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Which Skills Will I Learn in B-Schools?

Which Skills Will I Learn in B-Schools?

There are many skills required to manage an organization and its day to day operations. these skills are taught in management or business school.

Prof. Suman Deokota
December, 21 2021

As we move forward in this century, we are all learning new skills, new technology and ameliorating management expertise.

In the olden times, we all used to debate on maximizing income, wealth, and investments but now the world is all about networking. Networking plays an honoured role in the growth of an organization, business entity as well as conventional livelihood.

This demands for an increase in management skills, technology, and an increase in management education. B-Schools today are crafted in such a way that fulfills the manpower needs of an organization.

Management education will help you develop skills to adapt to changes in business and society so that you can make informed decisions that consider ethical, economic, and social implications.

Studying in Management will enhance some of the very important traits in an individual seeking growth in the corporates; namely: strategizing, critically analyzing, directing, commuting, dispute management, leadership, coordinating etc.

Decision making is one of the skills which is quite rare to most individuals; for some, it is an acquired skill and for some, it comes naturally. To make a good manager, decision-making competence becomes the most important attribute.

In B-Schools, this specific characteristic is enhanced through curriculum, training, and tutelage.

Other skills acquired by a competent manager are Planning, Strategic Thinking, Organizing and Delegating, Pertinent Communication, Motivation, Interpersonal Skills, Coordination, and many more. We shall discuss the same in detail, below.

A good manager is always a forward thinker, which means that he plans before executing anything.

Planning is the paramount activity to alter any discrepancies which may arrive before and after completion of any task. The agenda of swotting decision-making skills is to make the correct decision at the correct time.

Managers need to plan so that they meet the goals set by the company and they can prioritize things.

Strategic thinking on the other hand is using analytical skills to comprehend situations and use solutions accordingly. Both of these skills are predominant to making a superior manager.

Speaking of Organizing and Delegating, management students are given projects on a daily basis to enhance their organizing skills.

Students are divided into different groups, in every subject and they have to perform tasks with common objectives. There is a team leader who leads the task, which gives him/her the authority to delegate work.

Students learn from each other, hence developing their organizing and delegating skills. Communication, motivation, interpersonal skills, and coordination go hand in hand.

An effective manager should mandatorily be a good communicator to get most of his work done.

In management studies, subjects like Business Communication and Business Etiquettes are thought to amplify the persona of the student and boost their employability.

On similar grounds, motivation through leadership programmes, interpersonal skills and coordination are skills that are illuminated during the two years of the management program.

Management fundamentals and functions are changing abruptly. For the growth of any individual, organization or firm, new trends and techniques depict its significance; not to gain a better cost to the company (CTC) but to create values in an organization.

Value creation comes from learning a new skill set, as we all know management is a continuous process, that’s why management schools are proceeding with new styles, patterns, pedagogies, and new courses as well.

New technologies are coming into the management sector, and we should get ready for the new market trends. It can be criticized for short term goals, but it is important to go with the trend of this management system.

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