Pre-Conference Workshop on SDT in Business & Organizations

Putting Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Work

June 1, 2016
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: The Fairmont Empress Hotel (Victoria, BC)
Lunch and refreshments included
Travel and accommodation

How motivated and satisfied are my employees? How engaged and loyal are my customers? How can I enhance employee and customer experiences and engagement?

Fortune 500 companies and best-selling books such as Drive have adopted Self-Determination Theory (SDT) as a blueprint for developing the business climate that will support deeper and more effective motivation, engagement, and satisfaction in employees, customers, and clients alike. Organizations all around the world want to learn the basic principles of SDT and apply it to their work, and top management consultants use SDT as the guidebook for change.

This 1-Day intensive training workshop will give you the chance to hear and interact with the SDT experts in this field, including SDT founders Richard Ryan and Edward Deci, and Scott Rigby, the founder of the world’s foremost consulting firm in the application of SDT to business.

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Expert Leaders:

Edward L. Deci, Ph.D.

Edward Deci, PhD
SDT Co-Founder, Author, and
Professor at the University of Rochester

Training Objectives:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of SDT constructs & discover precisely why it’s a superior way of thinking about motivation & sustained engagement that comes from building value for employees, customers & clients.
  • Practically apply the SDT framework in actionable ways, helping organizations translate theory into practice with case studies that apply the theory in core areas of employee communication; customer satisfaction and service offerings; and product development that directly impacts key business outcomes.
  • Learn the important elements of effective management styles and interpersonal communications with employees.
  • Utilize SDT across multiple markets, including media, health care, financial services, software and video game development, manufacturing; consulting, and others.

Scott Rigby, PhD
Founder and C.E.O. of Immersyve Inc.,
Celebration FL.

Richard Ryan, PhD
SDT Co-Founder and Professor,
Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Australian Catholic University.

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