Motivation has a profound effect on employees' productivity and performance. An organization improves its likelihood of success by maintaining a motivated work force. As a leader within your organization, you share in the responsibility of motivating your employees. You also want to be able to lead the individuals on your team effectively by conducting ongoing performance appraisals; delivering helpful and instructive feedback, training, and coaching; and designing and implementing performance standards. You want to develop talent within your team by employing effective performance-management strategies on the job. This course will help you cultivate the skills necessary to motivate your employees and give you essential performance-management skills.


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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will identify strategies for motivating employees and developing them through the application of basic performance-management techniques.
You will:

Commit to employee motivation.
Motivate employees.
Develop self-motivated employees.
Establish a foundation for performance management.
Optimize employee performance using performance-management strategies.
Create employee performance and development plans.

  • Committing to Employee Motivation

  • Topic A- Recognize the Importance of Motivation
    Topic B- Assess Employee Motivation Levels

  • Motivating Employees

  • Topic A- Communicate Effectively
    Topic B- Clarify Expectations
    Topic C- Establish Meaningful Professional Goals
    Topic D- Provide Effective Feedback
    Topic E- Choose Rewards or Recognition

  • Developing Self-Motivation in Employees

  • Topic A- Encourage Self-Motivation
    Topic B- Create a Sense of Employee Ownership
    Topic C- Provide Development Opportunities through Mentoring
    Topic D- Build a Sense of Accomplishment
    Topic E- Encourage Enthusiasm

  • Establishing a Foundation for Performance Management

  • Topic A- Identify Performance Management Elements
    Topic B- Elicit Engagement
    Topic C- Onboard New Employees
    Topic D- Develop Talent

  • Optimizing Employee Performance

  • Topic A- Assess Available Talent Via Interviews
    Topic B- Determine Individual Performance Goals
    Topic C- Discuss Performance Appraisals

  • Creating Performance and Development Plans

  • Topic A- Initiate a Performance Plan
    Topic B- Create an Improvement Plan for Performance Problems
    Topic C- Create a Development Plan for Career Growth


This course is designed for managers, supervisors, human resource personnel, and team leaders who are seeking to inspire employees and optimize their performance.




To ensure your success, we recommend that you have some level of work experience in any of a variety of organizational settings. You should also have general end-user computer and Internet skills. To meet this prerequisite, you can take the following course: Using Microsoft Windows 10


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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