Establishing positive culture and behaviours

How do you define and create a positive culture in the workplace? Learn to understand and influence behaviour to create an inclusive, strengths-based culture and drive organisational success.

Introductory Programme

Access to the CIPD Learning Hub

15% discount for CIPD members

£450.00 exc. VAT

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Perfect for:

Aspiring manager
People Managers
Small businesses
Business owner
Change agents

You’ll learn how to:

  • define the features and benefits of positive workplace culture and behaviours
  • measure your organisation’s culture
  • implement a culture change programme
  • support others as they embed a positive workplace culture through the employee lifecycle.

About this course

Course length: Four to six hours

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: People professionals who are responsible for or interested in talent management, culture and behaviour, and culture change.

Topics covered

  • what do culture and climate mean?
  • how culture and climate impact employee engagement and organisational performance
  • how people professionals impact culture and behaviour across the employee lifecycle
  • the features and benefits of a positive, inclusive, strengths-based culture
  • where do culture and climate come from?
  • how to define and measure culture and behaviour
  • the critical elements of a culture change programme.

What to expect from this ‘establishing positive culture and behaviours’ course

This introductory programme has been developed by Nick Dowling, an expert in positive workplace culture with over 20 years' experience in business management and consulting in the UK and overseas. You’ll get a solid grounding in culture and behaviour knowledge and will learn how you can contribute to a positive workplace culture.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This course has six topics which you can access online at a time that suits you. You can work through the lessons at your own pace and in the order you choose. Each lesson is between 30-45 minutes long and includes reflective and community activities to help you embed your learning.‚Äč

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘establishing positive culture and behaviours’ course, you’ll be able to:

  • encourage and support all employees to embed a positive workplace culture
  • establish and maintain a positive, inclusive and strengths-based culture
  • measure your organisation’s culture and identify any necessary adjustments
  • implement a culture change programme, if required.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.