Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025

Institution Code




Why choose? this course?

Are the people within your business your main asset? Do they give you that competitive advantage over others in your sector or field? Engagement is key in 21st century people management. Discover how to motivate employees whilst increasing productivity, and apply effective employee engagement within your business.

Key course features

  • Gain an introduction to employee engagement and explore the value of incentivising and rewarding teams as well as workplace culture.
  • Understand motivational leadership and how to maintain highly productive working relationships.

What you will study

The short course will take place over 4 weeks, with each week addressing a different aspect of motivation and engaging your team, as below;

  • Motivation and related theories
  • An introduction to the concept of employee engagement and job satisfaction
  • Evaluating the value of rewards and incentives in motivating and engaging teams
  • Understanding workplace culture

Material will be available on Moodle, and students will be able to access the content which will include recorded lectures, podcasts and articles, and study in their own time, although there is some expectation that they aim to keep up to date on a weekly basis. (ie that tasks for week 1 are completed sometime within week 1) 

This flexible course offers a blended approach to learning, combining the convenience of e-learning with the interaction of classroom training.  In person group sessions are held on the university campus in Wrexham providing an interactive platform for participating students to share their learning experience.

This short course requires that the student can allocate 3 hours per week to their study, but there is no requirement to be online at a specific time. 

Teaching & Assessment

Students will be required to complete an online discussion forum on each weekly topic. The forums will enable students to reflect and demonstrate their learning. The expectation for the total word count is 1,000 words.

There will be clear guidance given to students regarding student expectation and assessments.  Students will not be expected to use Harvard referencing, but will need to list their sources of information.  The assessments will be 8 x 250 word contributions to a discussion forum, and will involve either opinion based, research based or experience based tasks related to the weekly content.   It is advised that students complete one forum each week, and it should not extend their study time per week by more than 30 minutes.

Fees & funding


Course dates

This course doesn’t have any fixed dates for the 2023/2024 academic year but is available upon demand.

If you would like to be part of a cohort for this short course, or if you would like to register a cohort from your workplace, please email us at

The delivery of this short course can be flexible to meet your or your business’ needs.