This course covers the essentials of Leading & Controlling, which are two important functions in Management. It also covers topic on "Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)" and the reasons why organisations must get themselves involved in CSR.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Compare the differences between leading and managing
Describe change leadership styles and core skills associated with effective leading
State the importance of controlling in an organisation
Describe the levels and areas of control
Apply the types of control methods in relation to work being performed in an organisation
Describe the basic process used in controlling
Articulate the views on corporate social responsibility
Describe the impact of stakeholders on business
Explain the major areas in corporate social responsibility
Participants who are interested to deepen their knowledge about "Management" and its importance to organizations and build a good foundation for further studies in Business Diploma courses
Managers and supervisors who wish to have in-depth knowledge of the management concepts.
Participants who complete the following suite of MLCs will be eligible to apply for exemption to part-time Diploma in Security & Fire Safety Studies or Diploma in Police & Security Studies or Diploma in Business Practice (Business Administration) upon successful admission into the programme offered by Temasek Polytechnic, subject to the approval of the polytechnic:
Introduction to Management
Management Planning & Organisation
Leading, Controlling & Corporate Social Responsibility
Upon successful admission, they will also be granted full exemption in the Principles of Management module.
Thomas Lee is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business at Temasek Polytechnic. Before joining the Polytechnic, Thomas had started a few businesses, mainly in the education industry. He is also the co-author of the book “Managing Small & Medium Enterprises”. He is actively involved in teaching subjects such as Principles of Management, Organisational Behaviour, International Business, Managing Small and Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurship related subjects.