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Woohoo Academy

Certified Chief Happiness Officer (CHO) Training

Next Up: Online English course starts 28 October 2022


Since 2003, Woohoo Inc from Denmark has been paving the way for creating happier, healthier workplaces, and have trained hundreds of experts around the world through their 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.


  • 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


  • The content of the training will give you everything you need to successfully make workplaces happier


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An unique and comprehensive course:

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

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.
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.

Buddies & Coaching

You will work closely with a buddy and in smaller groups. For your assignments you will get a Personal Coach, to help you. Available in English, Dutch and French

Certificate. After you finish the academy successfully you 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.
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 AND access to the wider Woohoo Partnership community.
This partnership is made up of more than 50 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.

Online WOOHOO Chief Happiness Officer Training

Now available online: the Certified CHO training from Woohoo Inc in Copenhagen! We offer you the same great content as the in-person Academy. Get certified as a Chief Happiness Officer on your own schedule and from the safety and comfort of your own home (and in your pyjamas too, if that’s what you’re into!) Now run by WOOHOO Unlimited! 

Join us in October-December 2022 for our WOOHOO CHO Academy in English. On all academies we teach you everything we know about happiness at work in – or as much of it as we can cram into this course. In 6 weeks you will get an in-depth background in happiness at work, the latest research in the field, and learn how to use this in your business.

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Prefer the In-Person Academy? Please contact us:


  • Number of participants: minimum 8, maximum 16
  • Price: USD 2.000,- per person (excl. VAT), USD 1.000 for Woohoo Inc Partners
  • Language: English


  • Getting started Check-in: 28 October 2022, 3.00 – 5.00 pm (CET), via Zoom (Fridays)
  • Check in 1: Friday 4 November (same time)
  • Check in 2: Friday 11 November
  • Check in 3: Friday 18 November
  • Check in 4: Friday 25 November
  • Check in 5: Friday 2 December
  • Check in 6: Friday 9 December – Graduation

What others said about the Woohoo Academy

"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."

“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.

“The Academy was, without a doubt, the best training I have ever experienced (and I’ve participated in many trainings). It was very well organized, and provided the latest research, practical strategies and opportunities to engage in many meaningful activities.”

"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."


Join the online course now!