Online course

Employee Values, Beliefs and Interests: Organisational Performance and Career Counselling

Discover how values, beliefs and interests can shape organisational performance and employee career decisions.

Employee Values, Beliefs and Interests: Organisational Performance and Career Counselling

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 10 hours

Why join the course?

This course will introduce the concepts of values, beliefs and interests and the role that they can play in organisational settings.

You will have the opportunity to explore different measures of vocational interest including Holland’s RIASEC model.

The role of individual values, beliefs and interests will also be explored in relation to career counselling and coaching.

The role of the psychologist in exploring individual differences in values, beliefs and interests will also be outlined.

What topics will you cover?

• Definitions of values, beliefs and interests

• Measures of vocational interest

• Holland’s RIASEC model

• Career counselling

• Employee coaching

• Applications of values, beliefs and interests to organisational settings

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Describe the differences between the terms values, beliefs and interests
  • Apply the concepts of values, beliefs and interests to organisational settings
  • Assess and summarise Holland’s RIASEC model of vocational interests
  • Appraise the role of psychology based career counselling
  • Prepare a career counselling interview
  • Identify how values, beliefs and interests can be used in employee coaching.

Who is the course for?

This course is for individuals who would like to find out how values, beliefs and interests can shape organisational performance and employee career decisions.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Anthony Thompson

Anthony Thompson

MSc Occupational Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology, FHEA, MBPsS.
Doctoral researcher specialising in workplace behaviour change, business psychology consultant, test user: ability and MBTI qualified.

Who developed the course?

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.