Short Course On Campus

Energizing People for Performance

Northwestern University

3 days
6150 USD/full
6150 USD/full
Tuition fee
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Whether you are a leader of a small team or a large business unit, you know that motivating and energizing people to perform is one of the most critical aspects of your role. The Energizing People for Performance programme is offered at the Northwestern University.


In a collaborative learning environment, you’ll participate in lively classroom sessions and interactive exercises, self-assessments and case studies designed to help you identify your strengths and communication style as you master the processes and tools required to motivate your team to higher levels of performance. You’ll also receive personalized coaching focused on helping you become a more effective manager and leave with a personal action plan for engaging, energizing and empowering your people.

During the Energizing People for Performance course at the Northwestern University, you will:

  • Identify strategies to motivate and energize individuals to produce superior bottom-line results
  • Assess your leadership capabilities, preferences and approach to identify areas of strength and opportunity
  • Increase your personal effectiveness as a manager of people through experiential learning focused on practical application
  • Engage in small group discussion with a professional coach and develop a personal action plan you can implement immediately

Programme Structure

The Energizing Leader

  • Learn the personal and situational facets of leadership that build trust and engagement in the workforce
  • Improve your ability to diagnose performance, communicate expectations and motivate people for results
  • Build awareness of your approach to leading others and of your people’s approach to work, and develop strategies to bridge the gap

Strategies for Energizing Individuals and Teams 

  • Identify the multi-faceted forces that contribute to the success or failure of individual employees and effective methods to manage them
  • Explore the importance of alignment among organizational strategy, culture and leadership to propel performance
  • Acquire core coaching skills for grooming others for leadership and practice them with peers in class
  • Develop strategies for communicating with employees to optimize relationships and elevate performance


  • Middle-, upper- and senior-level executives
  • Human resources professionals
  • High-potential employees who have (or will soon have) significant responsibility for managing and leading others
  • Federal Government managers who have responsibility for motivating employees and fostering their individual growth

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • START: April 12 at 4:00 PM; END: April 16 at 12:00 PM
  • START: November 8 at 8:00 AM; END: November 10 at 5:00 PM




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6150 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6150 USD for the full programme during 3 days.
  • National

    6150 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6150 USD for the full programme during 3 days.
  • April : $6,150
  • November : $8,350 - Fee includes lodging and most meals

Living costs for Evanston

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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