Creating a Positive Atmosphere (1.75 Hours)
The course focuses on the benefits of engaging the workforce and of establishing a positive work culture. It addresses common qualities of engaged employees, drivers of employee motivation, and commitment challenges. Participants learn how employee engagement links to the bottom line by reducing turnover, best practices for creating a positive work environment, and the benefits of establishing a positive and engaged workforce, its characteristics, and concrete steps to creating one. The course explores the signs and impacts of negativity, as well as taking corrective action, if necessary, to engage employees. Course participants become familiar with organizational learning and its benefits to an organization. Additionally, the course examines the role of training, knowledge management, and technology in developing employees and the pivotal role of continuous learning. By exploring the essential elements and indicators of a self- development culture, the course prepares for workplace assessment and its conduciveness to learning. Developing talent increases competitiveness and creates more satisfied, goal-oriented employees – which leads to a more profitable organization.
Approval Number: 20-866184
Provider Number: 50-31808
Creating a Positive Atmosphere- 1.75 Hours*
Positive Atmosphere: Establishing an Engaged Workforce
An engaged workforce creates a positive work environment that boosts productivity, encourages creativity, and helps you engage and retain talented employees. This in turn will make your organization more profitable and innovative and will strengthen your employees’ work ethic. In this course, you’ll learn about the benefits of engaging your workforce and of establishing a positive work culture. You’ll learn how to recognize common qualities of engaged employees, understand what drives employee motivation, and recognize commitment challenges. You’ll also learn how employee engagement links to the bottom line by reducing turnover.
Positive Atmosphere: Establishing a Positive Work Environment
A positive workplace is paramount to your organization’s long-term success. As a manager, you play a key role in establishing a positive work culture and noticing when negativity takes the place of positivity. As a leader, you can foster a positive work environment by communicating honestly, respecting, supporting, engaging others, and maintaining a good attitude. This course will introduce you to best practices for creating a positive work environment. You’ll learn the benefits of establishing a positive and engaged workforce, its characteristics, and concrete steps to create one. You’ll also explore how to recognize the signs and impacts of negativity, and how to take corrective action if necessary to engage employees.
Positive Atmosphere: How Organizational Learning Drives Positive Change
If your organization creates a positive learning culture that focuses on developing people, it will not only weather difficult times better than most but will flourish in an ultra-competitive global market. In this course, you’ll be introduced to organizational learning and its benefits to your organization. You’ll examine the role of training, knowledge management, and technology in developing employees, and learn about the pivotal role of continuous learning. By exploring the essential elements and indicators of a self-development culture, the course prepares you to assess your current workplace and determine how conducive it is to learning. Developing talent will increase your competitiveness and create more satisfied, goal-oriented employees – which leads to a more profitable organization.
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The course SME reports no financial relationships relevant to the content of this course.
Methods and CE Requirements:
This online course consists of a combined total of 3 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 1.75 hours of continuing education by completing all modules within this course. Participants must complete the media-based video lectures, lesson tests and all required course components to claim continuing education credit.
Martinsburg College shall furnish a written statement of completion to each participant who completes each continuing education program. The statement shall be signed by the instructor or an individual designated by the instructor and shall contain the name of the continuing education program; the number of credit hours; the date of the continuing education program; the name of the participant; and the approved provider number.
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