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Bronx Community College

Business Management and Organizational Leadership with CAPM

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Overview / Abstract:

Today’s managers need to be equipped with the right skills to deal with the growing number of challenges facing them, including dealing with the competition, coping with ethical dilemmas, identifying and hiring talent, managing diversity, building sustainability, and adapting to the latest technology. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of management, with a focus on the characteristics of successful managers, manager development, and the importance of critical thinking in management. Using a theoretical approach, this course will encourage students to define effective management and identify the strategies necessary to be successful business managers. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to begin working as business managers.

Offering a straightforward introduction to the basic principles of leadership, this course provides students with practical strategies for becoming more effective leaders in organizational settings and in their own lives. Using leadership theory and practical activities, this course will provide a comprehensive overview of the basics of leadership in an understandable, student-centered format. Each section of this course will focus on a fundamental aspect of leadership, discuss how it can be applied in real leadership situations, and provide relevant profiles of leaders. The course will utilize applied activities such as case studies, self-assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets to help the student further explore leadership concepts and real-world applications.

Organizational and Behavioral Leadership Objectives:

Define leadership and explain the evolution of the concept of leadership
Identify the different traits of leaders
Describe how to engage people’s strengths through the leadership process
Define the three types of leadership: the authoritarian, democratic, and laissez-faire styles, and develop an individual leadership style and philosophy
Describe the strategies used to attend to both tasks and relationships as part of the leadership process
Describe the importance of developing leadership skills, and identify common leadership skills that improve effectiveness
Describe the process of developing a workable vision within any context of leadership
Identify the strategies used to establish a constructive climate, manage conflict, and overcome obstacles
This course will provide entry-level project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a required credential in the field. This comprehensive course will use learning activities, practice exams, and assignments to help students prepare for, and successfully complete, the CAPM exam.

Certified Associate in Project Management Exam Prep Objectives:

Describe the importance of project management, organizational project management maturity and the CAPM® certification process
Identify the nine knowledge areas of PMI’s Guide to the PMBOK®
Describe the project management process from start to finish
Identify the 44 key processes of project management and how they relate
Describe projects and project management disciplines
Identify the steps taken when initiating a project
Describe how to plan project work
Develop project schedules, cost estimates, and budgets
Explain how to plan project quality, staffing, and communications
Describe the process for monitoring and controlling project work, schedules, costs, quality, staffing, and communications
Explain how to monitor and control project risks and contracts

Expiration

Oct 02, 2020

Discipline(s)

Office Management , Property Management , Business & Management , Customer Service , Sales

Format

Online

Cost

3895.00

Credits / Hours

440 Hours / 12 Months / Self-Paced

Keywords / Search Terms

Bronx Community College

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