Course Description

Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Unlocking the Power of the Modern Workplace

In the rapidly evolving landscape of the modern workplace, understanding the intricate dynamics of human behavior has become paramount. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, commonly referred to as I/O Psychology, is at the forefront of this endeavor. With its vast array of tools, methodologies, and expertise, I/O Psychology has emerged as a pivotal force behind organizational success in the 21st century.

In recent years, the role of I/O psychology has been underscored by significant increases in workplace efficiency, profitability, and employee satisfaction. As per recent studies, companies that have integrated I/O methods have witnessed remarkable growth in productivity and profitability. This surge is largely attributed to the I/O discipline's focus on optimizing human potential within organizational frameworks.

For those intrigued by the dynamics of the corporate ecosystem, the role of an I/O Psychologist offers numerous avenues. They might work in-house within corporate entities, offer consultancy services to multiple organizations, or dive deep into academic research, studying workplace trends, and behaviors. This course will provide a deep dive into the diverse world of I/O Psychology, focusing primarily on roles within organizations and consultancy domains.

Course Content Overview:

  1. Preparation for a Career in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Delve into the foundational aspects, understand the qualifications, skills, and mindset required to excel in this field.

  2. Specializations in Organizational Psychology: Explore the diverse specializations available, from workforce analytics to employee wellness, and find your niche.

  3. Motivation and Leadership: Unearth the psychological triggers behind motivation, and understand leadership dynamics in a modern corporate context.

  4. Employee Selection: Master the art and science behind selecting the right talent, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and culture.

  5. Training and Development: Uncover strategies to continuously nurture and develop talent, ensuring they remain relevant and productive.

  6. Organization Development and Guided Change: Learn about the structured approach to change, ensuring smooth transitions and minimal disruptions.

  7. Organizational Behavior: Decode the behaviors, attitudes, and underlying factors that dictate organizational dynamics.

  8. Work, Stress, and Family Issues: Address the pressing challenges of work-life balance, and provide solutions for stress management.

  9. Job Analysis: Get an in-depth understanding of roles, responsibilities, and the competencies required for various job functions.

  10. The Use of Psychometric Testing: Harness the power of psychometric tools to assess and develop talent.

Whether your interests align with Employee Motivation, Diversity Coaching, or Training and Development, this course offers a comprehensive framework. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge, real-world case studies, and interactive sessions, you'll gain the expertise needed to navigate the intricate maze of the modern workplace.

Why Choose This Course?

The modern workplace is more than just a space of productivity; it's a complex web of human interactions, aspirations, and challenges. By understanding the core principles of I/O Psychology, you not only gain insights into these dynamics but also arm yourself with the tools to influence positive change. This course, with its extensive curriculum and expert guidance, provides the perfect launchpad for those eager to harness the transformative power of I/O Psychology.

Join us on this enlightening journey, and unlock the secrets of the modern workplace. Whether you're a budding professional, an HR enthusiast, or a corporate leader, there's a wealth of knowledge waiting for you. Dive in and elevate your understanding of the organizational cosmos!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe preparations for a career in industrial and organizational psychology.
  • Describe specializations in organizational psychology.
  • Summarize motivation and leadership.
  • Summarize techniques for employee selection.
  • Describe procedures for training and development.
  • Define organization development and guided change.
  • Summarize organizational behavior.
  • Describe work, stress and family issues.
  • Summarize conducting job analysis.
  • Describe the use of psychometric testing.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Exam 10 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 4 Exam 9 points
Lesson 5 Exam 9 points
Lesson 6 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 6 Exam 10 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 8 Exam 9 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
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