ENGAGE: Behavioural Science for Managers

How to get your team to better engage with you as a manager / team leader

Bookings and enquiries:

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Who is this programme for?

Managers and team-leaders ... anyone for whom:

  • Leading and motivating a team is a key part of your role
  • Your results depend on engaging your team members
  • You have to spend a portion of your time giving briefings and team updates
  • You also spend more time communicating by e-mail
  • You need to balance your own work and your role as a manager/coach/mentor


Why should you attend?

  • You find that your team aren’t always engaging or acting on things
  • You may have received feedback that you need to up your game on the ‘people’ side
  • You may have been told you are too technical
  • You are uncomfortable with some aspects of the role
  • You find some types of interactions – individual and team - harder than others


What outcomes can you expect?

  • You will have a better understanding of what motivates people to act - or not
  • You will learn how to get people to better engage with you as a manager
  • You will be able to create a culture of engagement within your team
  • You will know better how to motivate individuals, and the team
  • You will have tools and frameworks to guide you in key communications, briefings, emails


What is the format of the programme?

  • Expert inputs in the psychology of motivation, engagement, and communication – evidence-based
  • Interactive exercises and facilitator led group discussion
  • Pre-reading and follow-up reading suggestions
  • Take away tools to boost team engagement
  • A completed personal development plan


Course Outline

  1. Science of Behavioural Economics
    • Evidence from the real world
  2. Building Successful Teams and Culture
  3. The Six Fundamentals
    • What influences behaviour and how to use that within your organisation
  4. Toolkit: Social Elements of Motivation
    • Increasing motivation using the Social Motivation Matrix
    • Making people more receptive to your message
  5. Toolkit: Application in Communication
    • Communicating to create understanding applying ACE2
    • Impact within organisations
  6. Personal Development Planning
    • Practical Planning Exercise with Tutor Coaching


Who is delivering the course?

Donal Cronin – Director

  • Donal Cronin, Carr CommunicationsOne of the most recognised communications and training experts in Ireland.
  • Has provided strategic communications consultancy and training to the country’s leading organisations including Irish Life, Bank of Ireland, EPA, SEAI and AIB.
  • Speech writer to former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds, Donal has a reputation among senior leaders as the best person to help articulate strong, clear messages.

Amy Hume – Behavioural Economics Consultant

  • Amy Hume, Carr CommunicationsMSc in Behavioural Science for Management from the University of Stirling, with particular interest in the role of communication and motivation in decision making.
  • Provides research, consulting and training to organisations such as Irish Life, SEAI, Permanent TSB and across a wide range of EU funded research programmes.
  • Previously worked as a researcher for Professor Liam Delaney, who is now AIB Professor of Economics at UCD.

Contact us

Tel: (+353.1) 772 8900
Email: info@carrcommunications.ie

Our office hours are:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: Office is closed

Client support is available 24/7. Please call (+353.1) 772 8900 out of normal office hours to hear mobile numbers of our staff on duty. We can also be contacted by email outside normal office hours.