Extrinsic and Intrinsic Rewards Certification
Figuring out an ideal reward system is the best way to motivate yourself and others to complete tasks. There are two main types of rewards that people tend to use: extrinsic rewards and intrinsic rewards.
Understanding the difference between the main two types of rewards and how they can be applied to all situations, including at work and at home, can help you and others to feel more productive. This knowledge also helps you avoid over-rewarding individuals for certain tasks or behaviours, which almost always backfires.
This course provides you with comprehensive information regarding both extrinsic and intrinsic rewards. It begins by explaining extrinsic rewards in detail and moves on to describe intrinsic rewards.
The features and important aspects of each reward are reviewed, helping to clarify exactly what each one is.
The course then moves on to cover the ways in which you can use extrinsic rewards, in order to motivate yourself and others.
Finally, the course covers the importance of praise, mentorship, education and feedback.
You will Learn:
- When using extrinsic rewards should be done with caution.
- The features that must be present, in order to increase the value of intrinsic rewards.
- How to use extrinsic rewards to motivate, without it backfiring.
- The reasons why you should start with praise.
- How to use intrinsic rewards to motivate yourself and others at home or at work.
- Why you should provide opportunities for advancement.
Benefits of taking this Course
- Learning when extrinsic rewards are the most powerful motivators.
- Understanding when to use extrinsic rewards and when to use intrinsic rewards.
- Learning why you should never mix extrinsic and intrinsic rewards.
- Learning why providing extrinsic and intrinsic rewards are more motivating than punishments or negative consequences.
- Understanding the benefits of offering challenging work to all staff members.
Who can take the Extrinsic and Intrinsic Rewards Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Extrinsic and Intrinsic Rewards Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 3.0 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.