Course description

A strong employee experience is meaningful, transparent, supportive, and dynamic. Using the Realize Employee Experience Framework™, you will learn how to create and support an engaging, motivating, and fulfilling employee experience. Learn key concepts and practical techniques to improve employee alignment, retention, resilience, and overall performance. Instructed by Realize organizational development consultants and experts Gillian Harper, CPHR and Makeda Henry, Prosci® Certified Change Practitioner, students will have exclusive direct access to our instructors' combined expertise and experience as well as space to workshop individual workplace scenarios.

This course consists of short pre-session reading and reflections, followed by a LIVE 3-hour lesson in Zoom and Miro with practical group work and instruction by our experts in employee experience, workplace culture, and organizational development. This course will be open from Oct 17 – 21, 2023.

Who is this for?

  • People leaders, executives, and directors

  • Experienced managers and supervisors

  • Human resources and organizational design specialists from the private or public sector

Benefits for you

  • Identify the characteristics of a Meaningful, Transparent, Dynamic, and Supportive organizational culture

  • Evaluate your workplace culture and practices for challenges and opportunities to improve employee engagement

  • Co-create practical strategies for building positive and meaningful employee

  • Enhance your organization’s reputation as an employer of choice


All of our instructors are experts in their fields and practicing consultants, bringing you the latest insights and best practices grounded in research and current trends.

Gillian Harper

Organizational Development Consultant and Senior Instructor,
MA Organizational Psychology, CPHR

Data-expert Gillian Harper helps organizations analyze and strengthen their employee experience and overall structure to support long-term resilience and growth. She applies her training and expertise to help organizations design professional environments that foster employee engagement, development and fulfillment. As a consultant with Realize Strategies, Gillian works with clients to identify strategically-aligned leadership candidates; support development of holistic, meaningful HR strategies; and optimize organizational structure and culture. Gillian is certified in multiple leadership, performance, and culture assessments.

Makeda Henry

Organizational Development Consultant and Senior Instructor
MA Organizational Psychology, Prosci® Certified Change Practitioner

Makeda applies her background in research and data (qualitative, quantitative, SPSS) to help client organizations achieve their full potential and foster positive workplace cultures. Prior to joining Realize Strategies, she supported leading for-profit companies in making informed decisions about their branding, products and services, and customer experience. Through the lens of employee engagement and well-being, Makeda uses a data-driven approach to identify core challenges within organizations and design happier, more effective workplaces. Makeda has worked with various non-profit organizations to implement changes that lead to improved programs, better services, and thriving cultures.

Course topics

  • The Realize Employee Experience Framework™

  • The Four Quadrants: Meaningful, Transparent, Supportive, Dynamic

  • Questions to Consider and Steps to Strengthening each Quadrant

  • Fostering Your Own Engagement

Enhancing Your Organizational Culture (Fall 2022)

Course Dates: Oct 17 - 21, 2022

Live Lesson: Oct 18, 2022 | 9AM - 12PM PDT


Interested in private training for your team?

We can also work directly with your teams one on one, in-person or digitally.