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Essentials of Management & Leadership

This is a required course in the Business Administration Certificate Program.

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

Do you have what it takes to be an effective manager and leader? Are you prepared to advance in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business environment? Do you want better results getting things done through people? This course will help you build management and leadership capabilities though a study of behavioral theories, examination of business acumen and strategy, and the use of a framework to decode the roles of the manager. Throughout the course, you will gain experience with the professional and personal skills needed to inspire action and demonstrate managerial and leadership effectiveness.

"Students will need to purchase a NEW book in order to be able to take the Strengths Finder Assessment. Students will also be required to purchase a Harvard Business Publishing Education Coursepack at the following"

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  • Details
  • $640
  • June 20, 2022 to August 28, 2022
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00145
  • ID/Units: MGMT X490.14  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Summer 2022


Najla M. DeBow, SPHR, MLSM, is the director of talent development for KDC Construction. She has thirty years of experience as a Human Resources (HR) professional with strong client services background ranging from mid to large companies with a multi-state/country footprint. Experienced in developing a HR infrastructure with direct management of team members. Is known for her high level of emotional intelligence (EQ) and calming communication style. She has taught at UCI Division of Continuing Education for more than ten years.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Electronic book, please see course description and/or enrollment confirmation for additional information.

Required Textbook(s):

Book - ISBN: 9781595621115
Marcus Buckingham, 1 ed, Gallup Press

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START06/20/2022Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END08/28/2022Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---