Leadership Skills in Business
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Being an entrepreneur requires a great sense of responsibility and an awareness of what your main priorities should be. This course will begin by teaching you the three critical duties of a business owner. The course will then cover the three main types of organizations business leaders deal with, namely the sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporations. You will also learn about the four stages of organizational growth, how to recruit employees, how to conduct an interview, and why you should treat employees as assets.
Once a team of employees has been built, a good entrepreneur needs to manage them efficiently. With this course, you will learn the importance of staff training and appraisal as well as how to give and receive feedback. Do you know how to determine employee salaries? Don't worry. This course will teach you the four steps in determining staff pay. You will also learn the four disciplines of business ethics as well as the most important corporate responsibilities.
They say that the difference between a boss and a leader is that a boss says "Go!" while a leader says "Let's go!" With this course, you will learn everything you need to know to become a successful and effective entrepreneur with a team that will follow your lead. These leadership skills will not only help you grow, but your employees as well. So, check out the course and start climbing the ladder to success!Start Course Now
Leading an Entrepreneurial Venture
Three critical duties of business owners
Types of Organizations
Organizational Structure Case Study
Four stages of organizational growth
Selecting Your Team
Managing Your Team - Staff Training and Appraisal
Benefits of Training
Giving and Receiving Feedback
Managing Your Team - Job Design and Staff Pay
Leadership in Business Assessment
Upon completion of this course you will improve your leadership skills by learning about different types of organisations and the four stages of organisational growth. You will gain a good knowledge of recruitment methods and of successful ways to manage your employees. This course will help you to understand corporate responsibility and the four important disciplines of business ethics.
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Not all leaders are born, most of them are trained. If you need some guidance along the way to becoming an effective leader, then Alison's free online courses will be of great help to you. You could start with courses like the Leadership Skills in Business course, or the What Great Leaders Do course. These high quality courses are sure to help you become a better leader. Start learning, today.
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