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Harvard Business School

Management Essentials

Aug 7—Oct 2
USD 1600
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Jan 15—Mar 11, 2020
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Elevate Your Managerial Approach

Management Essentials, formerly known as Becoming a Better Manager, provides the real-world tools and strategies needed to excel in decision-making, implementation, organizational learning, and change management.

What You'll Learn

  • Design, direct, and shape organizational processes to your advantage
  • Influence the context and environment in which decisions get made
  • Implement strategies, plans, and projects on time, on budget, and at the highest quality
  • Spearhead learning initiatives that enable your organization to improve and innovate
  • Manage and lead change in organizations of varying sizes

Who should attend

  • Newly Appointed Managers
    • Whether you’re managing people, products, or projects, gain the skills you need to succeed from day one.
  • Seasoned Managers
    • Elevate your management skills by applying insights from Harvard Business School faculty and expert practitioners.
  • Aspiring Managers
    • Start preparing for a future managerial role through access to best-in-class tools and frameworks.


David A. Garvin is the C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He joined the Business School faculty in 1979 and has since then taught courses in leadership, general management, and operations in the MBA and Advanced Management programs, as well ...
Joseph Fuller is a Professor of Management Practice in General Management and co-leads the school’s initiative, Managing the Future of Work. He currently teaches the General Management Processes and Action course in the second year of the MBA program and formerly headed The Entrepreneurial Manage...
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