Managing and managing people

Managing and managing people

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 8 hours study time

  • Business, consulting and management

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of management. We will be looking at a range of topics, including what managers do, what skills they require and how you can develop as a manager.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand what is meant by management and managerial effectiveness.
  2. Identify the roles which are fulfilled while working as a manager.
  3. Identify managerial activities that contribute to managerial effectiveness.
  4. Identify a cause of stress in managerial life from a range covering mismatches between capabilites and role, player-manager tension and everyday stressors.
  5. Understand time pressures and the need for time management.