Course: Psychology at the Workplace
Description of the Course
I/O Psychology it is a branch of applied Psychology concerned with human behaviour in the workplace. It is an application of psychological and scientific principles in the workplace. In addition, this field pursues to understand human behaviour within the occupational settings. This course covers the main concepts of Workplace Psychology, focusing on the techniques of Job Analysis, (which provides information about recruitment, selection and performance appraisal, necessary tools to prepare a job description) and Job Design, (which aims to improve the level of employees’ job satisfaction, to improve quality and to reduce employee problems like grievances and absenteeism).
Typical Industries for Psychology at workplace Majors:
- Health care
- Wholesale and retail trade
- Hotels & restaurants
- Service industries
- Owner/managers of small and medium sized enterprises
As an industrial-organizational psychologist, it’s never a dull day at work. You’ll get satisfaction from helping to improve work processes and environments in a multitude of ways. Some typical job descriptions include working in consulting, consumer, engineering or personnel psychology.
What will I learn?
Selection and recruitment methods used by organizational psychologists, and ways to enhance employee motivation and minimise job stressors through stress management are also taught on the course.
What’s include in the price pack?
- Notes to read
- Final Exam