Wharton Managing and Motivating Talent
Course Number: ABA
Course Code: n/a
People are the most valuable asset of any business—but they are also the most unpredictable and difficult to manage. While managing people well is critical to the health of any organization, most managers don’t get the training they need to make good management decisions. Now, award-wining authors and renowned management professors, Mike Useem and Peter Cappelli, of the Wharton School, have designed a course to introduce you to the key elements of managing people.
Based on their popular class at Wharton, this course will teach you how to motivate individual performance and design effective reward systems. You’ll learn how to create jobs and organize work for high performance, as well as how to make timely management decisions. You’ll also discover how to design and change your organization’s architecture. By the end of the course, you will have developed the skills you need to start motivating and rewarding employees in your organization so that your company can thrive both as a business and a social organization.
Wharton management professors Michael Useem and Peter Cappelli created this course to introduce you to the key elements of managing talent and motivating people. By the end of this session, you will have developed the skills you need to start motivating and rewarding people in your organization, so it can thrive as a business and social entity.
- Section 1: Motivation and Reward
- Section 2: Tasks, Jobs and Systems of Work
- Section 3: Making Good and Timely Management Decisions
- Section 4: Designing and Changing the Organization’s Architecture