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Managing Teams and People

This course will address fundamental issues principally at the team and individual levels. At the individual and team level, it helps to build the skills that effective managers need to implement their insights and decisions.

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Managing Teams and People

If you have ever asked questions such as, “how can I be more effective as a boss or a manager of a team?” or “what is the best way to motivate my team?” or “how can people in a team make better, more effective decisions?” then this course is for you. Drawing on the best research and practice available, the course intended to demystify effective team work and people management. We will cover key management concepts, such as motivation, power, decision making, and team development.

The course is designed to be participative and interactive. The class will include short lectures, participative in-class exercises, presentations, and mini-case discussions. At the end of the course, participants will be equipped with toolkit of useful concepts, approaches, strategies to improve their individual and team effectiveness. These tools will enable participants effectively “managing up [boss],” “managing down [subordinates],” “managing horizontally [colleagues]” within organizations.

Dates: October 11-21, 2021

Price: 195 000 KZT 
(discounts are available - check with the manager for details)

Venue: Online (Live Virtual via Zoom)


For whom?

Managers, board-level executives, Human Resource (HR) staff and specialists

What will you learn?

Understand key concepts related to effectively managing people as individuals and as teams within organizations

Understand the strengths and pitfalls of individual and group decision making

Diagnose the stage of their team’s development

Understand the types of roles that you can play in a team to enhance team performance

Program Faculty

Onajomo Akemu

Assistant Professor in Strategy & Entrepreneurship Graduate School of Business at Nazarbayev University

PhD in Management & Entrepreneurship, Rotterdam School of Management
MBA, London Business School
M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering, Imperial College London

Dr Akemu's research and teaching focuses on decision making and strategy implementation within nascent entrepreneurial ventures; improving qualitative methodology; and managerial effectiveness in established organizations.

Prior to graduate studies, he worked in the international oil & gas industry and also advised start-up enterprises in the Netherlands.

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Program Schedule

Session 1

October 11, 2021, Individual effectiveness: Extrinsic motivation

Duration: 16:00–19:00 (Astana time, +6 UTC)

Session 2

October 13, 2021, Individual effectiveness: Intrinsic motivation

Duration: 16:00–19:00 (Astana time, +6 UTC)

Session 3

October 14, 2021, Individual Effectiveness: Power within Organizations

Duration: 16:00–19:00 (Astana time, +6 UTC)

Session 4

October 18, 2021, Individual and team effectiveness: Decision making

Duration: 16:00–19:00 (Astana time, +6 UTC)

Session 5

October 20, 2021, Team effectiveness: Group decision making

Duration: 16:00–19:00 (Astana time, +6 UTC)

Session 6

October 21, 2021, Team effectiveness: Team development

Duration: 16:00–19:00 (Astana time, +6 UTC)

Onajomo Akemu

The course is designed to be participative and interactive. The class will include short lectures, participative in-class exercises, presentations, and mini-case discussions. At the end of the course, participants will be equipped with toolkit of useful concepts, approaches, strategies to improve their individual and team effectiveness.

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Anara Ayaganova

Director of Executive Education

+7 (7172) 70 91 76

gsb.exed@nu.edu.kz

Gulnar Yermagambetova

Manager

+7 (7172) 70 64 60

gsb.exed@nu.edu.kz