Workplace Wellbeing Essential Insights

See how encouraging and promoting employee wellbeing helps your organisation and those who work in it to thrive.


60-90 minutes

Online self-directed

Essential Insights


Free for CIPD members and Core Learning Subscribers.

An integrated approach to employee wellbeing is good for people, the right thing to do, and can nurture heightened levels of engagement whilst encouraging your people to achieve organisational success. Promotion of good employee wellbeing helps prevent stress and creates a positive working environment where both individuals and organisations can thrive.

This course explains the importance of wellbeing, who’s responsible, and some quick wins to boost wellbeing within your organisation. You’ll also take away examples to relate to your own workplace experience.

The course has been created by Shona McFarlane, CIPD’s Associate for wellbeing, together with the CIPD’s in-house experts.

All CIPD Learning courses will automatically provide you with access to the CIPD Learning Hub, our online learning platform, for 24 months.

The hub will house your course content, as well as useful resources, tools, and a community of professionals that you can tap into to support your learning and continual development.

CIPD Members

You already have access to the features and benefits of the Core Learning Subscription, which includes this course, as part of your membership, access it here.


In this course, you will:

  • discover why wellbeing at work is important
  • identify who is responsible for workplace wellbeing
  • explain the factors likely to negatively impact wellbeing at work
  • identify several quick wins to boost wellbeing at work
  • know where to go to explore more about this topic with the CIPD.

Is this course right for me?

Whether you are a people professional or work outside the field of HR, this course provides you with the basic knowledge of workplace wellbeing. The course does not require prior knowledge of the people profession specifically or knowledge of wellbeing in the workplace.

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I want to put my team on this course

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