Duration 1 Day

TOL – This can be booked as a Time Optimised Learning course

Who should attend?

Managers or supervisors who would like to understand how to create a working environment where staff become highly motivated and achieve real job satisfaction.

Learning Outcomes

  • Dispel the common myths associated with motivation
  • Understand the impact a manager”s beliefs and actions have on motivation
  • Outline the main principles of human motivation as described by McGregor, Hertzberg and Maslow
  • Demonstrate a strategy for applying these principles
  • Describe the basic management skills that engender motivation
  • Create an action plan to improve motivation in the workplace

Course Content

  • The common myths of motivation
  • McGregor’s “Theory X and Theory Y” approach to management
  • Hertzberg’s “Hygiene Theory”
  • Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs”
  • Putting the theories into practise
  • Encouraging motivation through actions
  • Post course implementation plans