Tips for First-Time Managers

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  • Available Lessons: 11
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Management Roles and Principles
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    Management Roles and Principles

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Help your first-time managers learn some handy management tips by using this informative course. Our short, easy-to-follow video and text lessons can help first-time managers understand their role in the company, develop management skills and avoid common first-time mistakes.
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Lesson 4 - Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Principles of Organizational Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14290].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14290].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Practical Application: Management Skills Continuum Infographic
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Lesson 5 - Practical Application: New Manager Checklist for Success

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