Course Description

You can earn a 5% discount on the full Certificate in Total Health and Wellness Strategy. Just visit the certificate page. Then, add each of the 5 courses to your cart. When you checkout, you must apply the discount code "TotalHealth" to each course. You will earn almost $200 off the total cost of the certificate. This discount is available for a limited time.

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This course is 15 learning hours inclusive of 4 hours of interactive online facilitated sessions. It is recommended that learners spend approximately 3 hours per week on this course. 

This course focuses on the process of creating buy-in to the strategic plan developed. Effective plan development and writing will be part of the experience, as well as how to present and communicate the plan to maximize uptake. 

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Writing your Plan
  • Module 2: Communicating your Plan
  • Module 3: Selling your Plan

What You Will Learn

  • Steps to developing a Total Health and Wellness plan
  • How to predict challenges and prepare counterpoints
  • How to justify your plan and communicate your sales pitch to senior management 


If you have any questions about this course, please send an email to openlearning@dal.ca  

Course Microcredential

This course provides learners with the opportunity to earn a microcredential. A microcredential is evidence of the mastery of a skill or competency that is desired by employers. Dalhousie microcredentials are developed in collaboration with relevant industries and organizations. The microcredential is demonstrated by a digital badge that can be displayed on social media pages, digital resumes, personal webpages, and in email signatures. To earn the microcredential in this course, learners will need to successfully complete the competency-based assessment related to the microcredential.


The three courses listed below are prerequisites as course materials and exercises in this course build upon prior learning in those courses. If enrolling in multiple courses at once, learners will receive a warning that prerequisites have not been met - please just click “ok” and continue.

Recommended For

  • Those in HR and supervisory positions who are looking to strategize and implement health and wellness plans in their organizations to ensure a healthier workforce with fewer sick days and more engagement, by enrolling in this and the other four courses in the Certificate in Total Health and Wellness Strategy
  • Managers and supervisors in any organization who want to build upon their existing experience and education in supervision and HR, by learning more about the impacts physical, mental and psychological wellness of employees have on the health of the organization
  • Graduates of HR programs who want to upskill and learn more about the fast-growing field of health and wellness
  • Consultants in the health and wellness field
  • Anyone interested in or already working in health promotions

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Building and Buy-In for Your Total Health and Wellness Plan
Online - Asynchronous
Sep 06, 2022 to Oct 11, 2022
Online - Synchronous
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Sep 13, 2022 to Oct 04, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $795.00
Section Notes

This course includes four one-hour synchronous facilitated sessions scheduled on September 13, 20, 27 and October 4 from 7:00-8:00 pm Atlantic Time. It is recommended that learners sign up early so they can have access to the recommended readings and videos up to a week before the first live session. Those who cannot participate in the facilitated live sessions will be given an alternate assignment to gauge comprehension of the materials. In addition to the one-hour facilitated session per week, learners can expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week in reading, watching videos, reflection and assignment preparation. The final assignment will be due on October 11.

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