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In: Work skills

What you’ll learn...

  • Why motivation is important in the workplace
  • Tools for managing setbacks when challenges
    come your way
  • How to set goals that align with your values
  • How aligning your values with your goals can
    help you stay motivated
  • What your values are and how they affect
    your motivation

Course description

Everything we do starts with motivation. The ability to be motivated at work and to stay motivated, even when we have setbacks is a very important skill. It’s not always easy to be motivated, in life and at work. In this course, we’ll explore tools you can use to help you stay motivated.

Here’s what we’ll cover in this course. We’ll:

  • explore why motivation is important and what it means to us
  • learn how to get motivated by connecting our values to our goals
  • look at strategies for staying motivated when challenges come our way

The Motivation course is part of the UP Skills for Work program which helps you build skills for learning, work, and life. When you have these skills, you have the foundation you need to work well with others — at work, at home, and in your community. The UP Skills for Work program courses include: Motivation, Attitude, Accountability, Presentation, Collaboration, Time Management, Adaptability, Stress Management, Reading, Writing, Numeracy, Digital, Problem Solving, Confidence, Communication, Creativity and Innovation.

This course is made possible through the generous support of Canada Life, the founding sponsor of UP Skills for Work, and is funded in part by the Government of Canada under the Future Skills program. To learn more about the program, please visit the UP Skills for Work website.

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