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Communication Skills - Persuasion and Motivation Course


Communication Skills - Persuasion and Motivation
Communication Skills - Persuasion and Motivation

Learn the communication skills behind persuasion and motivating people.


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Course Description

This free online course Communication Skills - Persuasion and Motivation will help you to understand the art of persuasion, and how to motivate both yourself and others. The course will look at how persuasion impacts our daily lives, and discusses the differences between persuasion and manipulation. The course will also guide you through motivation theories.

First, you will be introduced to the basics of persuasion. Theories surrounding the art of persuasion will be examined in detail including manipulation, brainwashing, and Stockholm syndrome. You will also look at the role which persuasion plays in negotiation, and the difference between the two.

You will also examine the importance of motivating both oneself and others. You will look at the importance of motivation to leadership, and the motivation techniques which team leaders can utilize.

This course will be of interest to professionals who are required to communicate as part of their job, either to customers or colleagues. It will also be of interest to anyone who is hoping to enhance their daily lives through improving their persuasion and motivation skills.

CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Explain the relationship between motivation and achieving goals.
- Discuss the theories surrounding motivation.
- Explain ways to help increase an individual’s motivation.
- Explain the different factors which influence persuasion.
- Discuss the difference between persuasion and manipulation.
- Discuss factors influencing attitudes.
- Explain what can influence a message.
- Discuss the use of fear appeal.
- Explain what is meant by negotiation.
- Discuss the process of negotiation.
- Explain how a person can be a good leader.
- Discuss the relationship between leadership and motivation.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 5 votes
Course Title: Communication Skills - Persuasion and Motivation
Course #: 1034
Course Publisher: Channel 9
Course Category: 6
Content Origin:
Course Description: This free online course Communication Skills - Persuasion and Motivation will help you to understand the art of persuasion, and how to motivate both yourself and others. The course will look at how persuasion impacts our daily lives, and discusses the differences between persuasion and manipulation. The course will also guide you through motivation theories.

First, you will be introduced to the basics of persuasion. Theories surrounding the art of persuasion will be examined in detail including manipulation, brainwashing, and Stockholm syndrome. You will also look at the role which persuasion plays in negotiation, and the difference between the two.

You will also examine the importance of motivating both oneself and others. You will look at the importance of motivation to leadership, and the motivation techniques which team leaders can utilize.

This course will be of interest to professionals who are required to communicate as part of their job, either to customers or colleagues. It will also be of interest to anyone who is hoping to enhance their daily lives through improving their persuasion and motivation skills.
License: This course is available from Channel 9 OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 24th February 2017
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Third Level
Validation: Level 6
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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