Communication Skills - Persuasion and Motivation - Revised
Enhance your communication skills by learning the theories behind persuasion and motivation with this course.
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This course begins by discussing the role of communication and its relationship with the art of persuasion. You will study the five-factor model for examining human personality as well as learn different negotiation techniques effective for reaching mutually satisfactory agreements between parties. You will look into what makes persuasion different from manipulation as well as study the factors that influence attitudes and messages. In addition, you will study the use of fear appeal and the process of negotiation.
You will then look into the relationship between motivation and achieving goals. Motivation relates to the force, stimulus, or influence that guides people to do the things they do. It is the call for action or behavior, moving the self to obtain pleasure and avoid pain. With this course, you will learn the theories surrounding motivation and the ways to help increase an individual’s motivation. In addition, you will also look into the relationship between leadership and motivation as well as how a person can be a good leader.
Improving your persuasion and motivation skills can do you a lot of good. Upon the completion of this course, you will learn motivation techniques that will give your behavior its much-needed energy and direction which is useful not just in your personal life but more importantly for your career. You will also learn motivation theories applicable to any leadership role. Check out this course and start developing your communication and motivation skills now!
Introduction to Persuasion
Introduction to Persuasion - Learning Outcomes
The Art of Persuasion Part I
The Art of Persuasion Part II
From Persuasion to Negotiation
Conflicts And Networking - Lesson Summary
Introduction To Motivation
Introduction To Motivation - Learning Outcomes
Leadership and Motivating Others
Introduction to Motivation - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Explain the different factors which influence persuasion
- Discuss the difference between persuasion and manipulation
- Identify what factors influence attitudes
- Outline what can influence a message
- Define the use of fear appeal
- Discuss the process of negotiation
- Explain the relationship between motivation and achieving goals
- Discuss the theories surrounding motivation
- Outline ways to help increase an individual’s motivation
- Describe how a person can be a good leader
- Discuss the relationship between leadership and motivation
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