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Using Gamification to Improve Organizational Performance

Course Summary

0.5 day
Course Overview

Gamification has emerged as a legitimate approach to behavior change. This course demystifies the trend of awarding points, badges, levels and other extrinsic rewards to motivate employees to be more productive, knowledgeable and collaborative. Attendees will explore techniques and emerging practices of gamification; embedding game mechanics in otherwise mundane or repetitive activities to achieve results. 

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Compare and contrast gamification to traditional training or serious games
Explain the benefits of gamification
Apply gamification techniques to processes, applications, events and training
Identify opportunities for using gamification in the organization
Consider the trade-off and balance between extrinsic and intrinsic rewards when using gamification

Topics Covered

Gamification defined
Why gamification?
What it is and what it is not
Examples and opportunities
Benefits of gamification
Applying game mechanics to learning better than the traditional system
Potential impacts of gamification
Gamification techniques
Player types
The gamification loop
Six guidelines for gamification
Opportunities for gamification
Needs analysis
The future of gamification
Resources for continued learning


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Gettysburg, PA 17325
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