Engaging and Empowering Your People

Building a Results-Oriented Work Environment

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About This Course

Gallup research conducted in 2012—which examined 49,928 business or work units and included about 1.4 million employees in 192 organizations, across 49 industries, and in 34 countries—makes clear that employee engagement strongly relates to key organizational outcomes in any economic climate. Employee engagement is an important competitive differentiator for organizations.

Gallup found that businesses that score in the top half of their organization in employee engagement have nearly double the odds of success (based on a composite of financial, customer, retention, safety, quality, shrinkage, and absenteeism metrics) when compared with those in the bottom half. Employee engagement affects nine performance outcomes, including productivity, profitability, turnover, safety incidents and quality.

This Learning Sprint arms teams with tools and practices to drive employee engagement and empower the work force to improve key business metrics.

Expert Faculty

Kim Cameron

William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations in the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

Course Features

100% Online Course Platform

30 Minutes Per Day

Leadership Coaching

World-Class Expert Teaching

Community of Practice

What You Will Learn

An understanding of what empowerment means, why it matters, and your current empowerment performance

Recommended approaches to drive team empowerment, guided by an empowerment case study

Practical approaches to generate higher engagement

What You Will Do

Understand what empowerment means, why it matters, and how you currently perform when it comes to empowerment

Learn approaches to drive team empowerment, guided by an empowerment case study

Explore why engagement is important and how it is measured.

Course Overview

Day One


  • Engagement in Your Work
  • Increasing Engagement Through Positive Meaning
  • Meaning in Your Organization
Day Two


  • Three Strategies for Increasing Engagement
  • Global Study on Engagement
  • What Does This Mean for You?
Day Three


  • Empowerment Define
  • The Case for Empowerment
  • Five Key Dimensions of Empowerment
Day Four


  • Disciplines of Empowerment
  • How Empowered Are You?
  • Empowerment at Your Organization
Day Five


  • Options include Video Response, Online Discussion, or Live Event
  • Cohort members and expert(s) exchange ideas about content significance, application, and possible next steps

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