Changing User manager field in ADUC

I like to run a Powershell script that will go thru a csv file and change who the user manager is  .
so for example if the csv has all the users in the marketing department I would want to change who they report to
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oBdACommented:
If it's a csv with a header line, and (at least) one column "SamAccountName", and the Manager is supposed to be the same for all users, it would be
Import-Csv | ForEach-Object {Set-ADUser -Identity $_.SamAccountName -Manager "<Manager's SamAccountName>"}

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If it's a csv with a header line, and (at least) two columns, "SamAccountName" and "Manager" (with the manager's SamAccountName), it would be
Import-Csv | ForEach-Object {Set-ADUser -Identity $_.SamAccountName -Manager $_.Manager}

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gd6627Author Commented:
So after the import-csv I define the location of the csv file correct , then if I use the first script the colum of the csv file identifying the user will be for example _Mysamaccount as the header the manager will be in the parentheses correct ?

then in the second script I would have a columm for user and a columm for managers  correct?
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oBdACommented:
For the first script, the csv needs to look like that (Colx are optional columns, PS doesn't care - SamAccountName is mandatory)
Col0, SamAccountName, Col1, Col2, ...
Data0, UserA, Data1, Data2, ...

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The manager's SamAccountName must be inside the double quotes.

For the second script, the csv needs to look like that (Colx are optional columns, PS doesn't care - SamAccountName and Manager are mandatory)
Col0, SamAccountName, Col1, Manager, Col2, ...
Data0, UserA, Data1, ManagerA, Data2, ...

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In either csv, the cells can/may be enclosed in double quotes; they must be enclosed if the cell data contains the field delimiter.
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gd6627Author Commented:
ok
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gd6627Author Commented:
thank you
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