Effective Strategies for Employee Motivation

A Leadership Course

*This course can be tailored or customized to your specific needs.

Course Overview

This seminar focuses on identifying effective strategies for increasing employee motivation and morale to achieve increased productivity. Participants learn how to enhance employee performance, improve productivity, communicate expectations and manage employee buy-in by reviewing key elements of high-level leadership and guidance. Learn how to motivate employees to higher levels of satisfaction in this analysis of employee learning, communication, and performance styles.


  1. Understand the difference between self-motivation/self-accountability
  2. Identify good coaching techniques
  3. Apply key elements of leadership, guidance, and inspiration
  4. Adopt continuous model of assessment and evaluation of employee motivation

Lesson 1: The Organizational Benefits of a Motivated Employee

  • Create a self-directed employee
  • Why employees need self-motivation
  • Empower employees to make decisions

Lesson 2: Mentoring vs. Coaching

  • Identify if the employee needs mentoring or coaching
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Strength-Finding vs Fault-Finding

Lesson 3: Utilizing the Tools of Leadership, Guidance, and Inspiration to Motivate Employees

  • Utilize transformational leadership
  • Teaching moments vs. beating moments
  • Situational leadership tools

Lesson 4: Lesson 4: Management vs. Employee Roles

  • Collaborative effort with input from both sides
  • Proactive vs. Reactive communication
  • Structured “touch points” throughout the year for re-evaluation