positive psychology in business and education

the positive psychology masterclass

Now in our 10th year


The Positive Psychology Masterclass focusses on some of the key applications of positive psychology including happiness, resilience, mental health and wellbeing at work. Hundreds of participants have attended the Masterclass over the past decade, enhancing their personal and working lives as well as contributing to the greater good.

The course is for both personal and professional development with the essential knowledge and tools that can be put into practice straightaway. This will appeal to busy professionals who want to add positive psychology into their skill set. Learn how to feel good, function well and flourish through our experiential workshops, conducted in small groups, which give you individual attention and equip you to put positive psychology into practice.

The Foundations Masterclass serves as an introduction to Positive Psychology covering all the essentials for your coaching practice and personal wellbeing.

The Advanced Masterclass focusses on applications of Positive Psychology for professionals to use in the workplace, coaching and other group settings.

The workshops will suit HR/OD/L&D Professionals, Health Professionals, Business Trainers and Management Consultants, Coaches, Counsellors and Therapists, Mental Health First Aiders, Business Leaders, Managers, Academics, Psychologists, Social Workers, Youth Workers and Wellbeing Champions.

What you will gain

An in-depth understanding of the principles of the science of wellbeing, resilience and flourishing.

Knowledge of how to incorporate Positive Psychology practices into your personal and professional life.

A toolkit of evidence-based practices.

All your questions answered by two leading practitioners in the field of Positive Psychology.

A new network of like-minded professionals.

The Positive Psychology Masterclass is the creation of two of UEL’s outstanding MAPP graduates, who are successfully applying positive psychology in the UK. It’s a great introduction to positive psychology, whether you’re considering joining us on the UEL MAPP programme, adding to your professional skills and knowledge, or simply want to flourish.

Dr Ilona Boniwell,  Associate Professor and Founder, Masters in Applied Positive Psychology, University of East London

PART 1: Foundations

Modules include:

1. The Science of Happiness and Well-Being

2. Positive Emotions and Positivity Practices

3. Engagement and Flow

4. Identifying and Applying Strengths

5. Finding Meaning and Purpose 

6. Mindsets, Motivation and Goals

7. Developing Optimism and Resilience

8. Building Positive Relationships

The Part 1 Foundations Masterclass introduces you to the key principles and evidence-based techniques in positive psychology giving you a thorough grounding in the foundations of the science. In this highly engaging and practical course you will learn how to apply positive psychology to increase your personal well-being and how to use it with others

“Excellent. Covered a lot of ground and all of it was practical and usable. Highly recommended for both personal and professional use. Lots of tools to take this knowledge forward. Love the practicality.”

Executive Coach, Cornwall

“Brilliant. Seamless flow and incorporation of discussion leading in to the material presented.Seamless presentation and well evidenced.”

GP, Devon

“This was such a literally positive experience – there was no post-lunch dip! Thank you both – I’m so glad I came.”

Coach, Worcs

Next Date

Friday-Saturday 17-18 July & 24-25 July 2020 

This course will be run live online over 4 days from 0930 to 1230 (BST).

£575 + VAT

*Early bird rate £375 + VAT

Maximum 12 participants

Payment by BACS, invoice, iZettle or PayPal

*Early bird rate available until 30th June 2020


available until 30 June 2020


PART 2: Advanced

Modules include:

1. The Science of Flourishing

2. Well-Being at Work

3. Strengths Coaching across the Lifespan

4. Appreciative Inquiry & Psychological Capital

5. Joy, Meaning & Engagement at Work

6. Positive Leadership & Positive Deviance

7. Advanced Resilience

8. High Quality Connections at Work

Days 3 and 4 of the Advanced Masterclass builds on the foundations of Part 1, showing you how you can apply Positive Psychology in groups, organisations, schools, communities and as well-being champions. We introduce the new wave of Positive Psychology 2.0. Our hands-on approach will give you the tools to use Positive Psychology in coaching, training and Learning & Development and show you how to apply the science for higher performance, engagement and success.

Your masterclass will be facilitated by Bridget Grenville-Cleave (MAPP, MBA, FCCA, Assoc. CIPD) and Miriam Akhtar (MAPP), two of Europe’s most experienced Positive Psychology trainers and founder members of the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology and the International Positive Psychology Association.



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