The amazing workplace

What makes a workplace truly amazing? And what recognition can you have as an organisation from being an amazing place to work? Join us to learn more…

The amazing workplace

This course will…

Help you to understand the different components of a truly amazing workplace – from reward and recognition, to employee engagement and talent management, through to all aspects of learning and development, whilst inspiring leaders and managers to focus on wellbeing and work/life balance, to create a fabulous working culture.

It will also look at the recognition available for being an amazing workplace – how to enter and succeed in getting things like Best Companies, Great Place to Work and Investors in People accreditation.

Delegates will learn to…

  • Identify the different components of an amazing workplace and which of them contribute to potential external recognition
  • Action plan how to further improve their workplace based on practical, easily applicable tips and tools that could lead to external accreditation.

Workshop outline

  • What makes an amazing workplace and what are the different components
  • Action planning how to further improve the workplace
  • What external recognition models are there and the respective pros and cons of each
  • How to move forward with external recognition.

Who should attend?

HR, OD, L&D and communications leads and everyone with line management responsibility in your organisation.

The amazing workplace

Gary Cookson

Team leader Gary Cookson

Gary Cookson has held several senior HR roles across various sectors, including 12 years in housing. He has delivered CIPD, ILM and CIH programmes for many years. He speaks regularly at conferences about leadership and HR, and is a social media expert. 

training track record

HQN has a track record of helping organisations achieve real and lasting performance improvements. If you are interested in accessing this training package, please contact us by emailing