The aim of this course is to help students understand the difference between the function of a manager and the role of a leader. Students will consider the characteristics, behaviors and traits which support effective management and leadership. In addition, this course will introduce the concept of operations as both a function and a process which all organisations must adopt to conduct business. Students will be introduced to contemporary and historical theories and concepts which will support their learning for this course.
On successful completion of this course students will have developed sufficient knowledge and understanding of how management and operations make a positive, efficient and effective contribution to an organisation at a junior level. This could be in the role of a team leader or managing a specific aspect of an operation function and/or process.
Underpinning all aspects of the content for this course you will consider topics under two broad headings: management and operations.
Based on course settings, students might be requested to fill in an application and provide us with correct information about themselves before being able to proceed with the course (the application is online).
We will contact you by email if we need more details after submitting your application.
After approval, you can proceed with payment and start the course.
Materials are organized under different lessons. The lessons consist of self-study contents including reading-texts, practical activity, assignment and quizzes in which students can engage and learn.
The course has supervisors and instructors; they are available online to support students by answering their questions or explain different topics to them. This will be managed under discussion section, forums, direct contact or by online meetings.
When student successfully completes all lessons, quizzes and pass assignment, he/she will be offered a certificate.
The Course is available as an individual or under Pearson Qualifications (HNC/HND) in Business. The price will be updated based on the selected option. The individual course fee is higher because Awarding Organization has additional fees for individual enrollment. At the same time, a discount will be automatically added when you order HNC/HND in Business or if you’re already enrolled under these qualifications.
Courses awarded under Next Gates have no discount, and the fee is already reduced. * Note that prices don’t include VAT. It might be added at checkout based on your location.
Discovering the Difference Between a Leader and a Manager
Introduction to Management
Understanding the Historical Theories of Management (Part 1)
Understanding the Historical Theories of Management (Part 2)
Understanding the Historical Theories of Management (Part 3)
Understanding the Modern Theories of Management
Important Theories of Leadership
Transformational Versus Transactional Leadership
Hard and Soft Management Skills
Management by Objectives (MBO) System
Quality Initiatives in Process Improvement (Part 1)
Quality Initiatives in Process Improvement (Part 2)