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Motivation in the Workplace

Learn what motivates your people and how to keep them striving for success.

GK# 2246

Course Overview


Keeping people motivated is one of the keys to managerial success, but how do you encourage your employees to strive for excellence and sustain that effort? In this course, you'll explore extrinsic and intrinsic motivations, theories of motivation, and tips for learning what motivates your staff. You'll also learn how establishing open communication, setting and conveying expectations, providing feedback and rewards, and promoting personal development can help keep your staff motivated to do their best.

Virtual short courses do not include materials or headsets.


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What You'll Learn

  • The difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
  • The basics of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and temperament theory
  • The role of the manager in motivating staff
  • Common motivators and deterrents
  • How to motivate your team


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1. Introduction

  • What Is Motivation?
  • Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivations

2. Theories of Motivation

  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • Temperament Theory

3. Motivation in the Workplace

  • The Art of Motivation
  • What Is the Role of Motivation in the Workplace?
  • What Is a Manager's Role?
  • Learn What Motivates Your Staff
  • Common Motivators and Deterrents
  • Positive Cycle or Negative Cycle

4. Motivating Your Team

  • Set and Communicate Expectations
  • Keep the Team Informed
  • Practice Hands-Off Management
  • Allocate Responsibility
  • Exhibit Confidence
  • Provide Feedback
  • Offer Praise
  • Provide Rewards
  • Challenge Your People
  • Promote Personal Development
  • Establish Open Communication

Who Should Attend


All professionals

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 1 day

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