Diploma on Advanced Management & Administration

Pan Africa Skills & Consulting Ltd
Blended study mode
Brunei House, 3rd Floor I Witu Road off Lusaka Road P.O. Box 16481 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
1 year
Jun 04 - Jun 04 2020

Course Description

Program is essential study for men and women aiming to become better, more effective managers, to gain higher posts, and to move on to higher studies.

This broad and important Program teaches and explains about management, leadership, strategic, motivation and change-management theories, and more; it provides a framework for learning and understanding how to deal with advanced management and administration issues.

It blends the theory with the reality of management, showing how to make stronger management decisions.

The Program is essential study for men and women aiming to become better, more effective managers, to gain higher posts, and to move on to higher studies.

Mode of Study: Distance Learning

Course intake ongoing!!

Course Outline

At the end of the course you will be able to:
  • The evolution of management theory, the classical and early theorists, modern developments.
  • Fayol: authority, responsibility, discipline, command.
  • Weber: organization, authority, leadership, bureaucracy.
  • Taylor: scientific management, method study, time & motion study, O&M study.
  • Mayo: human relations theory.
  • Organisational theory: objectives, categories, ownership, environmental factors and interaction.
  • Systems theory, open and closed systems, standards, feedback and control.
  • Coordination, cooperation, structure, control.
  • Organisational structures, spans of control; structure, growth and development.
  • Organization charts, systems diagrams. 
  • Duties and responsibilities of executives, effective delegation and responsibility for actions.
  • Motivational theory, motivational factors; human relations, social psychology, self-realisation theory.
  • Argyis: Immaturity-Maturity Theory.
  • Maslow: Hierarchy of Human Needs.
  • McGregor: Theory X and Theory Y.
  • Likert: management styles.
  • Herzberg: Motivation-Hygiene Theory.
  • Vroom: expectancy theory.
  • Handy: Motivational Calculus; intrinsic and extrinsic factors.
  • Leadership theory: types of leader, leadership traits.
  • Leadership style, contingency leadership; managerial grids.
  • Adair: functional leadership; Fielder: relative favourability.  
  • Building workgroups, groups and group behaviour, norms, cohesiveness.
  • Effective and ineffective groups, teams and team-building, team roles.
  • Strategic management; Fayol: elements of management.
  • Chandler, Andrews: corporate and business strategy.
  • Ansoff: product-market growth strategy; the BCG matrix.
  • Porter’s competitive forces; SWOT analysis, barriers to entry, industrial competitiveness.
  • Corporate objectives, policies, business ethics, business social responsibility
  • Business Environment: macro and micro environment, PEST analysis.
  • Managing change, the dimensions of change, resistance to change, the change culture.
  • Moss Kanter, learning organizations, entrepreneurship, innovation, managing change.
  • Mission, vision, shareholder and stakeholder values, standards and behaviour, mission statements.
  • Communications theory and models; cognitive, congruency and attitude theories.
  • Business ethics, globalisation, compliance, codes of conduct, ethical investment, cases.
Admission Requirements
University Degree or
Diploma or
KCSE C- and above

Price: KES 63,200

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