Course: Work, Role and Job Design


Key Topics

  • Reinventing jobs to improve productivity
  • Re-orienting jobs towards good work
  • Designing roles and jobs
  • Reviewing potential job changes in the 4th¬†industrial revolution
  • Providing better opportunities for progression


Jobs are changing quickly, with the rapid implementation of digital technologies and associated ways of working. The need to improve productivity and low levels of engagement, together with these new opportunities for using digital technologies, and the need for more flexibility following the covid-19 pandemic, all increase focus on the area of job design.This course will help you design roles and jobs to improve productivity, re-orienting jobs towards good work and considering new approaches in job design. You will examine job specialisation, enlargement, simplification, extension and enrichment, new workforce analytical tools, job evaluation and much more.