With the same proportion of the workforce being disengaged as highly engaged, it has become increasingly important to be able to tap into those key motivational drivers that make individuals want to go over and above. This course will provide both the theoretical understanding and the practical developmental tools to increase personal motivation levels whether as an individual contributor or manager seeking to improve engagement levels in their team. For those who want to gain a greater insight into what drives themselves and others in order to increase motivation and productivity levels. Ideal for Managers who want to be able to motivate their staff more effectively to carry out key roles and responsibilities.

Course content to include…

  • Definition of employee engagement & motivation
  • The difference between disengaged & highly engaged staff
  • The link between motivation & discretionary effort
  • Identify the main factors that ruin & enhance motivation
  • Motivation levels questionnaire to identify potential blockers to engagement
  • The 3 keys to increasing motivation
  • Difference between intrinsic vs extrinsic drivers & how to sustain motivation levels
  • Historical motivational theories such as Maslow & Herzberg and their place in the modern workplace
  • How autonomy, mastery & purpose can increase engagement levels
  • Eliciting individual motivational drivers & linking them to achieving performance objectives
  • The 6 areas of human need & their impact on motivation

By the end of the course learners will be able to…

  • Describe four key motivational theories
  • Elicit work based motivational drivers
  • Recognise & tap into other people’s motivators


“First time I truly appreciated that how I motivate myself is not the best way to motivate others”