Workplace Wellness: Assessment, Design, and Implementation

    EXOS 4641 is offered this winter:

Explore the ben­e­fits and chal­lenges asso­ci­at­ed with the design and imple­men­ta­tion of health and well­ness ini­tia­tives and pro­grams in the work­place. Learn evi­dence-based strate­gies to assess well­ness needs, as well as to design, plan, imple­ment, and strate­gi­cal­ly posi­tion well­ness ini­tia­tives and pro­grams. Mea­sure­ment, eval­u­a­tion, report­ing, and sus­tain­abil­i­ty are also reviewed, includ­ing bench­mark­ing and using resources and tools to apply knowl­edge and skills in an inte­grat­ed approach to health and well­ness in the workplace.


Overall Schedule
Jan 24 — pre-class information opens

Students in this course section may have pre-class readings or assessments to complete.

Lecture/Class Schedule
Jan 26Jan 28



8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT


8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT


8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT



Feb 13 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Your Instructor

Shelly BischoffID: shelly-bischoff

Shelly Bischoff is the Founder and Director of Ptolemy & Associates, an Occupational Health Consulting firm based in Calgary. She is an occupational health nurse, a psychological health advisor and a health and safety consultant with over 25 years of experience in the areas of occupational health, wellness, disability management, and workplace training. Shelly specializes in developing addiction and recovery programs. She consults with both public and private sector organizations, providing workplace training in her areas of expertise.

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXOS 4641 is offered this winter: