University of Michigan
Inspiring and Motivating Individuals
University of Michigan

Inspiring and Motivating Individuals

This course is part of Leading People and Teams Specialization

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Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.

Instructor: Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.

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14 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Learn how to create a shared vision for your team and effectively communicate it to your teammates.

  • Set effective goals and expectations.Understand the most important needs and drivers of performance across cultures.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(5,521 reviews)

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
14 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

Every team needs a vision consisting of a shared purpose, core values and stretch goals. As a team leader, it is your responsibility to to create and communicate this vision. In this module, you will learn how to become a visionary leader.

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18 videos10 readings1 quiz1 peer review

As a leader, one of your most important roles is to set clear goals and expectations. In this module, you will learn what makes for an effective goal, how to make goals meaningful and motivating, and the risks of setting goals that are too challenging or too specific.

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8 videos4 readings1 quiz1 peer review

To lead people, you must understand what motivates people to take action and contribute to the team. In this module, you will learn the fundamental needs that drive human behavior, and learn how to leverage these needs to enhance motivation in your team.

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12 videos1 reading1 quiz

One of the most common problems in organizations is that rewards are not aligned with desired behavior. Another common problem is ineffective feedback on performance. In this module, you will learn how to align rewards with behavior and deliver effective feedback to drive performance in your team.

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12 videos8 readings1 quiz1 peer review

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4.8 (885 ratings)
Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
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