Building a Workplace Wellness Program

Learning Path: Talent Development Pro

Duration: 2 Day(s).

Course Overview

With the increasing costs of health care and growing interest in personal fitness programs, workplace wellness programs are popular benefits. Not only do they help workers improve their fitness and promote healthy lifestyles, but they also have a positive impact on employee engagement and workplace culture. With healthier, engaged workers, you have the extra benefit of the reduced costs associated with absenteeism and turnover.

Whether you are developing a new workplace wellness program or improving the program you already have, this course is filled with ideas you can use right away. This two-day course will guide you from concept design through implementation and review.

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify the worker needs and benefits of a workplace wellness program
  • Develop programs that reflect the needs of employees and serve the objectives of the organization
  • Develop program elements that fit into the day-to-day operations
  • Develop and execute a program implementation plan
  • Establish program evaluation and review processes

Target Audience 
HR professionals and business owners that need to achieve employee and organizational excellence.

Course Calendar

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Course Outline

Unit One: Building the Business Case for Workplace Wellness
Count the Benefits of Wellness
Unit Two: Building the Program Foundation
Create the Committee
Outline the Program
Avoid Recreating the Wheel
What’s Your Workplace Culture?
Unit Three: Encouraging Support and Participation
Unit Four: Gathering Data
Set Your Measurements
What’s Your Current Reality?
Pre-Assignment Review
Investigate Programs in Other Workplaces
Research Tips You Can Use
Unit Five: Conducting a Needs Analysis
Why Do a Needs Analysis?
Use the ICE Method
Present Your Business Case
Unit Six: Designing Your Workplace Wellness Program
Case Study – On Your Feet
Case Study – Stop Smoking for Good
Case Study – Smart Nutrition
Case Study – New Parent Program
Case Study – Flexible Work Hours
Unit Seven: Implementing Your Workplace Wellness Program
Ideas You Can Use
Motivate the Troops
Unit Eight: Reviewing Your Plan
Take One More Close Look
Confirm Executive Support
Get Employees Excited
Unit Nine: Evaluating and Reporting Wellness Program Outcomes
Gather Statistics and Understand Ratios
Take It with You

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