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International Woohoo Academy

Chief Happiness Officer Certification

Come and join us in May 2020 in London/Cambridge (UK) or in July 2020 in Eindhoven (The Netherlands).

The Chief Happiness Officer Academy is our most in-depth 3-day training where we share everything we know about creating happier workplaces. The training is based on the international concept of the Woohoo Inc CHO Academy. The content and materials are based on the international knowledge and experience of Alexander Kjerulf and Arlette Bentzen as well as other Certified Woohoo Partners.
Local Certified Woohoo Partners will be hosting the trainings in cooperation with Woohoo Inc.

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

What will you get?

The content of the training will give you everything you need to successfully make workplaces happier. Get ready for a deepdive: During the 4 day training, you will be submerged in the academy. You will get theoratical and practical insights, learning to create an action plan, visit a happy workplace, .. And we won’t forget about the fun and getting to know each other.

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Woohoo CHO Academy coming to the Netherlands

Alexander Kjerulf

Alexander Kjerulf, international speaker and author of “Happy Hour is 9 to 5” and “Leading with Happiness”, is the founder of this academy. As partners of Woohoo Inc. Happy Office, Happy Coffee Consulting, Tryangle and Cloud 9-5 provide these academies in 2020.


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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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!

Woohoo Chief Happiness Officer Academy in the UK or the Netherlands

CHO Academy in London/Cambridge (UK), venue to be confirmed. Welcome diner on May 12th + training on May 13th, 14th and 15th 2020

CHO Academy in Eindhoven (The Netherlands) venue to be confirmed. Welcome diner on July 1st + training on July 2nd, 3rd and 4th.

Number of partipants: Minimum 8, maximum 24


€ 2.000,- per person (excl. VAT)

This includes breakfast and lunch every day of the training + 3 dinners.

Travel and accommodation is not included.

In a case where, due to the Corona-virus, the Chief Happiness Officer Academy is cancelled, you will get a full refund of your Academy ticket. Based on the information to date, both Academies are going on as planned.

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.”