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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.

As noted in the textbook information below, this course will also require the purchase of electronic materials. Please purchase the coursepack at

NOTE: This course may have optional, live sessions via Zoom. The sessions will be recorded and posted for students who are not able to attend. The Zoom meeting link and password to join will be provided in your course. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions.

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  • Details
  • $640
  • June 28, 2021 to September 05, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00125
  • ID/Units: MGMT X490.14  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2021


Janet Randolph is a business advisor and global HR leader, having served in HR and executive leadership roles for over 20 years. She has built HR departments, developed HR strategies aligned with business goals, designed, and delivered on global talent management initiatives and led organizational change. She has held executive roles with Telogis, HireRight, IBM, FileNet, Epicor Software and Johnson & Johnson. Ms. Randolph serves on the UCI Division of Continuing Education HR Advisory Board and was recognized as a Distinguished Instructor in 2020. In the community, she is a leadership volunteer for the non-profit Youth Employment Service (YES), serving as its Board President from 2016 to 2018. She is also a Past President of, and active volunteer for the Orange County affiliate of the National Human Resources Association.

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

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START06/28/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END09/05/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---