Performance Matters: The Importance of Praise

Duration : 2 hours Course Level : Introductory Delivery Method : Online
Course Cost : £41.99

Performance Matters: The Importance of PraiseA motivated workforce is essential for a business to grow and thrive. Businesses where morale is high enjoy increased rates of productivity, better quality output, reduced absenteeism and lower staff turnover.

A useful introduction to using praise in the workplace, Performance Matters: The Importance of Praise explores why praise is such a vital management tool. By understanding why morale is closely linked to performance and why employees rate ‘feeling valued’ so highly, managers will be able to make praise part of the business culture and reap the rewards of a more motivated, productive workforce.

Who is the course for?

Performance Matters: The Importance of Praise is suitable for people who are likely to become first-time managers, and those who are already managers but have limited knowledge of how to use praise to make their staff realise that their efforts are appreciated.

This course is appropriate to any business sector, there are no formal entry requirements and employees do not require any prior experience.

What will you get from this course?

When you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • know how to deliver praise
  • understand the value of adding praise to the corporate culture
  • seek opportunities to praise staff
  • recall the six rules for praising staff correctly

Course features

Famous faces including John Cleese show you how to make your staff feel valued and appreciated, and how easy it is to make them feel unappreciated simply by whether or not you praise them. A department head who is struggling with high turnover is forced to face up to the situation and learn the importance of praise in order to keep his staff.

Set in everyday surroundings, well-known performers act out realistic situations in a light hearted and entertaining way that will help you recognise some common errors and understand how to correct them. The familiar settings and witty role play will help you to apply the material to your own workplace.

Before you begin you’ll take a short test to help identify any knowledge gaps. As you work through the course you’ll be presented with simple exercises to check your learning.

You can start the course straight away and access it at any time, providing you have the use of a computer with an internet connection. The course is available for six months from the date first accessed.

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