Course Overview

Any person who wants to be a manager needs to build on effective management and supervisory skills to achieve desired results. Likewise, as change occurs rapidly in the world of work, existing managers and those who intend to advance in a management position need to update their skills to avoid mismatch between people and posts.

The Management Skills Course we offer is perfect whether you are an aspiring, new, or even long-time manager, supervisor, or team leader. The course gives emphasis on management self-development, effective goal setting, communication, delegation, negotiation and motivation, risk management, and building effective relationships with employees and stakeholders.

Management is both a demanding and rewarding profession. However, before you become effective at it, you first need to master new skills and polish up poor ones. This is the area where our Management Skills course can help you with.

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access to quality course content and materials for 12 weeks
  • Seamless compatibility across all devices and browsers
  • End of module assessments to test your knowledge of the covered topics
  • Access to dedicated online support throughout course duration
Course Duration

To provide maximum flexibility, there is no specific deadline of completion for this course. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go. Take note that the aforementioned learning hours is just an estimate. The duration to complete the entire course still depends on your learning pace. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go.

Course Certification

Upon completing the Management Skills Course, you will receive a certificate of completion from Skills on Projects. This certificate will be in PDF format and will be sent to the email address you have used on sign up. No additional fee will be charged to secure this certification. Use it to boost your CV and display your competency as a well-rounded leader.

Course Outline
  • Module 1: The Fundamentals of management
    • Fast Facts on Management
    • Management Process
    • Management Theories and Principles
  • Module 2: Management Skills and Competencies
    • On Management Skills
    • On Managerial Competencies
  • Module 3: Management and Business
    • Management Key Features
    • Management Levels
    • Business Organizations: Sole Proprietorship
    • Business Organizations: General Partnership
    • Business Organizations: Limited Partnership
    • Business Organizations: Corporation
  • Module 4: Responsibility Centers
    • Responsibility Centers: An Overview
    • Cost Centers
    • Main Cost Centers
    • Revenue Centers
    • Main Revenue Centers
    • Business Analysis
  • Module 5: Organizational Structures
    • Understanding Organizational Structures
    • Functional Structure
    • Matrix Structures
    • Project Team Structure
    • Management Function
    • Resources in Organizational Structures
  • Module 6: Functional Areas
    • Functional Areas: An Overview
    • Human Resources
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Administration
    • Information Technology (IT)
    • Sales and Marketing
    • Research and Development (R&D)
    • Cross-Functional Team Structure
    • Cross-Functional Teams and Business Analysis
  • Module 7: Basics of Planning
    • Planning: An Overview
    • Planning Steps
    • Planning Process
  • Module 8: Types of Planning
    • Types of Planning: An Overview
    • Strategic Planning
    • Strategic Planning Process
  • Module 9: Resource Planning
    • On Resources
    • Resource Planning
    • Cost Planning
    • Methods of Cost Estimation
  • Module 10: Time Planning
    • On Planning Time
    • Methods of Time Estimation
    • Activity Sequencing Tools
    • Arrow Diagramming Method
  • Module 11: More Time Planning Tools
    • Project Activity Bar Charts
    • Critical Path Method (CPM)
    • Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
    • Activity Duration Estimation Tools
  • Module 12: Basics of Organizing
    • Organizing: An Overview
    • Why Organize?
    • Delegation
    • Crisis Management
    • Knowing What Steals Your Time
    • Procrastination
    • Other Time Stealers
  • Module 13: Time Management
    • Time Management: An Overview
    • Time Planning
    • Goals: Delineation and Prioritization
    • Time Ascertainment
    • Decision Making
    • Working in Teams/Groups
    • Plan Scheduling
    • Self-Motivation
    • Plan Review
  • Module 14: Looking After Your Time
    • Self-Systematization: CANDO or 5S
    • Other Time Management Aspects
    • Time Management Tools
  • Module 15: Basics of Staffing
    • Staffing: An Overview
    • Staffing Process
    • Team Building
  • Module 16: Team Management
    • On Managing a Team
    • The Project Manager and Team Management
    • Conflict Management
  • Module 17: On Measuring Business Performance
    • What You Need to Know about KPI
    • Why Use KPI?
    • The Business and KPI
    • The KPI Application
  • Module 18: A Deeper Look into KPIs
    • The KPI Prerequisites
    • Finding the Right KPI for You
    • On Benchmarking
  • Module 19: On Motivation and Productivity Analysis
    • To Be Great, Motivate
    • Analyzing Productivity and Efficiency
  • Module 20: More on Business Processes—BPIs and BPRs
    • BPI and BPR: An Overview
    • Business Process Improvement (BPI)
    • Business Process Redesign (BPR)
  • Module 21: Basics of Reporting
    • Reporting: An Overview
    • Report Planning
    • Report Writing
    • Other Report Writing Guidelines
  • Module 22: Report Formats—Formal Report
    • Report Formats: An Overview
    • Formal Report Format
  • Module 23: Report Formats—Memo Format
    • Memo Format: An Overview
    • Pre-Writing Considerations
    • Memo Format
    • Memo Writing
    • Memo Writing Tips
  • Module 24: What It Takes to be a Great Manager
    • The Great Manager
    • Time Management Skills

Minimum Technological Requirements

Device and Browser

Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.

Pen and Paper

Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.

Internet Access

To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.

Looking to Develop or Upgrade Your Management Skills?

Our Management Skills Course is all you’ll need to gain or brush up on your personal and professional management skills that will make you a competitive leader. Enrol now!

Price: $299