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Course Curriculum

Part 1

Build an Engaged Team & Define Your Role

You will explore the essentials of building a people-centered team while studying the evolution of workplace cultures and uncovering your ideal role at work.

Week 1

Kick-Off Celebration and The Power of Working Agreements

Week 2

Dissect the History of People Practices and Introduction to Company Culture

Week 3

Know your Leadership Style and Create your Vision

Part 2

Design a People-Centered Change Initiative

You will identify where you want to make change (the individual, team, company, or industry-wide level) and through various forms of research and engagement, you will develop an in-depth understanding of the problem and values-aligned solution required.

Week 4

Make Sustainable Change: The Foundations of Systems and Design Thinking

Week 5

The Importance of Values and the Role They Play in Everything We Do

Week 6

Design Jam! Facilitate a Meeting with Brainstorming and Consensus Building

Part 3

Implement Meaningful & Sustainable Change

You will be able to confidently lead a change initiative that requires buy-in from multiple parties and management of competing deadlines, budgets, hiring, onboarding, employee engagement, and more. We will be here to support you along the way.

Week 7

Build Psychological Safety and Hold Space for Meaningful Conversations

Week 8

Propose People-Centered Change Initiatives to Leadership and/or a Board

Week 9

Co-Create an Implementation Plan to Deliver a Successful Initiative, Measure Success, and Pivot as Needed

Part 4

Create a Culture of Feedback, Reflection, & Celebration

You will be able to create a culture where feedback, reflection, and celebrations are the norm. 

Week 10

Practice Giving Ongoing Feedback and Build It into your Weekly Systems

Week 11

Create a Performance Management System that People Appreciate

Week 12

Reflect, Celebrate, and Plan for the Future