Creating a Workplace Wellness Program


Whether you are creating a workplace wellness program from scratch, or enhancing what you already have, you’re already on the right track! With increasing costs of health care, a shrinking workforce, and aging workers, a savvy workplace understands the value in supporting workers to improve their conditioning and to live a fitter lifestyle. This course includes all aspects of designing or upgrading a program, from concept through implementation, to review.


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Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the necessity of workplace wellness programs
  2. Create program elements that reflect the needs of employees and the objectives of the organization
  3. Select program elements that fit the context of current operations
  4. Establish implementation and evaluation strategies


Course Outline

  1. Course Overview
  2. The Case for Wellness
  • Benefits of Workplace Wellness Programs
  • Program Elements
  1. Building the Foundation
  • Creating the Committee
  • Outlining the Program
  • Making Connections
  • Gathering Resources
  • Workplace Organizational Culture
  1. Gathering Support
  • Taking Action
  • Reflection
  1. Gathering Data
  • Gathering Data
  • Current Reality – Pre-Assignment Review
  • Looking Around Us
  • Research Help
  1. Performing a Needs Analysis
  • The ICE Method
  • Making the Pitch
  1. Program Elements
  • Designing Your Program, Part One
  • Designing Your Program, Part Two
  • Designing Your Program, Part Three
  1. Implementing Your Workplace Wellness Program
  • Implementation Options
  • Identifying Motivators
  1. Reviewing the Plan
  • Evaluating Prior to Launch
  • Getting the Executive on Board
  • Getting Employees on Board
  1. Evaluating and Reporting Results
  • Ratios and Statistics
  • Making it Count
  1. Personal Action Plan
  2. Recommended Reading List
  3. Post-Course Assessment
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