Management Acceleration Program

First Time Manager
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Start Date
October 8, 2023


4 Weeks

EGP 11,800

Application Deadline
September 14, 2023

Class Schedule***
Sundays and Tuesdays

6 - 9 pm except for the last day, from 9 am to 4 pm

*Blended programs combine both live-online sessions and on-campus sessions.
**UN Women offers a 50% scholarship to women attending this certificate on a first-come, first-served basis. For the eligibility criteria and the FAQs,
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***Program Detailed Schedule will be announced soon! Schedules are subject to change. It is the participant’s responsibility to check the latest schedule on the website before enrollment.

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  • In today’s fast-evolving business world, first-time managers face major challenges. They have to lead a younger generation of digital natives while reporting to a well-informed senior management team. Becoming an effective leader requires functional knowledge and interpersonal skills. Professionals looking to acquire these leadership skills early on in their careers are the ones setting themselves up for future, long-term success.

    During this program, participants will learn real-world strategies required to excel in decision-making, implementation, organizational learning, and change management. The program will provide participants with the key tools and techniques to become effective managers and efficient team players.

    This program features a series of faculty presentations, up-to-date case studies, dynamic group discussions, and interactive problem-solving activities. Throughout the program, first-time managers will delve into how to become responsible and accountable for business growth; design, direct, and shape organizational processes to their advantage; and influence the context and environment in which decisions are made.

    • Explore the core functions of management in organizations and assess the difference between management and leadership
    • Develop the most important 21st-century managerial skills, focusing on problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation
    • Discuss the effects of the technical, interpersonal, and cognitive skills on efficiency and effectiveness
    • Analyze effective managerial traits and experiment with participants’ own strengths and challenges
    • Explore the components of financial statements: balance sheet and profit and loss
    • Identifying the different types of costs and how it affects pricing
    • Define the role of marketing in generating customer value and growth of the organization
    • Describe common segmentation approaches, showing how organizations use the marketing mix to market to their target customers
    • Explore the business case of coaching and why organizations are adopting it across the world
    • Practice different coaching models for effective workplace performance
  • This program is designed to address the developmental needs of professionals considering a transition into management, newly promoted managers, and supervisors. 

  • 1. Effective Management Skills (15 hrs)

    Participants will be discussing the core functions of management in organizations and the difference between management and leadership; relevant 21st-century skills with a focus on problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation; differences between technical, interpersonal, and cognitive skills and their effects on efficiency and effectiveness; and finally, participants will be able to analyze their managerial traits and understand their own strengths and challenges.

    2. Financial Statements Essentials (6 hrs)

    This topic will introduce participants to the fundamentals of finance that including reading financial statements, how to improve financial performance and increase profitability, triggering financial risks, what are the main sources of finance (advantages and disadvantages of each) in order to optimize capital structure, and finally, the overview of cost to help participants know how to price their products/services and when to achieve a breakeven point.

    3. Connecting with Customers (6 hrs)

    Marketing is a vital business function that is necessary for nearly all industries. Successful marketing strategies help in not only to understand the consumers and their needs but also in boosting sales, building the company's reputation, and fostering healthy competition. This topic will provide participants with the opportunity to explore the role of marketing and recognize the importance of having a well-balanced marketing mix.

    4. The Manager as a Coach (6 hrs)

    Providing managers with coaching skills training is an essential step in the workplace nowadays. Effective managers use coaching to establish clear expectations, assess performance, deliver feedback and create confidence and engagement across their teams.

  • Admission Criteria

    Minimum of two years of work experience.

    Admission Process

    1. Prepare a clear scanned copy of the following documents (saved in PDF format):
      1. Original bachelor’s degree certificate
      2. National identification card (ID)/passport
    2. Fill in the application and upload the above PDF documents
    3. The Admissions Committee will review your application and contact you if needed
    4. You will receive an acceptance email specifying the next steps for online payment. Your registration is confirmed upon payment.

    For any inquiries regarding the application process, contact us on 15592 or by email.

  • The program fees are EGP 11,800* (This includes total tuition costs, materials, and a certificate)

    *For payment options, refer to the payment section FAQs on our website or contact us on 15592.

    AUC School of Business Executive Education has joined valU, with flexible payment plans for up to 5 years with the lowest interest rate.


    • All cancellations must be sent in writing by email. A full refund will be provided for cancellations made 14 days or more before the start date of the course
    • A 50% refund will be provided for cancellations made 7 to 13 days before the start date of the course
    • No refund will be provided for cancellations made 6 days or less before the start date of the course
    • Refunds will be issued to the same payment method used to make the initial payment. Refunds to credit cards are processed within 30 days provided that the participant has the actual credit card in addition to the Point of Sale (POS) receipt or bank statement while requesting a refund
    • The refund of alliance programs is subject to the conditions of the alliance partner
  • Through the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) funded program, UN Women Egypt offers a 50% scholarship for women attending this certificate. 

    This scholarship comes within the framework of the “Women’s Economic Empowerment in Egypt” program that is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of International Cooperation and the National Council for Women with the support of the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

    Limited seats are available and on a first-come, first-served basis. For the eligibility criteria and the FAQs, click here.

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For further information, contact us on 15592

Sundays through Thursdays, from 9 am – 4 pm

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