Employee engagement is not just an HR issue; it is primarily a business challenge that modern organizations are increasingly facing. According to Gallup International 29% of employees are engaged in their work, 55% are not, and 16% are actively disengaged. The cost of employee disengagement is enormously high; Gallup puts it at US$470 billion per year for the US economy. As such employee engagement and retention becomes a top priority for modern organizations who want to compete in the market, increase their market share and achieve higher returns on investment. On this course you will learn what employee engagement is all about, design appropriate surveys to measure it, and most importantly craft and implement successful engagement initiatives that impact overall business performance.
The course uses a mix of interactive techniques such as lecturettes, case analysis and discussions, group activities, sharing experiences as well as short films about organizations that have managed to boost their employee engagement rates.
Managers who want to know the secrets of employee engagement, how it leads to improved productivity and customer service and how to encourage employees to go the extra mile. More specifically, the course is tailored to meet the needs of professional HR people as well as supervisors and managers whose primary responsibility is to engage and motivate their staff.
HR Certification Institute (HRCI) : Meirc is an approved provider with the HR Certification Institute. Established in 1976, HRCI is an internationally certifying organization for the human resource profession and a global leader in developing rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery and real-world application of forward-thinking HR practices, policies and principles. Today, more than 120,000 professionals worldwide proudly maintain their HR Certification Institute’s credentials as a mark of high professional distinction. By successfully completing any Meirc program which is approved by HRCI, participants will earn credit hours essential for maintaining professional distinction of PHR®, SPHR® or GPHR®.
Society for Human Resourse Management(SHRM) : Meirc is recognized by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Preferred Provider. This recognition implies that participants who attend any of the SHRM approved programs delivered by Meirc Training & Consulting will earn a number of Professional Development Credits (PDCs) which will help them maintain their certification in SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.