management process | management functions | project teams | communication principles | decision-making process

SHORT COURSES : MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY DEVELOPMENT

MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS

AIM OF THE MODULE:

Learners who successfully complete this module will gain an understanding of management functions (e.g. planning, organising, leading and controlling) in the organisation which they will be able to apply as managers in small businesses or junior managers in larger organisations with several business units. In this context a business unit is a small business, cost centre, section, or department. The course is aimed at developing the first level of management in an organisation and it provides an introduction to management for small or micro business owners, team leaders, supervisors, section heads, and first line managers in large organisations.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

On completion of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Explain the activities of the management process
  • Manage in a changing environment
  • Bring together small project teams
  • Apply communication principles
  • Use a decision-making process to make management decisions
  • Describe the management activities required to run a small business

Management and supervisory development courses are available for established businesses that require career and personal development for their employees. These courses provide participants with a better understanding of the dynamics that drive successful businesses.