Nurturing Employee Wellbeing: A Business Essential in the New Normal of Work
Join us in this 5-week, online course to learn how to create a strategy for employee wellbeing that will transform engagement, satisfaction and business productivity at your organization.
Course at a glance
Lead Faculty: Katherine Brune
Former SVP of Employee Well-Being & Benefits, SunTrust now Truist, Owner, WorkSprout & Future Workplace Fellow
Katherine has 15 years of experience working in the people arena. She is a thought-leader in employee experience and well-being programs. Some of Katherine’s greatest accomplishments include designing and introducing an industry-leading financial well-being program for a top financial institution now sold to hundreds of companies, creating a full-time storyteller job to spread purpose in action, introducing integrated health providers in onsite clinics to address the whole person, unleashing a campaign on mental health services, and leading early-career bankers through a super-charged development program. These and many more programs all have one thing in common – a focus on the employee and their ability to deliver their best.
What You’ll Learn:
We will explore how to get started in creating a culture and strategy for employee wellbeing as well as address the new challenges facing employees in the new normal of work.
The Current State:
Employee wellbeing has often been a “nice to have perk,” and not a business imperative. This has all changed in 2020. With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, social injustice, increased automation displacing jobs, and a looming mental health crisis, employers are waking up to the importance and urgency around the wellbeing of their employees.
The response from organizations to their employees’ wellbeing needs, whether emotional, physical, financial, career, social connectiveness, and mental health and purpose will influence the employer brand and the ability to create a compelling employee experience for years to come. Seventy-eight percent of participants in an American Psychological Association survey of 3,409 adults said the pandemic was a significant source of stress. Workers are feeling burned out, and cite multiple stressors, including no separation between work and home, unmanageable workloads and worries over job security.
Employers must demonstrate empathic leadership and engage in a more intimate and empathetic relationship with their employees, focusing on supporting the whole person’s holistic wellbeing. Progressive employers must address new opportunities within hybrid work environments, leverage wellbeing as a factor in the employee total rewards package, understand and lean into the values-based, purpose-aligned drivers of individual employees, and foster greater belonging and safety to further engage their people.
Audience for Nurturing Employee Wellbeing: A Business Essential in the New Normal of Work is targeted to HR professionals with job titles in areas such as:
This Course Features Five Modules:
Each module takes about one hour of time which includes viewing videos, reading relevant articles, answering questions, contributing to the course and collaborating with other learners.
The Five Modules include:
Learners who complete this course are eligible for 8 re-certification credits from SHRM and HRCI.
Future Workplace® is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.
Course Design Principles
Nurturing Employee Wellbeing: A Business Essential in the New Normal of Work was designed to be highly engaging using our Learn, Review, Apply format culminating in a digital badge detailing each learner’s achievements and shareable on social media.
- Understand what Employee Wellbeing is and how it can be nurtured
- Assess and discuss how top companies nurture Employee Wellbeing to realize business results.
- Reflect on the videos of top practitioners sharing why and how they nurture Employee Wellbeing
- Review short knowledge check questions following your exposure to videos, articles and other content
- Participate in discussion questions and exercises to apply your knowledge
- Build an Action Plan to educate your stakeholders
Led by Top Practitioners Who Have Created a Strategy for Employee Wellbeing
This course will showcase the seven pillars in designing a strategy for employee wellbeing and share why employee wellbeing matters more than ever and how to make this a business imperative for yourself, your team and your organization.
Video Case Studies with Expert Faculty Members
This course will feature video case studies from experts in the field, HR pioneers and researchers who understand the drivers of employee wellbeing and how to translate them to an action plan to transform your organization. The video lessons are designed to deeply engage learners.
Five Week Online Course Building Your Holistic Employee Wellbeing Strategy
This course was designed to help you to understand the seven pillars of wellbeing, access an employee wellbeing resource roadmap, and create an action plan for change. Whatever your role, this course will enable you to understand the power of employee wellbeing, the connection to employee engagement and business results.
Recertification Credits & Digital Badge
Upon completion of this course, you will also receive recertification credits and a digital badge to build your personal brand and document your new skills.