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Overview

The programme

People are the most valuable asset of any business, but they are also the most unpredictable, and the most difficult asset to manage. And although managing people well is critical to the health of any organization, most managers don't get the training they need to make good management decisions. 

Now, award-winning authors and renowned management Professors Mike Useem and Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School have designed this course to introduce you to the key elements of managing people. Based on their popular course at Wharton, this Managing Social and Human Capital offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania will teach you how to motivate individual performance and design reward systems, how to design jobs and organize work for high performance, how to make good and timely management decisions, and how to design and change your organization’s architecture. 

By the end of this course, you'll have developed the skills you need to start motivating, organizing, and rewarding people in your organization so that you can thrive as a business and as a social organization.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Motivation and Reward
  • Tasks, Jobs and Systems of Work
  • Making Good and Timely Management Decisions
  • Designing and Changing the Organization's Architecture

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. 

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