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Introduction to Management: Analysis & Strategies

Operations
Free Course
Leading an organization on its road to success is not an easy task. It requires special managerial knowledge and skills in the areas of planning, organizing, and controlling. The free online Management Analysis and Strategies course will introduce you to principles of management that will make it much easier to run your business, a range of modern management strategies, and some really useful tools for internal analysis and planning.
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  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course will first introduce you to SWOT analysis, a strategic planning technique that will help you in identifying your organization's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in relation to business competition or project planning. You will also cover the VRIO framework which will be useful in analyzing your firm’s internal resources and capabilities to find out if they can be a source of sustained competitive advantage.

Next, you will study PESTEL analysis, which is a framework that you can use to analyse and monitor the macro-environmental or external marketing environmental factors that have an impact on your organisation. You will then study important kinds of strategies such as differentiation, focus strategy, and customer intimacy strategy. You will also cover Management by Objectives and group goals as well as financial and non-financial controls.

Learning about the different types of managers and management strategies will help you better execute your role in your company or organization. By applying the analytical and strategic management methods taught in this online strategy and analysis course, you will develop both your team, your output, and your own professional skills, all of which are excellent opportunities for growth and promotion. So, have a look at the course today and start learn some great management theories and tactics in just a few hours.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Describe who managers are and about the nature of their work.
  • Explain why you should care about leadership, entrepreneurship, and strategy.
  • Describe the dimensions of the planning-organizing-leading-controlling (P-O-L-C) framework.
  • Discuss how economic performance feeds social and environmental performance.
  • Describe what performance means at the individual and group levels.
  • Create your survivor’s guide to learning and developing principles of management.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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    Course Reviews

    Julius U.
    2 years ago
    NG
    Julius U.

    Highly educative and informative. This is very relevant to business owners and professionals in management and business consultation.

    Hugh Y.
    2 years ago
    JM
    Hugh Y.

    Very interesting

    Daniel P.
    2 years ago
    NG
    Daniel P.

    wow thank you Jesus for the grace and strength to finish this course

    Odumade M.
    2 years ago
    NG
    Odumade M.

    Brain Tasking course for a business minded personality ,I will surely introduce a whole lot of my friends to participate.

    Nishant K.
    2 years ago
    IE
    Nishant K.

    This is an awesome exercise. You can actually read and understand the concepts in a structured manner. Highly recommened for readers or learners who are seeking opportunities as Business Analysts

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