Motivating and Managing Performance


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Please apply 4-6 weeks prior to program commencement.

Motivating and Managing Performance

Inspire your team to organisational success through our Motivating and Managing Performance program.

This intensive learning experience is designed to strengthen your skills in managing employee performance and encouraging their improvement – two abilities that are fundamental to business-wide effectiveness. Our relevant concepts and live performance feedback will also help reduce work-related stress while boosting your overall leadership capabilities.  

The program may be undertaken in an assessed mode, leading to an accredited Specialist Certificate from the University of Melbourne. Learn more.

"This program gave me the opportunity to reflect on my working relationships, their health and how I might go about changing my approach to improve things and get greater value and outcomes for my team and the company."

Leigh Collins Manager Shared Services | Newcrest Mining Ltd| Melbourne, Australia


Who should attend?

Senior managers from private, public and not-for-profit organisations, seeking to become more confident and capable people managers

Key benefits

By the end of the program, you will be able to:
  • Diagnose performance problems
  • Establish expectations and set goals
  • Facilitate performance
  • Link performance to rewards and discipline
  • Use intrinsic and extrinsic rewards
  • Distribute rewards equitably
  • Provide timely and straightforward performance feedback

Program journey

Your program journey is designed to ensure you emerge with new skills and behaviours, aligned to your learning goals.

This program explores the following themes:

  • Frameworks for leading and managing employees
  • Managing employees with performance issues
  • Providing performance feedback
  • Effective communication.

Onsite program delivery will commence at 8:30am on day 1 of the program and conclude at approximately 5:00pm on the final day.

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Carol Gill
Program Director | Motivating and Managing Performance

Carol-Gill.jpgCarol Gill joined Melbourne Business School in 2006 as an Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour.

Prior to that she has worked at the Department of State Development, Business and Innovation on a number of policy and research projects. She has also held positions at BHP and Bank of Melbourne and consulted with many high-profile public and private sector clients and global organisations at Morgan & Banks and Clarke Hummerston.

Carol teaches on the MBA and delivers on Executive Education programs, both open enrolment and customised solutions. Read Carol's full prolfile here

Dates and Fees



This program is non-residential. The program fee covers tuition and meals during the workshop. Please apply 4-6 weeks prior to program commencement.
*When undertaken on an assessed basis as part of a Specialist Certificate, course fees are GST exempt.

Accredited pathway

This program may be undertaken in an assessed mode, leading to an accredited Specialist Certificate from the University of Melbourne. The Specialist Certificate provides the flexibility to tailor your course to your specific developmental needs by choosing from a select range of open programs.


  • A 1250-word case study at the end of the workshop (worth 50%)
  • A 1250-word organisational analysis report, due four weeks after the workshop ends (worth 50%)


If you undertake this program in an assessed mode, the fee is A$3,000 and GST exempt.

How to enrol

To enrol in this program as part of a Specialist Certificate, click on the link below:

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