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About the Course

In this course, you will learn how to create a shared vision for your team and effectively communicate it to your teammates. You will also learn how to set effective goals and expectations in a way that best enables your team to attain the shared vision. Finally, you will understand the most important needs and drivers of performance across cultures, and will learn to align rewards with desired behaviors so that your teammates are motivated to attain the team’s objectives. Motivation represents a crucial challenge for contemporary organizations: A recent Gallup poll revealed that only 13% of workers worldwide exhibit high levels of engagement and motivation. We will show you why these motivation problems are not simply due to a “bad” or “unmotivated” team member. Rather, motivation is very much driven by what work conditions we create for our teammates, how we structure goals and objectives, and how we reward people for the accomplishment of those goals. This course will help you diagnose and solve motivation problems so that you can bring out the best in your people....

Top reviews

Jun 20, 2017

Great course, but perhaps forewarn students of the feedback assignment in week 4 a little bit earlier - it took me nearly a month to get feedback from people on my team because we are pretty busy.

Jun 24, 2016

Some material and the course was review from previous management classes whereas others were wonderfully thought-provoking. I wish many companies were forward-thinking enough to take this course.

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By Ahmed R - Y

Nov 7, 2016

professor Derue is a legend to be hones, True leader :)

By Herson N M

Sep 19, 2016

So far, so good! I am exciting to start the evaluations

By Nambajimana J d D

Feb 19, 2016

Useful course for my influencing and motivating ability

By durganbika r

Dec 4, 2015

Very useful, clearly explained, very engaging lecturers


Sep 8, 2020

Well Planned and Good amount of stuff..Great learning.

By Tobias K

Aug 24, 2020

Great introduction to leadership in a work invironment


Aug 17, 2020

An excellent course to develop your leadership skills.

By Wilson T

Aug 19, 2019

Very informative for someone who is in leadership role

By Ipsit A N

Dec 26, 2018

thank u 4 giving me a good opportunity in this course.

By Afoma O

Jun 24, 2017

I absolutely love the way real-life examples are used.

By Bradley S

Mar 28, 2016

For a new aspiring leader I found this course helpful.

By Andres A

Feb 7, 2016

Awesome teachers, and referential videos, movies, etc.

By a e m

Apr 11, 2017

i got alot of information from this course. Thank you

By Sarang B

Aug 11, 2020

Good Course. The assignments can be better explained

By Fritha J

Nov 20, 2016

Well paced, interesting, informative and applicable.

By Daniela R

Sep 2, 2020

Excellent tools provided!!! Absolutely recommended!

By Marcus A

May 26, 2020

Very much hands on excercises and inspiring topics.

By Tushar V P

May 19, 2020

Very excellent module of learning for Professionals

By Cristina A R

May 6, 2020

satisfecha por la facilidad de seguir preparandome.

By Deb A

Aug 6, 2019

Very helpful course to improve communication skills

By Boubacar T D

Dec 10, 2017

Very interesting course, I learned so much from it.

By amit k

Jan 9, 2017

Very good course. It has changed my way of thinking

By Joash N

Nov 6, 2020

Insightful course with very informative lecturers.

By Ravi S

Jul 29, 2020

It was an amazing experience throughout he course.

By Hashif M

Jun 12, 2020

Excellent Course for Individuals and Professionals