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An Introduction to Management - Alumni


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Full course description




2.5 Hours





This course is available to ASU Alumni at a discount.

What you'll learn:

How do organizations become successful? How do they maintain success? Is making good business choices an art or a science?The key is effective management. In this course, you will learn gain insight into management best practices. You will understand the different types and roles of managers and the advantages of great people management and the four principles of effective management. Case studies will illustrate what these principles look like in practice and why they matter.

Note: This course is not facilitated by an instructor, therefore no one is monitoring activity in the course. If you have a question or need help as you progress, please refer to the help section within the course.

Modules and Content:

Students will learn about the four principles of effective management. Two real-world cases will show what these principles look like in practice and why they matter.

Learning Topics:

  1. Management
  2. Primary Functions of Management
  3. Types of Managers and Their Roles
  4. The Advatanges of Managing People Well

Who this course is designed for:

Anyone in any industry looking to gain insight into what makes companies successful. Even if you are a current manager it’ll be a great refresher course and may give you some new tricks.

What you'll receive:

A Certificate of Completion

Meet the instructor

Elizabeth Castillo, PhD

Elizabeth A. Castillo is an Assistant Professor of Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies at Arizona State University. She earned a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego after a 20-year career managing social enterprise organizations. She is an avid hiker and nature photographer. Connect with her on Twitter at @eac_asu