Management Fundamentals: The Making of a New Manager

Successful management requires knowledge of the behavior of people in organizational settings and of the processes that occur in those settings. This program provides you with an overview of the challenges that arise for managers, and offers an introduction to the concepts and theories that can be useful in facilitating management effectiveness.

Course Benefits:

Program participants will gain:

  • Ability to manage people and processes effectively and efficiently
  • Knowledge and skills for managing complex and turbulent environments

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Define the role and responsibilities of managers, including planning, leading, innovating, organizing and controlling
  • Learn to manage strategy, structures, people and systems
  • Design the organizational context to produce behaviors that contribute to the effective functioning of both the individual and the organization

Course Content:

  • Principal tasks of managing strategy, structures, people and systems
  • Main roles of modern management -- planning, leading, innovating, organization and controlling
  • Topics including: regulating people, the nature of organizing, change and innovation, decision-making, influence processes, power and politics, ethical issues and professionalism in management

Who Should Attend:

  • Newly appointed managers, individuals with the management potential, and persons seeking promotion to or within management ranks