The purpose of the Human Asset Management: Recognition course is to engage participants in the following learning activities: understanding what recognition means, exploring the importance of recognition as a human need both personally and professionally, and identifying practical ways to incorporate recognition into their individual work environments.

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: N/A

Instructional Method: Group-Live

Instructor: Normandy Roden

Recommended CPE Credit: 1 Hour

Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources

 Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define recognition and its significance as a common human need and its importance in optimizing the human work environment;
  • Describe the role of recognition as a motivation factor;
  • Describe the role of recognition in professional development;
  • Identify characteristics and components of employee recognition by managers, manager recognition by employees, and peer-to-peer recognition; and,
  • Define components of a successful (formal) recognition program.

Program Policies

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