Free Online Course on Evidence-Based Management Foundations

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Australian National University (ANU) is offering free online course on Evidence-Based Management Foundations.  This course is a graduate level course that assumes an undergraduate degree level understanding in a non-cognate area.

In this management course, students will spend time dissecting the evidence in support of these foundational theories and concepts.

Course At A Glance

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 8-10 hours pw
Subject: Business & Management
Institution: Australian National University (ANU) and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $149
Session: Self-Paced

Providers’ Details

The Australian National University (ANU) is a celebrated place of intensive research, education and policy engagement. Our research has always been central to everything we do, shaping a holistic learning experience that goes beyond the classroom, giving students access to researchers who are among the best in their fields and to opportunities for development around Australia and the world.

About This Course

The context in which managers work has changed dramatically over the past 50 years. And yet, the majority of business schools still teach the same foundational theories and management concepts.

In this management course, students will spend time dissecting the evidence in support of these foundational theories and concepts. Students will also learn to critically assess the relevance of existing management practice and knowledge in modern organisations, and evaluate the potential of emerging research and evidence in key management domains. Learners will explore the evolution of management thinking, organizational design, human resource management and more. The knowledge and skills developed in this course are particularly valuable for emerging leaders, established managers, and entrepreneurs.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the different concepts and theories of management.
  • Establish the roles and functions of managers within organisations.

Instructors

Andrew Bradly

Senior Lecturer in International Business

Australian National University

Requirements

Students are required to have completed EBM01x. This course is a graduate level course that assumes an undergraduate degree level understanding in a non-cognate area.

How To Join This Course

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