- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 11
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Management Roles and Principles
Course SummaryHelp 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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About This Course
Your new managers will become familiar with the purpose and roles of management as well as focus on developing important skills. Why middle management's important, the different levels of management and common errors that occur with beginning managers are among the topics. Your new or future managers can take a self-assessment quiz after each short video to confirm their understanding.
How It Works
Your managers will be able to watch this material from a computer, smartphone or tablet any place where they can connect to the Internet. Each of the videos lasts somewhere around 5 minutes. This course is also well-suited to corporate training activities. Features include:
- Engaging video lessons that help managers fully understand their key roles
- Video tags let your managers easily revisit specific pointers for success in their new position
- Measure new managers' grasp of multiple lessons at a time with chapter exams
- Managers can demonstrate what they learned across the course in the final exam
How It Helps
- Defines roles: New managers who are unsure of what their roles entail will leave this course with a solid understanding of them.
- Develops skills: Key skills that managers should have are clearly communicated in this course, which can help new managers see which areas they may need to develop.
- Prevents mistakes: This course will bring to attention some mistakes that are commonly made by managers who are just starting out so that first-time managers can avoid them.
The Role of a Manager
- Middle management
- Management roles
- Important skills for beginning managers
- The different management levels
- Organizational management
Transitioning to Management
- The importance of planning in management
- Mistakes to avoid
- Tips for first-time managers
- Effective team building
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