Humans At Work

Work is a human thing. Let’s treat each other that way.


The Humans At Work program teaches managers the fundamental skills of managing teams and people well. It’s full of practical tools, models and skills you can apply immediately at work.

The entire program curriculum is here for free under Creative Commons License — all the information from the big picture to the details.

Start with the Program Overview for a description of program goals, philosophy and structure, as well as an overview of session content.

Session Descriptions gives more detail on the focus and key topics of each session.

The Tools and Materials page lists the specific books, tools, models and concepts included in the curriculum.

For the greatest level of detail, download the Program Curriculum Documents on the sidebar. You’ll find:

  • Eight individual Session documents with detailed agendas, teaching notes, and homework assignments.
  • The Tools and Materials document that includes the program reading list and basic handouts for each session.
  • The Do It Yourself document which explains in detail how to set up and deliver the program in your own organization.
  • Downloadable versions of the Program Overview and Session Descriptions.

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Program PDF Documents

Agendas and detailed teaching notes for each session. They'll give you an in-depth look at the program and can serve as the starting point for customization


A complete list of program reading materials and a full set of basic handouts.


How to deliver the program yourself.


Document versions of the Program Overview and Session Descriptions.