Learn concepts and methods that integrate previous training in functional areas of management. You will understand the total firm perspective and ways top managers create and sustain competitive advantage in today's challenging global marketplace.
Learn how to manage people, group processes and organizational design. Theories and research are applied to developing managerial skills in motivation and leadership, with an understanding of diversity, organizational culture and structure.
Understand the process of strategic decision making by identifying issues that impede and improve decision success, and examining a range of contextual factors that influence the decision process.
Identify the human resource management functions all managers perform as you explore human resource activity design, administration and evaluation. You’ll also review needs assessment, program implementation and evaluation, information management and decision support, and international human resource management.
Learn how to assess the knowledge, skills and abilities within an organization. This enables you to match future employee skill needs with appropriate learning strategies as well as link employee knowledge, skills and abilities with overall organizational strategies.
Understand management challenges and roles in a multinational business. Explore strategic planning in global firms, managing people in international organizations, leadership and the future of international management.
Learn negotiation strategy, negotiation preparation, buyer-supplier relationship assessment, international negotiations and negotiation simulation.
Develop your leadership and team development abilities through evidence-based management, readings and laboratory application.
Review factors that enhance and diminish ethical behavior in an organization, including the ethical dimensions of decision making, the nature of business ethics and the difference between ethical and legal behavior.
Explore legal issues, measurement, reliability, and validity, job analysis, performance assessment, and recruitment.
Analyze and manage the change process in organizations. Learn about micro- and macro-organizational interventions.
Discover the management strategy behind multi-business firms, conglomerates and business groups. Topics will focus on mergers and acquisitions, firm scope, strategic alliances, corporate governance and strategic leadership.
How do you manage human resources to realize an organization’s goals and mission? Learn strategies for employee recruitment and development, performance management, succession planning and retention, career management and leadership development.
Explore how organizations can benefit from differences in ethnicity, age, tenure, education and more. You’ll also discover some of the challenges that may arise and learn techniques to manage conflict.
Learn how to apply compensation principles to organizational objectives and strategically use compensation systems to attract, motivate and retain employees. You’ll also discover the managerial aspects of paying employees at all organizational levels.
Analyze how your organization manages people, group processes and organizational design. You’ll have the opportunity to review various aspects of your organization’s processes related to the management of people and suggest a plan to improve process effectiveness related to motivation, diversity, leadership, group performance and culture.
Perform a supervised analysis of your employing organization, by interviewing the CEO or other visible leader. Then assess the correspondence between the leader's vision and concepts presented in the program.