Managing People: Understanding Individual Differences
Explore the link between individual behaviour and organisational success
Individual personalities and behaviour can have a significant impact on a business. On this course you will develop your understanding of personality and individual differences and how adults learn. You will consider what affects individual performance and how this relates to the success of your organisation. Through the course you will also keep a learning journal to help you apply your learning in your workplace.
What topics will you cover?
An introduction to the course topics
The ways in which adults learn
Learning to be a good manager
Identities in the workplace
Personality and intelligence models and theories
The value of psychometrics in the workplace
Reflecting and understanding individual difference
Theories and models of organisational effectiveness
What drives individual performance?
Values, ethics and whistleblowing
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This course is for entry level managers with no formal management education. You don’t need any knowledge of management theory.
Who will you learn with?
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