Principles of Managing People

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Pearson Awarded By Pearson
Guided Learning Hour 10 Guided Learning Hours (10)
Course Materialr Course Material
Number of Modules 05 Number of Modules 05
4.5( 6 REVIEWS )

What Will I Learn?

Learn how team dynamics can influence an organisation
Learn of the legal requirements of HR
Learn to manage performance in a team and provide constructive feedback
Understand how to achieve success as a team
Learn about emotional intelligence


What makes a good manager? The Principles of Managing People will discuss how an effective manager can make an organisation succeed. A manager must understand the concept of working with a team to achieve results. People are resources and they are central to the sustainability of an organisation. The skills, expertise and experience of people are unique and long-lasting to an organisatiion. Soft skills are as central to the smooth functioning of an organisation as that of specialist skills. While individuals are expected to be skilled in certain areas and sectors, the focus has shifted to soft skills and rightfully so, with leading organisations encouraging an ideal combination of both to help you carry out your tasks efficiently and maintain a high standard of performance.

The programme is extensive and will cover key modules such as what is people and learning about team management, learning about the functions of HR, managing and measuring performance, understanding accountability and learning about adaptability in the workplace. Each module is discussed thoroughly to ensure learners gain an in-depth understanding of the subject matter.

The Principles of Managing People is highly beneficial to individuals working in leadership roles and will get you acquainted with the importance of team dynamics and how to manage them. Getting qualified will further improve your opportunities of career progression, and having this certification on your resume will demonstrate to employers that you have expanded your soft skills and expertise in this area. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of transferable skills and personal behaviours and why gaining them makes you a marketable candidate to leading enterprises. It will help you contribute to the overall success of an organisation.

Pearson Education is a British-owned education publishing and assessment service to schools and corporations, as well for students directly. The company is with more than 22,500 employees operating in 70 countries. They provide content, assessment and digital services to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments and other partners globally. They are committed to helping equip learners with the skills they need to enhance their employability prospects and to succeed in the changing world of work.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

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  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Aspiring Managers
  • Company Leaders
  • Business Professionals
  • Individuals in top management roles
  • All learners should be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT.
  • A sound educational background is an advantage.

You will have 12 months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

In order to complete the Principles of Managing People, learners will take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions assessment test is marked automatically so that you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded an e-certificate of “Principles of Managing People” endorsed by Pearson. It will make you valuable, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Once you qualify in the Principles of Managing People, you will gain an accredited qualification that will demonstrate your expertise at being an effective manager. You can use this certificate as a foundation to study further in the subject or to build on your soft skills and progress in your choice of career. You will be recognised for your performance management. Given below are job roles you can land with this certification.

  • Manager
  • Business Professional
  • Company Leader

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Managing People
What is People and Team Management?
Belbin’s 9 Team Roles
Tuckman’s 4 Stages of Team Development
The Importance of Team Dynamics
Team Dynamic Influences and How to Manage Them
Theories and Models of Motivation
2: Human Resources
The Function of HR
Legal Requirements in HR
3: Managing Performance
Managing and Measuring Performance
Dealing with Underperformance
Providing Constructive Feedback
Holding Performance Review Meetings
Managing Absence
4: Accountability
Managing Project Priorities
Setting SMART Objectives
Performance Management: Achieving Team Success
Three Vitals of Good Leadership
5: Adaptability
Adaptability in the Workplace
Emotional Intelligence Essentials
Emotional Intelligence – Perceiving Emotions
The Emotional Cycle of Change

Students feedback


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    T F

    Tanner Fox

    August 26, 2020
    Highly informative

    The tutor had a lot of expertise and provided detailed information on people and team management. I am excited to apply my new skills in the workplace.

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    Harley Newman

    August 10, 2020
    Comprehensive all-around

    It was comprehensive and topics were discussed extensively. There is so much to learn about managing people and team dynamics, and I feel like I gained a wealth of knowledge by taking this course. Highly recommended!

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    Carmen Butler

    July 09, 2020

    As a first-time learner that tried online studying, I can say this was a great result!

    S M

    Sidney Mills

    June 18, 2020
    Enhance my opportunities

    I took this course to gain a recognised certification and expand my qualifications on my resume. While I have some knowledge on the subject, I still needed to learn much more. I’m satisfied with the training provided and can say that the course exceeded my expectations.

    T M

    Tyler Marsh

    June 13, 2020

    Improve my knowledge on how to manage people in multiple environments.

    M M

    Maddox Moore

    May 28, 2020
    Professional training

    This training met a professional standard. It was clear and to the point. The information was presented in a straightforward manner. The information was also simplified to make it easier to understand and is perfectly suitable even for new learners.

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