topics and better understand managerial principles and processes.
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Lesson 2 - Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace: Examples and Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Empower Employees & Improve Employee Performance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2120].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2120].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Managing a Diverse Workforce in Contemporary Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Types of Communication: Formal, Informal, Grapevine, Verbal & Non-Verbal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14894].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14894].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Locke's Goal-Setting Theory: Using Goals to Advance Motivation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Practical Application: Effective Management Skills
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Lesson 2 - The Seven Steps of Decision Making Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14578].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14578].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Strategic Management Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2148].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2148].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Types of Planning: Strategic, Tactical, Operational & Contingency Planning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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