Leadership and Management for Entrepreneurs
This course explores the leadership and management issues entrepreneurs face as they create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews the key managerial roles of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling and their application in entrepreneurial settings. Further, the course addresses self-management for the entrepreneur--how an entrepreneur can manage his or her own time and maintain a proper work-life balance.
This course is designed for adult learners with little or no experience with entrepreneurship.
Students will be able to:
- Describe the managerial roles played by an entrepreneur
- Outline the five key managerial activities
- Describe self-management techniques for managing time and organizing, planning, and prioritizing
- Discuss the autocratic (ODS-A), participative (ODS-P) and empowering (GEM) management styles and their application
- Describe the process for staffing an entrepreneurial venture
- Discuss Katzenbach's Five Motivational Paths and how they apply to new ventures
- Describe the process for coaching employees
- Outline the USED Model for training employees
- Discuss the importance of active listening when communicating with employees
Topics covered include:
- Managerial roles played by an entrepreneur
- Five key managerial activities
- Self-management techniques for managing time, organizing, planning, and prioritizing
- Management styles and their application
- Staffing an entrepreneurial venture
- Katzenbach's Five Motivational Paths
- Coaching employees
- Training employees
- Communicating with employees
Duration: 5 Hours
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No advance preparation required.
This course has no prerequisites.