Creating Value Through Workplace Wellbeing

Programme structure

The course is taught face-to-face over two full days, at either The Shard in London, or our Warwick campus.

Day 1 content

  • Key drivers of human wellbeing
  • Wellbeing in the workplace
  • Measuring success and progress with wellbeing and happiness
  • The ideal job and professional workplace.

Morning schedule:

  • Overview of the programme and getting to know everyone
  • Beyond money and profits: Measuring progress in society and modern organisations using wellbeing and happiness
  • What are the key economic and social determinants of human wellbeing and happiness? Does money buy happiness? How do we adapt to major life events?
  • The ideal job and professional workplace.

Afternoon schedule:

  • The importance of job satisfaction and its effect on productivity
  • What matters in a job? From personal characteristics to valued incentives
  • Case study analysis: Will paying your employees more solve all the problems?

Day 2 content

  • Using the behavioural science of wellbeing to improve workplaces and consumer products
  • Employee wellbeing in real-world industries and business organisations
  • Building a culture of experimentation within organisations.

Morning schedule:

  • Using the behavioural science of wellbeing to build better workplaces and consumer products
  • Reducing status competitions and job strain in the workplace.

Afternoon schedule:

  • Employee wellbeing in real-world industries and business organisations. A series of interactive short talks and discussions with industry professionals and organisational leaders who have researched wellbeing and happiness within their workplaces and industries
  • How to build a culture of experimentation within organisations
  • What next? Prioritising a wellbeing strategy in your organisation, and wrap-up.