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Your Future in the Wellness Industry

Welltodo via FutureLearn


Build your knowledge of the wellness industry

Dive into the history of wellness, find out how it has become a multi-trillion dollar business, and why now is the best time to explore career opportunities within it.

Learn how the wellness industry and its consumers have evolved over time.

On this course, you’ll look at wellness through the ages, from ancient eastern practices right through to new-age, technology-driven products and services. You’ll also investigate how the wellness consumer, their expectations, motivations, and desires, has evolved over time.

Explore the major sectors within wellness to see where your skills and passions lie.

The wellness industry is extremely broad with many sub-categories within it. You’ll examine the major sectors of wellness, delving into the leading brands in categories like fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, natural beauty, workplace wellness and more.

Discover the different scenarios for your career opportunities in wellness.

Once you’ve built your understanding of the different areas in wellness, you’ll begin to see the variety of career opportunities that can unfold for you.

You’ll then explore the three main career paths you can take into wellness: finding an existing job in the industry, becoming an expert, or starting your own business. After completing this course, you should have a concrete action plan for how to pursue your career in wellness.

This course is designed for anyone looking to turn an interest in wellness into a thriving career. You don’t need any experience in the industry as this course covers the basics of getting started.


  • Your Future in the Wellness Industry
    • What is wellness?
    • The evolution of wellness
    • What are the major wellness sectors?
    • Exploring wellness sub-categories
    • Wrap up
  • Trends and Opportunities
    • Tracking and tracing trends
    • The trends defining the wellness industry
    • Macro vs micro trends
    • Career paths and scenarios
    • Wrap up

Taught by

Lauren Armes


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