The Specialist Certificate in Organizational Behavior Analysis course is our introductory training program to provide students with a foundation in advanced psychology focused on business application.
In this introductory certification program, participants will be introduced to the field of organisational behaviour analysis and will learn tools, practice, and applied strategies that support personal, organizational, and community productivity, performance, as well as well-being.
- From the course, you will first learn about psychology theories and research at individual, group and organisational levels.
- Learners will understand organisational behaviour and management practices by examining psychological principles.
- You will also facilitate a critical evaluation of organisational practices and their impact on work behaviours, attitude, and performance.
- Learners will be able to understand and apply individual behaviour in organisations
- You will also be able to understand and apply group behaviour in organisations, including communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict, and negotiations
- Learners will demonstrate an understanding and application to the organisational system, including organizational structures, culture, human resources, and change.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for any applicant who is interested in the area of organizational analysis and applied behaviorism, individuals from diverse industries who wishes to learn more about applied psychology in business, existing professionals who wishes to have a structured review of this specific skills or aspiring private practitioners or any practitioners in the area of psychology, psychotherapy, counselling or coaching.
Requirements for enrollment
1. Diploma or equivalent (including English); or
2. NITEC or Higher NITEC (including English); or
3. Mature candidates (≥ 30 years old with min. 8 years work experience) or
4. Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Topic 1: Introduction to Organizational Behavior, Personality and Individual Differences
This topic will explore organizational social dynamics, how personality affect employee attitudes and job performance and if organisations and if organizations should use personality tests to decide whether to hire job applicants.
Organizational Behavior. Performance and Attitude. Personality
Topic 2: Motivation and Reward
In this topic learners will explore, evaluate, and understand why individuals work, how employees can be motivated to achieve higher levels of performance and If pay an effective motivator.
Job Performance and Motivation. Theories of Motivation.
Topic 3: Perception, Cognition and Decision Making
In this topic, learners will learn How biases arise in decision making, and what happens when people attitudes are not consistent with their behaviours. Learners will also explore how attributions for people’s behaviours influence decision making.
Perception. Attribution. Decision Making.
Topic 4: Well-being at Work
In this topic, learners will explore learn how and what impact do employee emotions and emotional intelligence have on important organisational outcomes. Why individuals ‘burn out’ at work. What emotional labour is, and what are its repercussions.
Affect, Emotion & Mood. Emotional Intelligence. Burnout. Emotional Labour
Topic 5: Psychological Contract
This topic aims to analyse what types of relationships do organisations want with employees, and explore if organisations break promises to employees, why justice important to individuals in organization, and if fairness is equally important to all employees.
The Psychological Contract. Organizational Justice. Breach & Violation of Psychological Contract.
Topic 6: Group Dynamics and Team
This topic explores, discusses, and evaluate how group norms develop in groups, why individuals conform to group norms, what are cohesive groups and if cohesive groups better than diverse groups.
Group and Team. The Group. The Team.
Topic 7: Power and Politics
This topic explores and evaluate why some individuals or groups in organisations more powerful than others, why some supervisors abuse their power, why are some organisations more ‘political’ than others, and what the consequences of politics are for individuals in the organisation.
Power and Influence. Politics.
Topic 8: Culture in Organization
In this topic, learners examine wow organizational culture develop, how and why organisations differ in their culture, as well as how individual and organisational culture influence behaviour and performance.
Organizational Culture. Organizational Change. Socialization.
What this course is not
This course is not a substitute for postgraduate qualifications to be a professional counsellor or psychologist. You will need to reach out to your respective governing bodies to achieve that. In Singapore to be a professional counsellor or psychologist will require Masters degree and above, supervised practice of at least 600 (counsellor) hours or 1000 hours (for psychologist), and registration, licensing or chartership. Overseas, the requirements are more stringent and demanding. Please contact your local regulating bodies about this.
Duration of course
Total course duration is 24 hours and can be completed at the learner’s own pace, be it within a day or over several months. For busy adults, pre-recorded lectures are available; as such, the course can be attempted at the learner’s personal schedules.
For questions and guidance about the course content, our LMS system allows for learners to post their questions on the LMS learning wall, and a tutor will answer those queries to clarify the learner pointers.
How is this course delivered?
This course is delivered face-to-face (in person or via virtual environment) and supplemented via our e-learning portal, and through pre-recorded lectures for ease of accessibility.
Course Fee: $688 (U.P. $1038)
Registration Fee: $100
Material Fee: Free of charge
PSYREC Academy is an accredited consultancy, training, e-learning, and certification provider for the practice of clinical psychology, business psychology, and behavioral economics.
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