Finding Purpose & Motivation in  Public Service 

Finding Purpose & Motivation in Public Service 

About This Course

Many start out working in the public sector with a strong desire to make a positive impact. But challenges along the way can leave you feeling demotivated.
This course will reignite your inner drive! Learn from motivation experts and global practitioners, the strategies and techniques that will rekindle your sense of purpose and motivation within the public service.

Training Dates

To be advised. 
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 Approximately 3.5 hours

Learning Mode

Live instruction online or in-person


Obtain a certificate of achievement from CAG


No pre-requisites required

Learning Objectives

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the importance of motivation thinking for a fulfilling and successful career 
  • Identify the core elements of intrinsic motivation and discover how to apply them at work  
  • Explore strategies and techniques to effectively navigate and thrive within the bureaucratic culture of public service 

Who This Is For

Public servants, at all levels, looking to find, and sustain, their sense of purpose and motivation within public service

Course Outline


  • How to reframe purpose as a public servant


  • How to find and sustain the right level of autonomy


  • How to develop your own sense of mastery

Motivational hygiene factors

  • Understanding the role of pay and working conditions

Avoiding the temptations of power
Reflection assignment

  • Apply these new strategies and techniques to effectively navigate and thrive within the context of your nation’s public service  

Expert Contributors & Trainers

Sharath Jeevan OBE
Executive Chairman, Intrinsic Labs;
Founder, STiR Education

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the difference between courses and custom programmes?

Courses can be taken by individuals as a standalone. Custom programmes are cohort-based and specially designed to address specific learning needs of an organisation.

What do pre-requisites mean?

Some courses require that you have a particular set of skills or knowledge before you begin the course.  You are strongly encouraged to complete the pre-requisite course first if there is one listed on the course page.

Who can I contact if I have further questions?

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