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
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.