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Managing People is a Course

Managing People

Self-paced
0.5 credits

$375 Enroll

Full course description


Duration:
On-Demand

Commitment:
5 Hours

Location:
Online

Course Type:
Self-Paced

Credential:
0.5 CEUs

Course Description

To be successful and move ahead in his or her career, a manager must understand how to manage people, including motivating workers and coordinating their activities. This course will explain how the goals, empowerment, measurement system of management can be employed and how organization structures differ. The course will also cover the difficulty of discipline while trying to maintain productivity and momentum.

Key Features:

  • Mobile-friendly
  • Audio-enabled
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Real-world case studies
  • Fully accessible
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Expert-supported
  • Video content

Estimated time to complete: 5 hours

This course includes an “Ask the Expert” feature. You can use this feature to submit questions about the course content. A subject matter expert will provide guidance or point you to additional resources for the topics you’re studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs.

Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how managers must handle people--subordinates, peers, superiors, and customers--to achieve goals
  • Explain how delegation is a key tool for managing
  • Discuss the role of emotional intelligence (EI) in managing
  • Understand your own attitudes toward empowering management
  • Describe the major organizational structures and the differences between them
  • Explain the different factors that motivate workers and how a manager can use them to improve employee performance
  • Identify the defining characteristics, benefits, and unique challenges of empowered teams
  • Explain how coaching employees is a vital part of managing in any organization
  • Discuss the challenges of discipline and how a manager should deal with such situations

Course Instructor


Tze-Yiu Yong

Tze-Yiu Yong has over 25 years of professional experience as an engineer, manager and project manager in the areas of high tech, healthcare, machine learning and academia. He has managed projects in all functions of the organization including R&D, operations, IT and marketing, and he currently works as a project manager at Oregon State University. Here he drives programs related to student recruitment and retention, online learning, and student success analytics. Passionate about raising the awareness of the necessity of project managers, he also currently serves as the Vice President of Marketing for a regional chapter of the Project Management Institute in Oregon where he calls home.