Management Essentials, Certificate | Part time online | Harvard Business School Online | United States
2 months
1750 USD/full
1750 USD/full
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The Management Essentials course from Harvard Business School Online provides the real-world tools and strategies needed to excel in decision-making, implementation, organizational learning, and change management.


What you'll learn on the Management Essentials course from Harvard Business School Online:

  • Design, direct, and shape organizational processes to your advantage
  • Influence the context and environment in which decisions get made
  • Implement strategies, plans, and projects on time, on budget, and at the highest quality
  • Spearhead learning initiatives that enable your organization to improve and innovate
  • Manage and lead change in organizations of varying sizes

Who Will Benefit

  • Newly Appointed Managers

Whether you’re managing people, products, or projects, gain the skills you need to succeed from day one.

  • Seasoned Managers

Elevate your management skills by applying insights from Harvard Business School faculty and expert practitioners.

  • Aspiring Managers

Start preparing for a future managerial role through access to best-in-class tools and frameworks.

Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by seasoned managers across a variety of industries, including Kevin Sharer, former CEO of Amgen Pharmaceuticals; Meghan Joyce, regional manager for Uber’s East Coast Operations; and Mina Hsiang, healthcare lead for the United States Digital Service. Step into their shoes and wrestle with the same issues they faced, while engaging with fellow learners from around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A Process Perspective on Management
  • Shaping the Decision-Making Process
  • Implementing for the Present and Learning for the Future
  • Managing and Leading Change

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The easy online application is free, and no special documentation is required. 
  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, proficient in English, and committed to learning and engaging with fellow participants throughout the course. 
  • We confirm enrollment eligibility within one week of your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    1750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD for the full programme during 2 months.


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