Tue, 15 Sept | Delivered online

SMART Work Design masterclass

In this online masterclass, you’ll learn how to create and redesign jobs that increase job satisfaction and performance, reduce employee stress, and lead to a flourishing organisation. You’ll gain knowledge of the concept of ‘SMART Work’ and will be able to apply this model to your own organisation.
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SMART Work Design masterclass

Time & Location

15 Sept 2020, 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Delivered online

About the Event

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a lasting impact on our working lives. As organisations and teams have readily adapted to changing circumstances, we have glimpsed the benefits of doing things differently, such as working from home, and are now keen to make some permanent changes.

In this online masterclass, you’ll learn how to create and redesign jobs that increase job satisfaction and performance, reduce employee stress, and lead to a flourishing organisation. You’ll gain knowledge of the concept of ‘SMART Work’, and will be able to apply this model to your own organisation.

Program details

This is a series of online masterclasses run on Tuesday mornings over three weeks.

Dates: 15, 22 and 29 September 2020

Time: 10–11.30am AWST

Where: Delivered online

Cost: Early bird registration (pay by 25 August): $459 General: $529 Curtin alumni, students and staff: $429 Group registration (5 or more): $429 per person

Key takeaways

This Masterclass uses various learning methods including webinar lectures, small-group discussion exercises, feedback reports and homework. Content includes:

  • Work design concepts and how they drive employee outcomes, such as health, wellbeing and performance
  • Assessing the work characteristics of your own job and reflecting on how to make positive changes to these
  • Redesigning your own work for optimum wellbeing and productivity
  • Recognising how managers can better design work for their employees
  • Understanding the challenges facing managers who design employees’ jobs.

Who is this program for?

This Masterclass is suitable for managers looking for innovative ways to design work for their teams, leaders who are interested in increasing the productivity of their employees, and professionals who would like to learn how to craft their own work roles to make them more stimulating and rewarding.

It is suitable for early, mid, or late career professionals across all industries and jobs, as the principles can be applied and adapted to different organisations.

It caters for those without a background in work design as well as those who are familiar with the topic or already apply work design principles in their jobs.

Program schedule

  • Tuesday 15 September 10–11.30am AWST What is SMART Work? - An overviewDr. Caroline Knight and Dr. Florian Klonek
  • Tuesday 22 September 10–11.30am AWSTBottom-up / individual approaches to job re-designDr. Caroline Knight and Dr. Florian Klonek
  • Tuesday 29 September 10–11.30am AWSTTop-down / manager-led approaches to job designDr. Florian Klonek and Dr. Caroline Knight

Resources

Before you start, explore the work design information and resources, including videos, blogs and articles on our website here.

In-between sessions, there will be some homework, which will involve no more than 1.5 hours over the course of the three sessions.

Registrations are now open 

Please contact us if you have any further questions about the program: 

Telephone: +61 8 9266 4555 E-mail: execed@curtin.edu.au

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