People, Work & Organization

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About Course

People are the most valuable asset of any profession, yet the most unpredictable, and the most challenging asset to manage. Managing people can be critical to the health of any organization; most managers don’t get the training they need to make good management decisions. This course will enable students to reflect on what makes a successful manager and the importance of leadership and effective resource management to operations,  identify and implement strategies to increase their effectiveness in delivering the organization’s vision.

What Will You Learn?

  • Upon completing this course, students should be able to:
  • Explain the principles and strategies of managing people and apply the skills to achieve a healthier outcome
  • Consider and adjust their management and communication styles to different people situations
  • Assess the strengths and identify development opportunities related to the style students currently manage
  • Listen and build relationships more

Course Content

Lecture 1: Course Introduction
This week we are looking at Interpersonal Dynamics of managing people. We will review the course expectations and the syllabus.

  • Interpersonal Dynamics Course & Syllabus Review
  • Introduction to Interpersonal Dynamics Video
    08:07
  • Assignments- Say Hello!

Lecture 2: The principle of managing people
This week we are looking at the key principles when managing people.

Lecture 3: The strategy of managing people
This week we are looking at the strategies of managing people.

Lecture 4: Leadership Styles
This week we are looking at the different leadership styles for managers.

Leacture 5: Management Styles
This week we are looking at the management styles that can be effective to accomplish organizational objectives.

Lecture 6: Communication styles for Managers
This week we are looking at communication styles for managers and how to utilize it effectively.

Lecture 7: Leadership and Decision Making
This week we are looking at how leadership impacts decision making.

Lecture 8: Key Interpersonal Skills
This week we are looking at key interpersonal skills for effective managers.

Lecture 9: Obstacles to Effective Interpersonal Communcation
This week we are looking at some of the obstacles that stand in the way of effective interpersonal commuication.

Lecture 10: Management Behaviors
This week we are looking at the 51 behaviors effective managers engage in for successful management of people.

Lecture 11: Management Motivation
This week we are looking at the motivation behind a manager's effective managing.

Lecture 12: Critical Roles or Skills for Managing
This week we are looking at the critical skills or roles one must possess or train for to manage effectively.

Lecture 13: The Experiential Learning Model
This week we are looking at the Kolb experiential learning module.

Lecture 14: Rules to Effective Management
This week we are looking at the 10 golden rules to effective management.

Lecture 15: Final Course Assessment
This week we are looking at finishing up any assignments and completing the course assessment.

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