Developing Resilience

Start Dates: TBC

Duration: 2 Day

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Programme overview

Resilience (or resiliency) is our ability to adapt and bounce back when things don’t go as planned. Resilient people don’t wallow or dwell on failures; they acknowledge the situation, learn from mistakes, and then move forward. In this course, we’ll examine resilience: what it is, why we need it, and how to develop it; so that we have the strength and fortitude to overcome adversity, and to keep on moving forward towards our dreams and our goals. We should have the courage to go after our dreams, despite the fact that we’re going to fail from time to time: it’s an inevitable part of living. Being resilient does not mean that a person doesn’t experience difficulty or distress. It means that when we do fail, we bounce back and we have the strength to learn the lessons we need to learn.

Course Objectives/ Learning Outcomes

By the end of this One-day workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand exactly what resilience is and recognise that we
    can develop resilience for both inside and outside the
    workplace.
  • Recognise the symptoms of excessive stress in yourself and in
    others.
  • Have the awareness, knowledge and strategies to deal with
    stress more effectively.
  • Understand the personal and professional benefits of
    developing resilience.
  • Identify thinking patterns which will help you to deal with
    setbacks positively.
  • Overcome and grow from setbacks, by understanding them in
    the context of challenge, commitment and personal control.
  • Learn how to apply emotional intelligence, increase optimism
    and resilience and develop strategies for getting ahead.
  • Create a personalised toolkit for managing stressors and anger
    and use a variety of self-help techniques to develop personal
    resilience, including building self-confidence, setting goals and
    raising thought awareness.

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for anybody, in any career discipline, who wants
to understand and develop resilience in their professional and personal
lives.

Course Content

Under Pressure! Understanding what pressure and stress is
Causes and Costs of Workplace Pressure
Benefits of Creating Balance
Getting to the Heart of the Matter
Identifying Your Pressure Points
Creating an Action Plan
Facing Problems Head On
Emotional Intelligence
The Seven Human Emotions
The Emotional Map
Validating Emotions in Others
What is Optimism?
Resilience
Coping Toolkit
Building the Stress Management Kit
Managing Anger
Expressing Yourself
Getting Organised
Working on Priorities
Doing It!

Trainer Profile

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