A common experience in today’s workplace is stress, conflict and change. This has become a part of everyday life in organizations and even in our daily personal lives. Often, the real difficulty is learning to be resilient and not allow the stress to affect your performance and relationships. This module will help you bounce back from daily stress and adversity in the workplace. Even further, you can apply these strategies in your personal life to cope with stress and improve resilience. Of course being resilient will not prevent difficulties and challenges in life. However, it could provide you with the strength, wherewithal, and guidance to remain focused on performance, so that you recover and move on to continue making progress, instead of becoming stuck or stagnant on your path. Resilience is an important ability for anyone living with stress to remain focused and goal-oriented.
Developing resilience is an important ability and coping strategy in today’s world. Resilience is helpful for building a solid foundation and a flexible structure that will not crumble under the pressures in life, and particularly in the workplace. It is helpful for improving self-esteem, mental agility, relationships, and coping strategies for daily challenges. The content in this course could be viewed as a blueprint to help increase your ability to be resilient. Developing resilience is a stress management skill that is helpful to maintain focus and improve confidence to achieve your goals.
This program contains a total of 8 modules and includes the following:
- 7 videos with transcripts
- 7 quizzes
- 1 Case Study with questions and suggested answers for review in PowerPoint Presentation format
The target audience for this course includes managers, entrepreneurs, individuals, and college students who seek to increase their creative and innovative thinking skills for professional development and improved workplace functionality.
Module 1 - Build a Firm Foundation: Gain a deeper understanding of resilience skills and what it means to you as a unique person
Module 2 - Make and Maintain Connections: Understand the importance of building relationships and a support network
Module 3 - Set and Achieve Goals: Learn to set clear goals and maintain focus on achievement
Module 4 - Accept and Embrace Change: Learn why change is difficult, the 4 stages of change, and personal response to change
Module 5 - Use Flexible Thinking to Overcome Obstacles: Develop strategies to overcome obstacles and resistance to change, use positive self-talk, mental agility, and make decisions under pressure
Module 6 - In The Moment Coping Strategies: Implement strategies to cope with change on a daily basis
Module 7 - Stress Management and Relaxation: Develop practical strategies to become more aware of daily or common stressors, use stress management strategies and learn how to avoid stress.
Module 8 - Review and Case Study with questions and suggested answers
Module 9 - Appendix - Contains the course copyright information and reference sources
*There are no prerequisites for this course.
A specific book or study material is not required for this course. However, a reference list of 3 books used to support the content in this course has been included at the end of the presentation for your reference.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
· Learn how to rebound from adversity
· Improve self-esteem as a foundation for resilience
· Cultivate relationships to create a support network
· Develop the ability to accept and embrace change
· Learn to overcome obstacles by using flexible thinking
· Implement stress management and relaxation strategies to maintain resilience
Language of instruction: English