The Great Workplace

Based on many years of research and training conducted at the Great Place to Work® Institute—producers of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® Annual List—The Great Workplace: Building Trust and Inspiring Performance Workshop provides managers with a set of powerful, effective exercises that will help them understand the conceptual and practical considerations of creating a high-trust work environment.


  • Define a Great Place to Work
  • Assess how your behavior creates or detracts from your ability to create a high-trust environment
  • Analyze best practices for each of the five dimensions in the Great Place to Work Model and consider whether those practices are reflected in your own teams and organizations
  • Review and discuss case studies of specific organizations that use best practices


  • An understanding of the essential elements of a Great Place to Work®, especially the crucial role of trust
  • An understanding of the key role that managers play in building a great workplace
  • Identify opportunities for ways managers can make change within their scope of responsibility
  • Tools that can be used to make a positive impact in improving the workplace

Supported Competency Focus Area(s)


In-person: Full day

Virtual: 4 hours (two 2-hour modules)


The Great Workplace Self-Assessment (available in paper or online version)

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