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Emotional Culture Deck Online Masterclass 

 Self-Paced Online Course
Work at your own pace | 4-5 hours of course content
COURSE PRICE: Regular price of 399 USD
COURSE REGISTRATIONS: Open Twice Yearly. Join the Waitlist for early access.

 *We only open the Online Masterclass Course twice a year. 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.

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See results immediately, feel ripples indefinitely

You can download The Emotional Culture Deck for free, and that will give you a taste of the potential of the #1 game in the world for better workplace culture. You can buy your own Deck and work with our sanely simple card game to explore, understand and map your emotions and those of your team or organisation. But to really make the most of The Emotional Culture Deck, enrol in our Online Masterclass Course and put yourself enroute to emotional culture mastery.

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Join the Waitlist. Your Exclusive Ticket to Our Next Masterclass.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to join our life-changing Online Masterclass. When you sign up for our waitlist, you'll be first in line to register before it's open to everyone else. And as a waitlist member, you'll get special perks and helpful insights, making sure you make the most of your Masterclass journey.

Why Join the Waitlist?

  1. Early Access: Be the first to know when registration opens for our next Online Masterclass and get early bird access.

  2. Exclusive Benefits: Members of our waitlist receive special perks and offers, including early access to course materials and discounted pricing.

Join the waitlist today and take the first step towards transforming your approach to emotional culture and leadership with our ECD Online Masterclass Course.

Next Course Start Date: 
September 1, 2024

The fastest way to learn how to best use this simple yet powerful and flexible tool

If you're looking to unlock your full emotional potential and/or create a more emotionally connected workplace, The ECD Online Masterclass Course strikes the perfect balance between lessons and actions to ensure an enjoyable and enriching learning experience:

  • Bite-sized videos that explain The ECD in a structured and easy-to-follow way
  • Practical tools and tips for facilitation, training, and organisational development
  • Real-life case studies and examples that demonstrate the impact of The ECD on teams and organisations
  • Thought-provoking reflection questions to help you embed the learnings
  • Additional resources and references to enhance your understanding of emotional culture and The ECD.
  • Bonus Live Coaching Calls for additional support from our experienced ECD Certifed Consultants 

If you're looking to unlock the full potential of your team and create a more emotionally connected workplace, The ECD Online Masterclass Course is for you.

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Made to change how the world feels

Most people underestimate the influence emotion has on their lives and on the culture of their teams. People focus on values and behaviours and ignore emotions at work. But there is increasing evidence to show that the emotional culture of an organisation influences employee satisfaction, burnout, absenteeism, teamwork and team performance and, ultimately, financial performance.

Our Online Masterclass Course will teach how to best use this simple yet powerful and flexible tool to bring about face-to-face conversations about culture and leadership within any organisation or team. It will help you drive bottom-up change.

In this video, Jeremy Dean, Founder of riders&elephants, talks about why and how he designed The Emotional Culture Deck to unlock the power of emotional culture and re-humanise workplaces.

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Lead everyone forward

As a leader, coach or consultant, you understand the critical role that team culture plays in driving success and fulfilment. But finding the right tools and approaches to create a meaningful impact can be a daunting task.

Successfully completed by over 1200 people in 40+ countries, the ECD Online Masterclass will revolutionise your approach to team building.

The power of The Emotional Culture Deck is that its impact is immediate. From the moment you begin the Course, you'll notice an immediate shift in your perspective and gain newfound focus.

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Emotionally smart

The ECD Online Masterclass Course has been specifically designed for facilitators, coaches, consultants, trainers and organisation leaders looking for a comprehensive framework that they can use to create a positive and inclusive environment, encourage open communication, and promote team collaboration.

This wonderfully immersive online Course helps you delve into The Emotional Culture Deck and its associated tools. The comprehensive curriculum covers a wide range of scenarios, providing you with an arsenal of tips and tricks for all aspects of team culture.
We’ll equip you with practical insights and strategies to open up meaningful conversations, forge deeper connections, and drive positive change.

Real-life case studies and practical applications let you experience the transformative power of The ECD firsthand and gain the confidence to facilitate your own impactful sessions.

Downloadable resources provide you with all the tools you’ll need to craft engaging emotional culture workshops, develop a strong team identity, and promote behaviours that support a positive emotional culture.

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Magical stories from those who’ve graduated

"The ECD Online Masterclass Course is provided in an inspiring, bite-size modular basis. Easy to follow and digest, it is peppered with practical learnings and tips for applications. Thank you for an enriching experience, I can't wait to use this tool in practice."

 - Jenny L.
"I've learned about myself and now I feel very prepared to deliver this workshop, because of the practical tools I learned about. And I think this workshop really can make the world of organisations a better one."

 - Claire R.
"The course was brilliant! It surpassed my expectations. I loved the way it was presented by a series of short videos and time for us to reflect afterwards. I was engaged throughout and I thought the additional resources available to download were a fabulous addition."

- Mark T.

Included in your ECD Online Masterclass Course

The Emotional Culture Deck

You'll receive one Emotional Culture Deck (value 99 USD). The course is designed to be a hands-on learning experience. So you'll use the cards to complete certain steps within the course. This will reinforce what you learn and give you more confidence with the game.

ECD Starter Kit

Your ECD Starter Toolkit includes more than 12 PDF tools and workshop plans to help you create and deliver a variety of different workshops. Also included is The Emotional Culture Deck PDF so you can print and make another deck at home.

11 Core Video Lessons
(plus bonus videos)

You will be guided through 11 video lessons as if participating in a live Masterclass, including dozens of extra tips and tricks to help you run the most engaging and memorable culture workshops your teams will ever experience.

Bonus Live Coaching Calls

Join our optional Live Coaching Calls where you can interact with your Elephant Rider Mentors, meet others in your cohort, play with The ECD, ask questions and explore bonus ECD activities.

Incredible emotional support through your journey

Our Private Online Community will keep you connected with other course participants and our ECD Practitioner and Certified Consultant Community.
You’re invited to join bonus Live Coaching Calls hosted by experienced ECD Certified Consultants.


We offer you templates Galore (so you can finally stop creating culture workshops and tools from scratch!).


This course is the course to end all naysayers of emotions...

"This course is the course to end all naysayers of emotions do not belong in the workplace. I have heard that statement for years the reality is we are all human beings and we are made of a variety of emotions we experience on a daily basis that can change from moment to moment, from each interaction we experience, this course gives us the opportunity to not only know ourselves better but also the ability to know others, to build trust and rapport with each other and build real understanding and practice empathy which creates genuine connections with people. It is all about humanising the workplace because it is the right thing to do and today the most critical thing to do to create psychological safe environments. Personally I cannot wait to get started and ride the elephant!"

 – Jennifer N.

Continue your journey to emotional culture mastery. 

When you complete the ECD Online Masterclass, you’ll receive your ECD Certificate of Practice. You also become an official member of our global Elephant Rider community with over 1300 members from 40+ nations.


Here's what some of our graduates had to say...

"The ECD is an incredible tool for creating a customized workshop, and the additional materials in this online course are extremely helpful in learning how to prepare and deliver such a workshop."

"The structure allowed me to move at a pace that accommodated my business commitments. Explanations were clear, and the change to experiment with my own cards allowed me to experience directly what my clients will."

"I've learned about myself and now feel very prepared to deliver this workshop because of the practical tools I learned about. And I think this workshop really can make the world of organizations a better one."

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Perfectly timed

Say goodbye to the limitations of traditional learning formats. With The ECD Online Masterclass Course, you'll have anywhere, anytime access to our enriching content, vibrant community, live calls, and insightful guest sessions for full 90 days.

Take your time to immerse yourself in a vibrant learning community, connect with experts, and unlock the secrets of emotional culture.

Everything is thoughtfully organised within our Online Course Platform to enable you to come and go as you wish.

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Your Online Masterclass Curriculum


Your Introduction to emotional culture in the workplace and why emotions matter. Why is it important in workplaces? Where did The Emotional Culture Deck idea come from? We explore these questions and examine the research at the heart of The ECD.

Section 1: Set up for Success

Learn powerful ways to engage with teams and leaders that reduce people's fear of talking about emotions at work. Now play, starting with the simplest ECD activity and workshop ice-breaker – The Weekly Retro.

Section 2: The Heart of The Workshop

Learn how to run the Map Your Emotional Culture Workshop and the theory behind the Workshop. Then complete the self-awareness ECD Activity exploring what you need to feel and not feel at work to be successful.

Section 3: Make it Tangible 

Now that you’ve learnt how to run the Map Your Emotional Culture Workshop, we take a look at how to keep Emotional Culture conversations alive.

Section 4: Other ways to use The ECD

Learn bonus ECD tips and tricks, and dive deeper into 12 other ways to apply The Emotional Culture Deck. Plus, take a look at two successful ECD Case Studies.


When you graduate, you become an Elephant Rider, meaning you an official member of our global Elephant Rider Community – the world's most human and empathetic leaders. You also qualify to continue your ECD professional journey to becoming a Master Elephant Rider.

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What Happens After You Join the Masterclass?


Once you’ve confirmed and paid, we’ll send you details on how to access The ECD Online Course Platform and your ECD Starter Kit.


We’ll give you access to our Online Community and Private Course Cohort Room. Here we’ll share what you can expect next. This is also the place we share all communications throughout the Course.


As part of the Course Onboarding, we ship your Emotional Culture Deck. It should take 5-7 days to get to you anywhere in the world.

Online Masterclass FAQs

Plan for a successful Masterclass

Your Online Masterclass is an investment in your future. Here’s how to make sure you make the most of this wonderful course:

1. Schedule time for completing video lessons

It may help to plan when you will watch the videos and complete the activities and reflections. You have 90 days to complete the Masterclass Course. 50% of people complete the course in the first 30 days. That gives them another 60 days to revisit course lessons and recap videos to further cement their learnings. If you are on a waitlist and you don’t think you will have the time to complete the lessons, you can delay your start once, by 6 months, without charge.

2. Take part in our Live Coaching Calls

These optional sessions offer the chance to engage with peers, dive deeper into course concepts, and broaden your ECD skills and perspective. Each Coaching Call has a different theme, where you'll learn and practice bonus ECD activities not taught in the Online Course Lessons.

3. Meet the Course deadline

The only hard deadline is the day the course closes (90 days from when it opens). In this time, you must complete the course and required reflections to receive your ECD Practitioner Certificate. Access to the course will close following this deadline. You may be able to buy an extension, but this will be an additional cost.

4. Plan to continue your ECD professional journey

Your learning isn’t over when the course closes. To continue your ECD Professional Journey, step up your ECD game with Emotional Culture Club Membership. Unlock nine new ECD Learning Pathways, plus 100s of bonus Tools, ECD Marketing Materials and Live Learning Events. Designed for serious ECD Practitioners.

More magical stories from those who’ve graduated

"Firstly, I love card decks. Secondly, I love emotions. Thirdly, I love facilitating workshops. The ECD felt like it was made for me. The lessons were spaced out just right for my schedule. I appreciate the fact that there are live meetup opportunities, though I have yet to participate as I completed the course just before the next one comes up!"

- Patricia H.

"The ECD Online Masterclass Course enabled me to fully understand the concept of emotional culture and the research that backs up this incredibly innovative and easy to use tool - a tool that I believe can unlock teams in a way that cannot be unlocked by any other tool. Incredibly insightful!" 

 - Karen M.

Money Back Guarantee

We believe the Online Masterclass is the most powerful and effective course of its type anywhere. We'll refund you in full if you don’t find the learning, tools and support you’re looking for in the first 30 days.

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