The primary challenge of managers is to get things done effectively and efficiently with and through people. This course introduces the four universal functions of management known as Planning, Organizing, Leading and Controlling (POLC) to help managers in their job. Analyzing and forecasting are also important tools of planning and the course introduces different techniques such as environmental scanning, budgeting, and breakeven analysis.
This course uses an interactive and cooperative learning methodology by integrating a variety of learning techniques such as lectures, participants-led presentations, individual and group activities and exercises, self assessment tools, role plays, case analysis and video discussions.
Anyone within the organization whether they are staﬀ, department head, manager or supervisor who need to develop their ability to plan, organize, control and achieve their goals and objectives on time and within the expected quality standards.
The competencies targeted in this course are: