Is the morale in your workplace low? If so, you might be wondering what you can do to help give your team a happiness and productivity boost – and we have the answer! On this engaging online course, you’ll delve deep into workplace psychology, and discover how to manage and motivate people effectively. You’ll explore how to work in harmony with different personality types, resolve disagreements positively, and recruit smartly.
Get inside the minds of your colleagues and discover the secrets to workplace harmony
Why Should You Study Psychology In The Workplace?
If you’re a manager or business owner, you’ll know that the people you employ are your company’s biggest asset; employee satisfaction is proven to boost productivity, which ultimately helps to improve your bottom line. So, what exactly does improve job satisfaction and morale? We'll provide you with the answers.
Ideal for those looking to boost their CV or simply to level up their knowledge and interpersonal skills. You don’t need to have any experience or previous qualifications to enrol on this workplace psychology course, and you can study in your own time, at your own pace.
What you'll learn
Unit 1 - Introducing Workplace Psychology
An overview of workplace psychology relating to individual growth and achievement. You’ll learn the importance of studying people though questioning and observation, environmental influences, mental experience, body/mind connections, feelings and emotions, and the ability adapt to the environment.
Unit 2 - Sensation and Perception
In this unit, you’ll look at how an individual is best placed for a certain role, focusing on required skill set, matching the right responses, and their emotional and mental make-up. You’ll look at stimuli and internal thoughts in relation to the process of sensation and perception.
Unit 3 - Different Personality Concepts
This unit covers the process of selection, placement and classification, exploring the concepts of personality character and temperament. You’ll entwine this with intelligence, character and knowledge and consider the application of psychology to situations in the workplace. This unit will grasp the depths of personality and how this can alter actions in the workplace.
Unit 4 - Psychological Testing
This unit delves into the method of testing using selection, guidance, training and intelligence. You’ll learn about preparing selection tests, vocational guidance and selection, and various types of training.
Unit 5 - Managing the Workplace
This section details the position of managers. You’ll learn about what makes a good manager and why they’re vital, directors of management, choosing executives, and achieving success in management.
Unit 6 - The Workplace Environment
In this unit, you’ll determine various conditions that can impact a workplace, including accidents in relation to the environment or an individual, being accident prone, and direct/indirect breakages.
Unit 7 - Motivating the Workplace
What really motivates people? This unit considers why humans act in a particular way, looking at different approaches to motivation. You’ll see how having a flexible management team who are able to adapt to the situation they are faced with is usually a more positive way of achieving an outcome.
Unit 8 - Recruitment
This unit will highlight the recruitment process, and the best ways to select candidates for a role. You’ll look at interview techniques, the training of interviewers and psychological tests which can be used during the recruitment process.
Unit 9 - Social Psychology
This unit will focus on the study of people’s behaviour and their interaction with certain groups. The types of interaction varies from situation to situation, with informal and formal conversations happening between colleagues regularly.
Unit 10 - Differences Between Individuals
This unit will highlight the classifications of mental health problems, the entry of these variants into the workplace and how industrial psychologists may be faced with the task of rehabilitating these people.
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How is this course assessed or examined?
Overview of assessment, number of exams, nature of them etc. Some of the following blocks can be removed depending on the nature of the assessment.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.