Unit 1: Explain the concept of motivation and its importance in enhancing performance levels.
Topic A: The term motivation is defined and discussed with examples.
Topic B: Motivating triggers are discussed with examples.
Topic C: Motivation is discussed in relation to its impact on performance levels.
Topic D: The negative impact of demotivation is discussed with examples.
Topic E: Typical indicators for measuring motivation levels are identified and selected for a leadership context.
Topic F: Motivation is discussed from an inspirational perspective and the importance of inspiration in driving self and others is explained with examples.
Unit 2: Explain and apply theories of motivation in a leadership context.
Topic A: Two theories of motivation are compared in terms of how each enables people to be motivated in both the personal and work environment.
Topic B: A theory is chosen and explained in terms of its application to self.
Topic C: A theory is chosen and explained in terms of its application to a team.
Topic D: A action plan is compiled to motivate self and others based on the chosen theories.
Unit 3: Apply techniques to enhance self-motivation and leadership performance.
Topic A: Self-motivation levels are analyzed and motivational problem areas identified in relation to leadership abilities.
Topic B: A plan to enhance self-motivation is outlined and implemented within a given timeframe.
Topic C: Techniques for sustaining self-motivation are identified and implemented in a leadership context.
Topic D: Leadership principles and skills are applied to enhance self-motivation in work context.
Topic E: Leadership principles and skills include but are not limited to resilience, consistency, goal setting and creating new challenges, creating and enabling environment.
Unit 4: Applying strategies to motivating others in a leadership context.
Topic A: The techniques leaders can use to motivate a team are identified and applied in own work context.
Topic B: The importance of leading by example is discussed and the concept of being a role-model in a leadership context is explained with examples.
Topic C: The importance that recognition, information, communication, empathy, decision-making and environment plays in motivating others is discussed with examples.
Topic D: The importance of creating a positive, conducive environment is discussed in relation to motivation.
Topic E: Feedback mechanisms are identified and applied in order to effectively motivate others.
Topic F: An action plan for motivating own work teams is outlined and implemented within given timeframes.
Topic G: The concept of empowerment is discussed as it relates to the motivating others in a leadership context.
Topic H: The role of personal success in inspiring self and others is discussed with examples.