Module in Business and People Management

This module will provide you with the most up to do date information about managing and leading people. Participants will learn principles of people management and how to apply them to their business or team. Specific topics will include managing conflict, leading through change and methods for conflict resolution. Completing this module will provide participants with tools and techniques they can immediately apply to their work place.

This module includes four courses each taught by an experienced faculty member or local business leader. Here is a description of each course:

Leadership: In today's business environment, marked by rapid change and hyper-competition, effective leadership often makes the difference between success and failure. Students will examine the different roles and characteristics of a leader, as well as the impact of leadership on an organization. Students will also examine their own leadership skills and identify ways to develop their personal style.

Managing People: The essence of an organization is its workforce-employees must effectively work together to produce positive outcomes. This course provides an overview of Organizational Behavior and the various methods of managing individuals, teams and organizations to elicit consistent, high levels of performance.

Conflict Resolution: Leaders often spend a significant amount of their time dealing with conflict and its consequences. People deal with conflict in various ways, but the most effective conflict management tool, at least potentially, is to negotiate. This course will enhance your ability to negotiate deals, settle disputes and make team based decisions.

Change and Transformation: Change in organizations is unavoidable. We can allow it to happen to us, or we can embrace it. Successful organizations make innovation and evaluation a consistent part of their culture. Because change is a process, it can be managed through effective leadership. This course provides insights into change management theory and application.

These are hybrid classes. Access to the online component is available two weeks prior to the in-person meet dates. You should anticipate spending two hours per class in online preparation before the in-person meet dates, plus two hours per class for online follow up.

Please note, requests to drop classes and receive refunds must be submitted no later than one week prior to the in person class session. Please see website for all other policies regarding withdrawing from the class.

Register for all four modules in order to receive a bundle price of $4676.40

There are no scheduled sessions at this time. Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

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