Characteristics of Effective Leadership: Shadow a CEO
Est. Study Time: 3 hours
Begin a direct mentorship with the CEO of Central Products, Robert Powers, as he takes you under his wing and offers first-hand experience in various issues of leadership. By utilizing video journals of his own musings, executive conference meetings, and even volatile situations within the company, itself, Robert will provide an overview of leadership practices and theories which can be employed by anyone within a position of authority.
Rarely, if ever, does a business get the opportunity to know how their strategic decisions will pan out ahead of time, so it’s vital to weigh the options and protect against poor outcomes. Join Central Products' International Business team as they use different hedging methods and measure risks in their foreign ventures. Then, find out whether the methods they chose were the right ones.
Bounce around the offices of Central Products and learn from their best and brightest managers cross-departmentally. You’ll have the chance to sit in with executives as they have round-table discussions, and receive wisdom on various management styles. They will assist you in honing the skills you'll need to forecast, plan, and schedule projects, as well as how to get things done through other people – the basis of management.
Learn about the early history of Central Products from Robert and Grace Powers as you are provided an overview of different approaches to the topic of organizational culture. Though mainly dealing with anthropological and psychological approaches, the topic is set within the larger context of the history of management theory.
Several Asian countries represent major forces in the global economy, so it is important to understand the distinct cultures and business practices embraced in that part of the world. This course explores these unique markets, placing you in an internship for Central Products’ International Business department.
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