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Online Chief Happiness Officer Certification

Certified Chief Happiness Officer (CHO) Online Training
March 11th - April 29th 2022

Now available online: the Certified CHO training from Woohoo Unlimited!
Get certified as a Chief Happiness Officer on your own schedule and from the safety and comfort of your own home (and in your pyjamas too, if that’s what you’re into!)

Join us in October for our CHO Academy where we teach you everything we know about happiness at work in – or as much of it as we can cram into this course. In 6 weeks you will get an in-depth background in happiness at work, the latest research in the field, and learn how to use this in your business.

Chief Happiness Officer Academy

Who is the training for?

HR staff, managers and internal facilitators who want to get the knowledge and tools to make their organisation happier

External consultants who want to build a business delivering happiness trainings to clients

Woohoo CHO Training

Since 2003, Woohoo Inc from Denmark has been paving the way for creating happier, healthier workplaces, and have trained hundreds of experts around the world through their Chief Happiness Officer (CHO) Academy.

That’s why we’re thrilled to launch this online Chief Happiness Officer Academy, in partnership with Woohoo Inc. Normally run in-person over 3.5 days, this highly immersive program has been adapted to offer an unforgettable online learning experience. Spread across 6 weeks, this program will give you everything you need to successfully create lasting, positive change within the workplace – regardless of where that might be!

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For who?

HR staff, managers and internal facilitators who want to get the knowledge and tools to make their organisation happier

External consultants who want to build a business delivering happiness trainings to clients

What do you get?

The content of the training will give you everything you need to successfully make workplaces happier

Now online!

From your own home, safe and comfortable

Self paced AND weekly online meetings

Including virtual tours to ‘Happy Companies’

Personal coaching on your assignments (available in English, Dutch and French)

Online Learning System, accessible for 3 months, with video’s, (buddy) assignments

Want to and join us? Get in touch!
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Who is organizing?

Woohoo Unlimited, powered by Happy Office, Happy Coffee Consulting, Tryangle and Cloud 9-5  provide this ONLINE academy in 2020. Alexander Kjerulf, international speaker and author of the books Happy Hour is 9 to 5 en Leading with Happiness, is the founder of this academy.


After you succesfully finish the academy, you will receive the official Woohoo CHO- certificate and you will be a Woohoo partner for 3 months. A network with smart engaged professionals who are as passionate about creating happier workplaces as you are.

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The latest theory and science of happiness at work

Everything we do is based on research from psychology, neurology, sociology, management science, etc. We will give you an overview of the most relevant findings from these fields and how they apply in the workplace.

The practice of happiness at work

We will share all of our best and most effective tools and exercises so that you can then use them yourselves. Real-life best practices. We will share a catalog of tools and methods that we’ve seen work well with our clients all over the world.

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Pitfalls and traps

What can go wrong? What must you avoid? How and why do happiness interventions fail. How to sell this to others. How do you sell the idea of happiness at work – either inside your own organisation or to potential clients.

Presenting happiness

We will work on your presentation skills, specifically aimed at giving you tips and tricks on how to present on happiness at work.

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Practical information

Number of participants: Number of Participants: minimum 8, maximum 15

Price: USD 2.000,- per person (excl. VAT), USD 1.000 for Woohoo Inc Partners

October 29th 2021

December 10th 2021

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Meet & Greet Online, with fun and (bring-your-own) drinks to build connections

A thorough introduction to the theory and practice of happiness at work.

Why all our work is (and must be) evidence-based

An introduction to the latest research into happiness at work
Kahneman’s hybrid model of happiness – the best model we’ve found so far
The most important lessons from positive psychology and other disciplines that apply to workplaces
What makes people happy at work
Why raises, bonuses, perks and promotions have a very limited effect
Why happy workplaces are more profitable
How happiness at work affects the individual
The role of managers in creating happy workplaces

How to measure happiness at work
Examples of happy workplaces and what they do

Teaching happiness

Our best exercises and tools
How to set the right mood and get participants actively involved
How to structure a happiness process for optimal impact
How happiness projects fail – common pitfalls to avoid

Selling happiness

Common objections to happiness at work and how to counter them
How to get management buy-in
How to get employees involved
How to show companies the business advantages of happy staff

Online (virtual) tour to a happy company


Buddies & Coaching

You will work closely with a buddy and in smaller groups. For your assignments you will get a Personal Coach, to help you. Available in English, Dutch and French

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Access to a community

You will get access to a community of Chief Happiness Officers around the world as part of your training. You will receive 3 months free access to all the Woohoo Partnership materials full of research, video materials, tools, etc.

45+ Partners and an International Network

This partnership is made up of more than 45 professionals from 30+ countries across the globe. This group of passionate people is one of the main reasons to join the Woohoo Partnership. Join a group of people who will support you, challenge you and help you grow in your happiness journey.

Get in touch with us to be a part of it!

What other participants have said about this training

(from Copenhagen and the US)


« After the course I came back to my organisation full of ideas, plans and time lines on how, who and when this was going to happen. »

« I have attended many motivational and leadership courses over the past 20 years and never came out with so much clarity as after this course. It was interesting with so many nationalities, experiences and angles to the same topic. »

« The value vs time spend for me was immense as my entire organisation of over 100 people will benefit directly.”

« Thank you for such an inspiring and energising academy. LOVED every moment of it. »