Your online learning journey

Designed to ensure you gain practical tools to drive organizational performance.

Your online learning journey

Designed to ensure you gain practical tools to drive organizational performance.

Unit 1: The importance of context
  • Understand how context supports organizational and individual transformation.
  • Identify behaviors you wish to change and focus on your leadership role in supporting the process.
  • Evaluate change research from psychology and other fields.
  • Share your experience with a personal coach and the group.
Unit 2: Intrinsic motivation
  • Explore key influences on intrinsic motivation: autonomy, mastery, and connection.
  • Learn to enhance intrinsic motivation in yourself and others by using practical tools in each of the three areas.
  • Work with your personalized coach and in peer discussion to analyze your own intrinsic motivation.
Unit 3: Extrinsic motivation
  • Discover how extrinsic motivation encourages behavior change in tandem with intrinsic motivation.
  • Evaluate the strengths and pitfalls of several motivational tools.
  • Identify whether you and your employees are “prevention” or “promotion” focused, and how this affects your choice of a motivator.
Unit 4: Ability & individual differences
  • Examine the second dimension of the “MAPS model”: ability.
  • Learn to gauge the importance of individual differences.
  • Drill down further into competencies involved in your desired behavior changes.
  • Think about and model potential obstacles to change. Identify key sources of individual difference.
Unit 5: Psychological capital – confidence & optimism
  • Develop strategies to support psychological capital and help sustain behavior change.
  • Dig deeper into self-confidence and optimism.
  • Discover how to enhance others’ confidence with guided mastery, modeling, and mental visualization.
  • Understand how cognitive distortions impact people’s optimism.
Unit 6: Psychological capital – willpower & resilience
  • Learn how willpower and resilience foster behavior change.
  • Find out more about their limits and strengths, and tools to strengthen an individual’s willpower.
  • Reflect on how willpower has helped or hindered you in different situations.
  • Build your willpower and resilience for future challenges.
Unit 7: Building a supportive environment
  • Consider how to foster a supportive environment for performance and development.
  • Dissect habit structure and learn to use it to support the desired change.
  • Analyze four steps to forming good habits and three options to break bad ones.
  • Work through the steps to build better habits.
Unit 8: Becoming an architect of change
  • Become an architect of change for your organization.
  • Explore how the science of choice architecture (or “nudging”) can support behavior change in yourself and others.
  • Reconnect with your coach and co-create an action plan for implementing sustainable change in your workplace.

Coaching

You will have a dedicated learning coach, making sure you receive a highly individualized learning experience.

Your professional learning coach accompanies you through your 8-week learning journey on this Changing Employee Behavior online course. They provide support and feedback as you apply your learning directly into your workplace, where it has an immediate impact.

Their input helps you translate your learning to your particular context. By spreading this feedback regularly throughout the program, you’ll be sure to embed your ongoing learning directly in your daily work.

Your professional learning coach interacts with you via video, in writing, and over the phone. You have calls, spread across the 8-weeks, at intervals that consolidate your learning.

Your learning coach helps you

Define your learning objectives
Review your progress on a weekly basis
Overcome your challenges
Translate what you learn to your own context

Your weekly schedule including interaction with your coach

Acquire knowledge
  • Videos
  • Cases studies

 

Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week

Connect & Apply
  • Discussion forums
  • Peer review
  • Exercises

 

Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week

Progress
  • Professional coaching
  • Project application in your business

 

Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week

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