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Communication Skills - Persuasion and Motivation - Revised

Enhance your communication skills by learning the theories behind persuasion and motivation with this course.

Communications
Free Course
This free online communication skills course focuses on persuasion and motivation. It will introduce you to the art of persuasion and teach you motivation techniques useful in any situation. Persuasion impacts our daily lives and differs from manipulation. With this course, you will learn their differences as well as look into brainwashing and Stockholm syndrome. You will also study different motivation theories, and more!
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

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!

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Learning Outcomes

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

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

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