Corporate Wellbeing Workshop

The key to flourishing in the workplace!



Wellbeing in the workplace is increasingly regarded as a key to better employee engagement and leads to sustainable organisation performance.

Research shows that employees with high levels of wellbeing are more successful at work and in their lives. They are more engaged and show increased health, resilience, commitment and morale. The research also indicates that organisations with high employee wellbeing show improved performance, productivity and customer satisfaction.

Organisations that provide opportunities for employees to increase their wellbeing will ultimately have a happier, healthier and more productive workforce and workplace.


To address workplace wellbeing, AUT Executive Education, in partnership with the AUT Human Potential Centre, has developed a four-hour wellbeing workshop. The workshop teaches participants about resilience and how improve their sense of self and wellbeing by allowing them to pause and reflect on their personal strengths, values and purpose. The workshop offers insights on how to be happy, healthy, motivated and ready to work. 

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The workshop is an interactive and engaging experience offering academic and practitioner led activities designed to educate participants and show them practical applications of the content. The workshop is facilitated by experienced AUT University academic staff who specialise in positive psychology and wellbeing. 

üWe bring the workshop to your premises.

üWe cater for groups of up to 40 participants.

üWe run the workshop at a time that is convenient to you.

üHandouts are available for each participant.

üParticipants receive a 15% discount to attend our Wellbeing programme, a series of 5 workshops exploring concepts in greater depth.

üReceive a complimentary place at our 5-week Wellbeing series, valued at $650, when a second workshop is booked.

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The workshop is facilitated by either Dr Aaron Jarden or Dr Anne Messervy.


Dr Aaron Jarden
AUT, Human Potential Centre

Aaron is employed as a senior lecturer at AUT. He is the president of the New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology, the lead investigator for the International Wellbeing Study, co-investigator of the New Zealand Sovereign Wellbeing Index, founder of the Tuesday Program, co-editor of the International Journal of Wellbeing and senior scientist for both Work on Wellbeing and Assessing Wellbeing in Education.  


Dr Anne Messervy
Faculty of Business and Law, AUT

Anne is a lecturer across a range of undergraduate and post-graduate Human Resource Management and Strategic Management papers at AUT. Anne joined academia from a career in strategic transformation and consults in organisational development and change management.

Anne has a particular interest in promoting wellbeing in the workplace as a means of building the change capability of individuals and organisations. She is the only Chopra certified yoga instructor in New Zealand having completed her teachers' training with mind-body expert Dr Deepak Chopra at the Chopra Centre for Wellbeing in California.




Deborah Barry
Executive Education Co-ordinator
(09) 921 9999 x 6956

Sarah Trotman
Director, Executive Education and Business Relations
(09) 921 9999 x 5391

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Last updated: 05-Sep-2016 2.24pm

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