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ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

How to Motivate Your Workforce

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This training package is all about developing and sustaining employee motivation. You'll be able to teach participants how to set goals, identify values, design motivating jobs, and create a motivational climate.

Course Objectives

This workshop will help you teach participants:

  • What motivation is
  • Common motivational theories and how to apply them
  • About the carrot, the whip, and the plant
  • How fear and desire affect employee motivation
  • Ways to create a motivational climate and design a motivating job

Course Outline

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • During this session, participants will explore their feelings about various motivational factors.
  • 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.
  • During this session, participants will work on several motivational case studies.
  • This session will explore methods of designing (or redesigning) motivating jobs.
  • 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.
  • Motivational Theories
  • Fear and Desire
  • Setting Goals
  • The Role of Values
  • Creating a Motivational Climate
  • Expectancy Theory
  • Applying Your Skills
  • Designing Motivating Jobs
  • A Motivational Checklist
  • Workshop Wrap-Up

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

Employers, managers


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