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Management Training

If you're thinking of starting a business or pursuing an MBA, learn the essentials here. The Management Training Online course is perfect for business owners, entrepreneurs, and anyone who wants to learn the basics of business and management. The Management Training Online course consists of 12 separate modules geared to provide you with the vital information you need. You'll gain an understanding of financial and accounting terms, successful negotiation strategies for most environments, the marketing process, employment law, compliance and regulatory requirements, and licensing, permits, and taxes. You'll also learn about the seven management disciplines that are essential to success.

Upon registering, you're given six months to complete the course. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. To learn more about PDUs and how they may fit into your continuing education needs, please visit pmi.org. 

6 Months / 360 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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Gateway Community College

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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES406

What You Will Learn
  • Understand financial and accounting terms
  • Know the entire marketing process, including the roles of ethics and technology
  • Develop basic practical and managerial skills
  • Explore important topics in running operations in accord with legal requirements
  • Learn about how taxes affect you, whether your business is a sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation
  • Understand the process of negotiating, evaluate negotiation styles, and consider successful negotiation strategies for most environments
  • Know the seven management disciplines essential to business success
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 360 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Develop communication skills that will allow you to thrive in a professional environment
  • Explore your abilities as a leader and learn how to masterfully manage people and projects
  • Gain an understanding of legal and financial best regulations so as to better manage your team
  • Set yourself apart from competitors by receiving management training

Outline

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Financial and Marketing Management

Learn the basics of how to succeed as a manager, including financial and accounting strategy. Discuss the importance of financial statements and balance sheets. You’ll also cover popular marketing tactics, learning how to create marketing goals and implement them.

Operations

Understand how to create and interpret a business model. You’ll review strategic planning models, learn how to create strategic alternatives, and more. During this section of the course, you’ll also cover legal issues to be aware of as a manager. These legalities include agency and employment, torts, liability, and intellectual property laws.

Contracts and Taxes

Master an understanding of the legal aspects of contracts. Learn how to define, create, and follow through with a contract. Move on to understanding basic tax issues such as income and expenses, depreciation, property dispositions, types of entities, tax returns, and more.

Organizational Development and Negotiations

Learn how to create a positive company culture and how to keep employees engaged. Understand the different types of culture and personality that come together to create a successful working environment. Move on to discussing negotiation strategies. You’ll understand the fundamental steps, tools, and types of negotiations. 

Best Practices and Decision Making

Explore business best practices, including how to have powerful discussions and use resources within an office setting. You’ll also learn about what makes a good leader, where you can expect to cover topics like leadership theories and accountability.

Project Management and Disciplines

Work through the process of project management to understand the most productive ways to track, manage, and execute a project. Next, you’ll understand the different resources that will enable your company to run smoothly such as a human resource department, technology, and marketing efforts.

Details
  1. Financial and Accounting Management
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Importance of Financial Statements
    3. The Balance Sheet
    4. The Income Statement
    5. Statement of Cash Flows
    6. Financial Ratios
    7. Conclusion
  2. Marketing Management
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Marketing Goals
    3. The Marketing Plan
    4. The Marketing Mix
    5. The Marketing Budget
    6. Marketing Implementation
    7. Technology and Marketing
    8. Summary
  3. Strategic Management in Operations
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Definitions and Business Models
    3. Categories of Strategies
    4. Strategic Planning Models
    5. Creating Strategic Alternatives
    6. Implementation
    7. Conclusion
  4. Legal Issues in Operations
    1. Introduction
    2. Sources of Law
    3. Agency and Employment Law
    4. Torts Law
    5. Sales and Products Liability
    6. Intellectual Property
    7. Ethics
    8. Summary
  5. Legal Aspects of Contracts
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. What is a Contract?
    3. Elements of a Contract
    4. Duties and Obligations
    5. What is the Deal?
    6. Legal Representation
    7. Good Faith and Conclusion
  6. Tax Issues
    1. Introduction
    2. Methods of Accounting
    3. Income and Expenses
    4. Depreciation
    5. Property Dispositions
    6. Types of Entities and Tax Returns
    7. Summary
  7. Organizational Development and Change
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. The Culture of an Organization
    3. Types of Culture
    4. Organizational Change
    5. The Human Side of Change and Resistance
    6. Summary
  8. Negotiating Strategies
    1. Introduction
    2. Steps in Negotiating
    3. Tools in Negotiating
    4. Types of Negotiations
    5. Personality Types
    6. Preparing for Negotiations
    7. BATNA and Summary
  9. Business Best Practices
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Definitions
    3. Questions for Discussion
    4. Benchmarking
    5. Resources
    6. Understanding the Process
    7. Conclusion
  10. Organization Leadership and Decision Making
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. What Is a Leader?
    3. Sources of Power in Leadership
    4. Leadership Theories
    5. Transformational Leaders
    6. Decision Making and Empowerment
    7. Accountability
    8. Summary
  11. Project Management for Executives
    1. Modern Project Management
    2. Project Management Context
    3. Project Management Life Cycle
    4. Successful Project Managers
    5. Project Management Methodology
    6. Project Management Processes and Practices
  12. Seven Management Disciplines
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Strategy Management
    3. Human Resource Management
    4. Technology Management
    5. Production and Operations Management
    6. Sales and Marketing Management
    7. Financial Management
    8. Risk Management
    9. Summary
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Instructors & Support

Katrina McBride

Katrina McBride's career reflects extensive experience in organizational leadership, marketing strategies, and market development in multi-national corporate environments. Her leadership abilities have been utilized to develop new programs and functional areas. In director-level positions for Nortel Networks, she led strategy for competitive intelligence, emerging markets, and lead generation. McBride holds an M.A. in organizational management and a B.S. in psychology.

Katherine Squires Pang

Katherine Squires Pang, J.D., LL.M., M.Ed has practiced law with since 1983. She has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, and has been an adjunct faculty member of many universities, including New York University and the University of California, Irvine. She received her B.A. in 1980 from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School in 1982, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School in 1983, and her M.Ed from the University of Texas in 2001.

Jerry L. Partridge

Jerry L. Partridge is a Certified Project Management Professional with experience as a project and program manager for a major retail organization. He is a certified instructor for IBM project management courses and hosts university seminars for project managers seeking certification. He has worked extensively with the Project Management Institute, previously leading a team that developed a practice standard for Earned Value Management Systems and volunteering as a subject matter expert for an update to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Partridge holds a Master of Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University.

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Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, be comfortable navigating the Internet and using e-mail, and have an understanding of a word-processing program (such as Word). This course is intended for anyone interested in developing their management skills.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word is recommended.
  • Apple QuickTime.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment: 

  • Applied Strategic Planning
  • Managing by the Numbers
  • The Essentials of Negotiation

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FAQs

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are online, so you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

No.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

How can I get more information about this course?

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