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Managing People

My Distance Learning College


Management is a broad concept. Trying to encapsulate it in a single definition is bound to be a tricky process. Peter Drucker (The Practice of Management, Heinemann Ltd, 1955) commented: 'Management is a practice rather than a science.' This is somewhat self-evident, but to try to make rules for successful management, in the same way as a chemical process, ignores the main element of variability.

The aims of this course are to look at the ways mangers work towards organizational harmony within the context of the organizational culture and development. There is significant emphasis on teams and individuals and their roles within the organization.

Furthermore emphasis is given to effect management communication and planning with a view to achieving organizational success. Before finally concentrating on effective management techniques that can be employed in monitoring and controlling employees.

This course cover topics such as:

  • Managing and Leadership
  • The Culture of Organizations
  • Organizational Development
  • Individual and Interpersonal behavior
  • Teams
  • Performance at Work
  • Working, Planning and Organization
  • Communications
  • Identifying Constraints and Meeting Objectives
  • Review and Monitoring


On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Managing People Diploma

Managing People Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 4 Managing People Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 4 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 4, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 4 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9444
cost $394.00
estimated time to
complete course
120 Hours
course materials
365 Days