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. Lectures will be recorded.

This is the capstone course in the Certificate in Total Health and Wellness Strategy. Learners will be part of discussions and workshops to decipher why and where assessments are used, and which ones are key to use in an evolution process. Discussions will involve how assessments are used in the decision-making process and the link between assessments and an agile approach. 

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Evaluation Theories 
  • Module 2: What to Evaluate
  • Module 3: Engagement and Adherence
  • Module 4: Impact

What You Will Learn

How to:

  • contrast different evaluation tools used in workplaces;
  • compare different evaluation tools;
  • select which factors to evaluate; and
  • evaluate engagement, adherence and impact.


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 four 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
Appraising Your Total Health and Wellness Plan
Online - Asynchronous
Nov 01, 2022 to Dec 06, 2022
Online - Synchronous
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Nov 08, 2022 to Nov 29, 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 November 8, 15, 22, and 29 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 December 6.

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