University of Applied Research & Development (UARD)
This course introduces organizational behavior, the social-scientific study of individuals and groups in work organizations. Built on findings from psychology, social-psychology, sociology, and cultural anthropology, this course examines employee motivation and job satisfaction, factors influencing levels of job performance and psychological dimensions of the work environment.
The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of organizational behavior.
- Collaboratively and autonomously research, analyses and evaluate information from a wide variety of sources.
- Apply relevant contemporary theories, concepts and models in order to analyze organizational environments, cases and issues.
- Motivation and Rewards
- Intrinsic Motivation and Job Redesign
- Psychological Contracts
- Power and Politics in Organizations
- Culture in Organizations
22 – 28 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.
Take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.