This course will assist you in understanding and implementing strategies that will help to motivate your work force.
You will identify motivation and the factors that influence it. You will also implement managerial strategies to increase employee motivation, to improve job performance, and ultimately to create a self-motivated work force.
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Information may change without notice.
This course is intended for new managers, especially those with direct reports, who are responsible for increasing employee motivation and job performance.
Course Outline / Curriculum
What is Motivation?
To begin, participants will explore motivation through a fun activity.
Supervising and Motivation
Next, we will look at three everyday objects that represent three approaches to motivation: the carrot, the whip, and the plant.
During this session, participants will explore Maslow's and Herzberg's theories of motivation.
Fear and Desire
For the pre-assignment, participants were asked to answer some personal questions about motivation. During this session, they will discuss their responses.
Goal setting is an important part of motivation. This session will look at a SMART way of setting goals.
The Role of Values
During this session, participants will explore their feelings about various motivational factors.
Creating a Motivational Climate
This session will look at the reinforcement theory, also called the behavioral theory, of motivation.
Next, participants will learn about the expectancy theory through a fun exercise and group discussion.
Applying Your Skills
During this session, participants will work on several motivational case studies.
Designing Motivating Jobs
This session will explore methods of designing (or redesigning) motivating jobs.
A Motivational Checklist
To wrap up the day, we will look at the ten things you can do to motivate employees on a daily basis.
At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan
Understanding Motivation Topic
Recognise the Importance of Motivation Topic
Assess Employee Motivation Levels Topic
Meet Employee Motivational Needs Lesson
Motivating Employees Topic
Retain Good Employees Topic
Communicate Effectively Topic
Clarify Expectations Topic
Provide Effective Feedback Topic 2E: Establish Goals Topic
Encouraging Self Motivation in Employees Topic
Encourage Self Motivation Topic
Create a Bond with the Organization Topic
Provide Professional Growth Opportunities Topic
Build a Sense of Accomplishment Topic
Schedule Dates and Booking
There are currently no scheduled dates.
Please note that this course needs a minimum of 6 delegates to schedule
a course. You can choose to be added to the waiting list by clicking the
button below and we will contact you when we have enough delegates
interested. Should we not get enough delegates, we will refund or credit
your paid booking.
Should you need this course urgently, the following options are
Pay for 6 delegates (whether you have them or not) and we will
schedule the course as soon as possible.
If you have fewer delegates and cannot pay for 6, we can negotiate
a shortened course where some of the time will be spent in blended
learning - watching videos and doing tutorials and exercises with
some contact time with the trainer. We would want to discuss what
your core needs are so that we cover those aspects. You need to have
paid for 3 delegates at least.
For clients who want to enjoy the convenience of public transport,
consider the Gautrain.
Take the Gautrain to the Malboro station.
Purchace a R15 ticket for the Woodlands Office Park Shuttle Service.
The shuttle will come directly down Western Service road.
Ask to be dropped at the entrace to Western Woods Office Park.
For more information you can download
the official Gautrain brochure.
Bringing your own PC
It is very important that you have full administrator rights to your
computer so that any software needed for the course can be installed
Please ensure that you arrive at least 30min early on the first day
of training in order to get your PC setup correctly.
If this is not possible then it will be better to make use of our