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Business Management - Creating Great Teams (Year 1)


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Full program description




10 Hours





Welcome PayPal Learners! Congratulations on your new educational endeavor. You’re a big factor in PayPal’s success, and we want to be a factor in yours by offering programs like this one. We’re excited you’re taking advantage of this opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge and look forward to seeing you apply what you learn.

Learn how to create great teams as a business manager:

This four-course team-focused series not only investigates the importance of teamwork and communication, it gives you the opportunity to create your own style of modern leadership! Analyze your team to determine what kind of situations would require the application of business management, teamwork and motivation to steer your team toward success.

Business management online:

This bundle includes four team-centered, business management courses:

  1. An Introduction to Management: Gain insight into the principles of effective management and understanding of the different types and roles of managers. Learn what makes great companies great.
  2. Teamwork and Communication: Explore the aspects that make teamwork vital to business success.
  3. Motivating Employees: Learn how you can help teams of employees stay motivated and therefore be successful.
  4. Modern Leadership: Learn key concepts that set the foundation for great leadership. You don't have to be a boss to be a leader, and this course will show you why.

Team-centered business management for anyone:

This series of business management online courses is applicable to anyone seeking to improve their leadership abilities, or entrepreneurs entering the field for the first time. Refresh your team building acumen, or begin your understanding of creating great teams!

What you'll receive:

A badge that you can place on your LinkedIn account to signify your advanced business ethics skills.

Meet the instructors

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

Andi Hess, PhD

Andi Hess is the director of the Interdisciplinary Translation and Integration Sciences Initiative at Arizona State University, which aims to help research teams across the university bridge disciplinary gaps. Her research focuses on the Science of Team Science and Interdisciplinary Translation, a process of actively facilitating the exchange of knowledge across disciplinary languages in team research settings. Prior to returning to academia, she held a variety of leadership roles in retail management and corporate training, including working as a Productivity Consultant with FranklinCovey, coaching people on how to set and reach their goals. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Network for the Science of Team Science (INSciTS) and teaches courses in Interdisciplinary Studies and Organizational Leadership at ASU.

George Love, PhD

Dr. George Love brings over 20 years of experience as a practicing leader and has experience as both a manager and director in modern organizational settings. During his career he was deeply involved with development operational practices and applications for what was, at one time, the largest provider of online higher education in the United States. His history of research is around issues influencing organizational commitment and he has taught courses on leadership and organizational behavior since 2001.

Dr. Mai P. Trinh

Dr. Mai P. Trinh joined Arizona State University as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts in August 2016. She is an expert in leadership development, group dynamics, experiential learning, complex dynamic systems, and adaptability.