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Managing the Organization   


This course is intended to help you become a better manager by helping you more fully understand and deal with the complexities and challenges associated with managerial life in organizations. You will learn theories, principles, and frameworks that will help you more effectively manage and lead your organizations.
You will be able to:
- Analyze common managerial challenges and develop solutions to these challenges
- Use power effectively and strategically to implement organizational change
- Understand the foundations of organizational culture and decision-making
- Navigate common decision-making pitfalls and ethical challenges
- Apply principles of organization management to common challenges of management

This course is part of Gies College of Business’ suite of online programs, including the iMBA and iMSM. Learn more about admission into these programs and explore how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into a degree program at

Estimated Learning Time:  12 hours


Human Resources

Leadership and Management


Strategy and Operations

Business Psychology

Change Management



Course Instructor PhotoMichael Bednar
Associate Professor
Business Administration

Course Instructor PhotoE. Geoffrey Love
Associate Professor
Department of Business Administration, Gies College of Business


  • Managing the Organization
  • Fee: $59.00

If you are thinking of taking more than one course, the subscription option may be more beneficial.
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- Single course access (generally 30 days with option to extend if needed)
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