Managing People from a Global Perspective

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In this business and management course, you will learn how to achieve organisational success through positive and growth focused employee management. You will learn current strategies for managing people in a complex, volatile global context. Starting with the basics of achieving optimal team success and the importance of managing both task and process. You will also focus on the characteristics found among high performing teams, as well as characteristics needed for success in exceptional genius/virtuoso, virtual and multicultural teams. You will also examine how to shape others’ behaviours in a global environment via basics of operant conditioning, the “3 Rs” and reward design.

Additionally, the course explores the concept of culture as applied to organisational and location-based perspectives. You will examine personal experiences of workplace change, concepts and strategies for overcoming resistance and managing change. Relating in a multicultural environment, you will also explore strategies for balancing generosity and productivity, as well as how to avert, evaluate and overcome conflict among employees.

Associated Programmes: International Business Management MicroMasters® Programme

The International Business Management MicroMasters® Programme is comprised of the following courses:

Managing People from a Global Perspective
Learn people management practices and human resource toolsets to build high-performing cross-cultural and global teams.
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Communicating in a Global Context
Learn how cultural differences impact business communication and gain hands on experience to enhance your international managerial communication skills.
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States and Markets in the Global Economy
Learn to predict financial crises, handle unfair trade practices and minimise risks when investing in emerging economies.
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Global Marketing Strategy
Understand how to assess global market opportunities and challenges while developing successful global marketing strategies.
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  • Start Date
    15 January 2019
  • Programme duration
    6 weeks
  • Estimated effort
    10 to 12 hours per week
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  • Best management practices for today’s global business environment
  • How to build and maintain top-notch teams
  • How to raise the performance bar through coaching, goals and tools
  • How to apply grounding concepts and strategies for observing and reading culture
  • How to graph the relationship between workplace generosity and productivity