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Session 0



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  • Learning materials:
    1. Start here and
    2. Orientation

Session 1


Managing vs. Leading

Explore the similarities and differences between managing and leading.

Session 2


The Happy Workforce

Learn about motivation and how to walk the delicate balance between knowing when to intervene and knowing when to let employees fly on their own.

Session 3


Conflict Resolution

Learn to recognize the signs of conflicts and strategies to resolve them.

Session 4


The Changing Role of Human Resources Management

You will learn about the strategic importance of human resources management and how they are becoming a strategic partner in organizations looking to stay competitive in a fast evolving world.