Motivational Skills for Leaders

Oct 18, 2017 08:00am -
Oct 18, 2017 12:00pm


Event Description

Leaders are tasked with ‘motivating’ people and building engagement, but doing so can be difficult. In this workshop we’ll identify the factors that affect employee performance in the 21st century workplace and how you can impact it. You will learn ways to help build engagement in your employees as well as leadership styles that can influence motivation and build positive behaviors. In this workshop emphasis will be placed on understanding the three essential elements of motivation and how it affects performance and employee development.

At the end of this class you will be able to:

  • identify seven reasons why “carrot-and-stick” motivation doesn’t work.
  • recognize the three essential elements of motivation in today’s workforce.
  • develop strategies and tactics for developing engagement and building positive behaviors.
  • define actions leaders can take to support motivation and engagement.
  • identify metrics that measure the results of engagement.
  • apply leadership styles that can influence employee motivation and engagement

Topics that will be covered:

  • Successful Performance Equation
  • Upgrading How We Motivate
  • The Need for Autonomy
  • Making Progress at Work
  • Making a Contribution
  • Being Part of a Cause
  • Why Engagement Matters and What it Drives
  • Developing Engaging Leaders

Prerequisites: Managers and leaders who want to learn new ways to increase employees’ motivation and engagement in their jobs.

Advanced Preparation: There is no advanced preparation for this course.

Competencies: Motivating & Engaging

Delivery Method: Group-Live

Program Level: Basic

HRCI Accreditation:
Recertification Credit Hours: 3.5
Specified Credit Hours: HR

“The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.”


SHRM Accreditation:
Professional Development Credits awarded: 3.5
AAIM Employers’ Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Recommended CPE Credits: 4.5

Fields of Study: Communications, Personal Development

Duration: Half-day – 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Member Cost:  $307; NonMember Cost: $407

CANCELATION POLICY: All registrations are firm. Substitutions are encouraged when the original registrant is unable to attend. A full credit will be given when the registrant cancels/reschedules MORE THAN two weeks prior to the date of the scheduled program.

No-shows/day of class cancelations will be billed in full. In the case of illness or a medical emergency, the registrant must notify AAIMEA and will then be offered the next date of the program at half price after the absence is paid in full. 

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancelation policies, please contact AAIM’s Research and Solutions Team at 314-968-3600.​

Event Type:Public Training
Category:Leadership Development
Early registration ends on Nov 15, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Nov 16, 2016 and ends on Oct 17, 2017.
Late registration starts on Oct 18, 2017.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

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