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Unit details

  • Specialist unit
  • Level 7
  • 15 credits

What will you learn

You will critically analyse definitions of well-being and why this concept is important to employers and employees. You will review key theories relating to well-being at work and how organisations engage with it. You will develop an understanding of the links between work, health, well-being and people management practices and processes, identifying individual and group factors that impact on well-being at work. You will also explore the link between well-being and employer outcomes, including how it improves performance and productivity. Additionally, you will learn about how organisational culture shapes well-being at work and the impact of well-being strategies, including the challenges that employers may encounter when individualising initiatives for employees.

 This module is suitable for persons who:

  • are experienced people practitioners

  • are working in a senior people practice role and wish to extend and deepen their skills and understanding to shape strategy, policy and people

  • wish to shape people practice, creating value for a wider audience

  • are currently leading and managing people and practice within organisations

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Understand how well-being is relevant to the workplace.

  • Understand the links between work, health, well-being and people management practices and processes.

  • Understand how employer and employee well-being aligns with strategy.

  • Understand the importance of the well-being strategy to sustain organisational performance.

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