Effective management is essential for all teams and organizations to accomplish their goals. But all too often, managers today just don’t have the tools or processes to get the job done efficiently.
With the online Becoming a Better Manager course designed by Harvard Business School you will learn to identify, analyze, design, and influence critical organizational processes as a means of getting work done and achieving results.
Working through real-world challenges faced by managers across a variety of industries, you’ll focus on four of the most essential processes for managers: decision-making, implementation, organizational learning, and change management.
Whether you’re new to management, a seasoned manager, or somewhere in-between, by choosing this HBX program you’ll come away with tangible tools and techniques that you can readily apply in your organization to deliver on time, on budget, and at the highest quality.
Participants in Becoming a Better Manager are eligible for a Certificate of Completion from HBX and Harvard Business School. To earn the certificate, you must successfully complete all coursework by the stated deadlines and actively contribute to the vibrant HBX learning community.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
It is free to apply and applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so early application is encouraged.
30 to 35 hours of material, delivered over an eight week period.
Becoming a Better Manager consists of 30 to 35 hours of material, developed by David Garvin and stewarded by Joseph Fuller, delivered over an eight week period with a flexible program structure.
You complete the coursework, which consists of a highly-engaging mix of short videos, multimedia cases, interactive learning exercises, and written reflections, on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.
Three group exercises, including two decision-making simulations and a capstone assignment, are also required for course completion. All course material is delivered through the innovative HBX online platform.
Topics covered in the program include:
Becoming a Better Manager is intended for individuals at all stages of their careers who would like to gain the tools and techniques necessary to become an effective manager. While people management experience is not necessary, experience with complex organizational projects and activities involving groups or teams is expected.
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Schedule IELTS
Successful applicants will have an undergraduate degree, exposure to complex organizational processes as outlined above, and demonstrate a desire to contribute to the vibrant HBX learning community.
Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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