Principles of Management

Hours: 8 / Access Length: 3 Weeks / Delivery: Monthly, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $225.00

Course Overview:

Principals of Management is an introductory course which explores the role of the manager in modern organizations. This course looks at who managers are, what management is, what managers do, and what an organization is. In addition to providing some history to how management has evolved, it will provide some insight in what it takes for a manager to be successful in the 21st century. In this course, students will learn basic management concepts and terminology as well as the history of management theory. Students will also learn how organizations are structured and why managers are important. The different roles of a manager in today's organizations and the different skills a manager must hone to be successful will also be covered.

ATTENTION: This course has a strict start and end date.  When a student enrolls into this course, they will need to work with one of our Training Assessment Managers (TAMs) to choose a start date before they can be enrolled in their course.

Course Outline:

  • Students will be able to describe what role a manager plays in an organization and  a manager's basic functions.
  • Students will be able to identify some of the critical people related decisions that managers must make on a regular basis in the context of teams and individuals.
  • Students will be able to describe how the project management process is used to manage organizational activities’ and describe typical time wasting activities in an organization.
  • Students will be able to explain the need for leadership, communications and creativity in a modern organization. Students will also be able to describe the five major components of management competency.


All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **