Motivating Your Workforce

Motivating employees is not just about giving rewards and incentives – it’s about showing them they make a difference and are valued. Employees who feel valued are more responsible, and productive.

This one-day workshop will help managers and leaders to engage employees, keep them focused and motivated. The workshop will focus on the need to manage the factors that contribute to employee motivation, and to create the conditions for people to perform and realize their potential.


  • Identify & understand the factors that may affect performance and motivation in the workplace
  • Understanding different motivation theories
  • Explore how to use employee engagement to increase motivation levels
  • Understand the critical importance of teams and individuals being motivated and committed to their objectives
  • Understand how levels of motivation and performance are linked and understand ways to improve them in the workplace


  • Be able to utilize a range of techniques to motivate individuals and monitor performance
  • Use positive approaches to offset negative attitudes in the workplace
  • Be able to improve levels of motivation and increase performance in the workplace
  • Design a motivating job
  • Create a motivational climate

Programme Content

  • Motivational Theories:
    • Maslow’s Hierarchy
    • MacGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y
    • Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory
    • McClelland’s 3-Needs Theory
  • Motivating through job design
  • Cognitive Evaluation Theory
  • Model of Intrinsic Motivation
  • Motivational technique: the carrot, the whip, and the plant
  • Creating a motivational climate
  • Performance Dimensions
  • Characteristics of an effective team
  • Roles and responsibilities of individuals in the team

Who should attend?

  • Senior Managers
  • Heads of Department
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Individuals who wish to improve their motivational skills teams