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Motivation and Engagement in an Uncertain World

Reflect on key changes affecting today’s organisations and what they mean for organisational relations, engagement and motivation.

Motivation and Engagement in an Uncertain World
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

Explore how we can offer more than work itself

The world in which we live is constantly changing, affecting the way in which organisations manage employee relations, motivation and engagement.

This course explores these changes in depth and assesses what they may mean for teams, groups and the employment relationship, as well as the impact they may have on employee engagement and motivation.

You’ll also reflect on methods that may help organisations to sustain employee motivation and engagement in the future.

What topics will you cover?

  • The key changes affecting today’s organisations
  • Recommendations for future management strategies
  • Sustaining employee motivation and engagement

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

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

  • Explore the key changes affecting today’s organisations
  • Discover what these changes mean for teams, groups and the employment relationship
  • Discuss how these changes will impact on employee engagement and motivation in the future
  • Explore methods which may help organisations to sustain employee motivation and engagement in the future
  • Explain your understanding of employee motivation and engagement at an applied level through the application of theory and practice to a case study and the development of a business report

Who is the course for?

This course is for students who wish to discover the importance of employment relationships and the importance motivation and engagement has in the workplace.

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

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

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.

  • Established

    1992
  • Location

    Coventry

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  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
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