Workplace Wellness:Framework and Design

  • Online delivery
  • eClass

Explore the ben­e­fits and chal­lenges asso­ci­at­ed with the design and imple­men­ta­tion of health and well­ness ini­tia­tives and pro­grams in the work­place. Learn evi­dence-based strate­gies to assess well­ness needs, as well as to design, plan, imple­ment, and strate­gi­cal­ly posi­tion well­ness ini­tia­tives and pro­grams. Mea­sure­ment, eval­u­a­tion, report­ing, and sus­tain­abil­i­ty are also reviewed, includ­ing bench­mark­ing and using resources and tools to apply knowl­edge and skills in an inte­grat­ed approach to health and well­ness in the workplace.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.


Overall Schedule
Lecture/Class Schedule
Feb 10Feb 12



8:30 am – 5:00 pm


8:30 am – 5:00 pm


8:30 am – 5:00 pm



Feb 28 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Shelly Bischoff

Your Instructor

Shelly Bischoff

Class info
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until February 10, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

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  • Offered now
  • Online delivery

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