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Introduction to Management: Analysis & Strategies

This free online course will introduce you to management analysis and strategies to boost your managerial career.

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This free online management course introduces you to management analysis and strategies. You will study the principles of management, a range of modern management strategies, and useful tools for internal analysis and planning. Leading an organization on its road to success is not an easy task. Start this free online course today and introduce yourself to the skills and knowledge that you'll need to be a top-notch manager.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Modules

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 an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate 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 Certificates 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 Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, 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 Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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