Since 2003, Woohoo has been paving the way for creating happier, healthier workplaces and has trained hundreds of awesome people worldwide through our Certified Chief Happiness Officer (CHO) Academy.


Offered both in-person as well as online, this highly immersive program will give you everything you need to successfully create lasting, positive change within the workplace. You’ll get an in-depth understanding in the science and theory of happiness at work, hear from leading organizations on how they’ve implemented workplace happiness programs, and learn how to use this in your own business.

Who's it for?

If you want to help create happier and healthier workplaces, becoming a Woohoo Partner might just be the thing for you! The Woohoo Partnership offers something for everyone. Here are just some of the benefits to being a Partner:

The training is ideal for:

  • Organizations that are struggling with employee engagement, low morale, lack of social connectedness, or the wider challenges brought about by COVID-19 and other changes in the workplace
  • HR professionals, managers, internal facilitators and employees who want to gain the knowledge and tools to make their organization happier and healthier
  • External consultants who want to help their clients to create a happy, healthy workplace

Upcoming Academies

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The Next Live Academy will be held in October in the UK. The next Online Academy will be in January 2024! Don’t see a date that works for you? Need more information? Sign up here to be notified about upcoming Academies or ask your question.

Practical Information

Online Academy

Price: $2000 USD
Duration: 7 weeks
Structure: Combination of live training sessions once a week, pre-recorded videos, individual homework, group assignments, and live mentor-coaching from a certified Chief Happiness Officer.
Number of participants: Our groups will always be between 8-15 participants, to ensure you get the best learning and networking experience possible.
Flexibility: Weekly live sessions will be recorded in case you’re not able to attend one of the weeks. We’re also happy to discuss other arrangements if you need additional flexibility.
Certification minimum requirements: In order to become a certified CHO, students must actively participate in weekly activities, stay up-to-date with content/learning and attend a minimum of 4 live classes. Students must also successfully complete a final exam (peer-reviewed presentation).


Cancellation policy
We know plans can change. Please note our cancellation policy:
Cancellation up to 2 months before the Academy: 100% refund (minus any transaction fees).
Cancellation up to 1 month before the Academy: 50% refund (or ticket can be transferred to another person).
Cancellations received after that date are non-refundable, but the ticket can be transferred to another person.