Course outline: building positive workplace culture and team dynamics

Imagine a business where everyone is thriving, engaged and keen to contribute. You can build that business. Learn how in this one-day course for success-focused leaders. Hear how to shape team dynamics and foster a positive organisational climate. Find out how to tap into the wisdom of the ‘positive deviants’ in your business. Discover tools for improving cultural norms and designing smarter business practices. See how you can power up engagement levels and create a purpose-driven culture. Equip your people to thrive during times of disruption, by mastering the art of positive leadership. Use hope theory and pathways thinking techniques to facilitate problem-solving or planning sessions that will drive positive results. This is a course for leaders, managers and HR practitioners who want to build flourishing teams.

Topics you’ll cover

  • Defining workplace culture and team dynamics
  • Creating a climate that supports success
  • Building positive psychological capital
  • Encouraging positive deviance
  • Optimising engagement and motivation
  • Building a learning organisation

What you’ll learn in this course

By the end of this course, you should be able to achieve these results.

  • Use positive leadership models to shape team dynamics and organisational climate
  • Become a 'positive energiser' by shifting communication and feedback habits in your organisation
  • Equip your people to handle change or setbacks with grit and resilience
  • Spark innovation and solve problems by using 'positive deviants' as inspiration for change
  • Use four simple steps to power up motivation, engagement and wellbeing at individual and team levels
  • Create a dynamic, learning-focused organisation that will thrive in the age of disruption

About the course facilitator

Eleanor Shakiba is a positive psychology trainer and success coach. Her training style is dynamic and bold, with a dash of quirky humour. She believes that interaction, activity and experimentation promote learning. That’s why she uses experiential training techniques instead of ‘chalk and talk’ lectures.

What people say about Eleanor Shakiba’s culture-building programs

"Good to see positive thoughts and practical solutions developed."

Waverley Council

"Fabulous! Really engaging and equipped me with the skills on how appropriately bring up conflicts and awkward conversations with the team."

Holly Speer
The Sydney Collective

"The course was great. As a people manager, it really helped provide tips on how to foster positive mindset within my staff."


"Eleanor is a dynamic and engaging facilitator. It was great to see our team working together in realising the elements of the course for their future success."



Get started now!

Book this program for your team. Choose a delivery format that fits your needs. Your options include running a workshop for your team, enrolling in a public workshop, or one-to-one coaching with Eleanor Shakiba.