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Stress Management Training for Managers

Stress Definition

1 Day Course

Course Objective

To enable delegates to: identify signs of stress in their team members; discuss the employee’s stress triggers with them; and agree individual strategies to be reviewed at a later date.


The training provided on the Stress Management Training for Managers course is very practical and uses a number of specially developed diagnostic and proactive tools to minimise the effect of stressful situations on both people and the organisation.  The content is regularly updated to encompass changes in stress-related legislation and HSE initiatives.

The course is highly interactive and contains a variety of group and individual exercises; including case studies, scenarios, personal reflection and action planning.

  • Duration: 1-day course
  • Capacity: 12 delegates max (for optimum benefit)
  • Availability: All our courses are delivered in-house throughout the UK and Europe
  • Customisation: The content can be tailored to meet an organisation’s individual requirements


Who Is It For?

The Stress Management Training for Managers course has been specifically developed to meet the needs of organisations that have recognised the crucial role managers, supervisors and team leaders play in the reduction and prevention of work-related stress.

Over the last 5 years, hundreds of organisations and over 10,000 managers have benefited from our training in managing stress at work

Key Benefits

  • Understand how to meet the legal and HSE compliance responsibilities
  • Be clear about what stress is and the risk implications for employees and the organisation
  • Know how to create the right climate to encourage open discussion about stress
  • Incorporate frameworks and practical approaches/tools that can be used to prevent stress
  • Use extensive online resources and access relevant information and tools

Course Content


  • Course structure, objectives and delegate expectations


Section 1 – Stress Awareness

  • How stress relates to and is different to pressure
  • Early identification of stress and stress-related problems
  • Stress and the law, including HSE Management Standards
  • Case study
  • Work pressure profiling tool


Section 2 – Proactive Stress Management

  • Creating a good climate
  • The CUSP™ framework for stress prevention
  • Stress prevention exercise and debrief
  • HSE/CIPD Stress management competency indicator tool


Section 3 – Reactive Stress Risk Management

  • Customised scenarios, that can cause stress; how to reduce the risk
  • Individual stress risk assessment and management


Section 4 – Bringing it all together

  • How to use the workbook and online resources on an ongoing basis
  • Personal action planning


Optional Follow-up emails

To help embed the knowledge learned on the day we can provide delegates with follow-up emails revisiting the areas covered on the training course and signposting where to find further information and resources.  The final email can include a brief questionnaire to evaluate the effectiveness of the training course.


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If you would like to discuss any aspect of our Stress Management Training for Managers course, please call us on 0131 476 5027 or drop an email to – [email protected]

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What people say about In Equilibrium

BMT Group Ltd: Stress Management Training for Managers

“BMT Group Ltd would highly recommend In-Equilibrium’s one-day Managers Managing Stress course. Staff members who have attended the course have achieved a number of learning objectives, including, actionable tools to proactively manage stress, stress identification and prevention techniques; and a greater understanding of sources of stress. This is a highly informative, engaging and practical training course that we would recommend to anyone who manages people.”

Biffa Waste Services

“The course, which has been rolled out to all our Managers, has been extremely well received and has provided practical and helpful advice in tackling, managing and reducing stress in the workplace.”

Delegate Comments 2014: Stress Management for Managers

“I feel more comfortable in dealing with stress in the workplace – from identifying it in myself and others, to conducting an investigation/supporting someone who is suffering from stress.”
“So glad this course was ‘managing’ stress with practical applications, not just wishy-washy ‘stress characteristics’.”

Sheffield City Council

“The training exercises and quality of the course handouts have also been consistently high. We would not hesitate to recommend the services of In Equilibrium to anyone who is wanting to commission either training/workshops around the management of stress in the work place.”

Delegate Comments 2013: Stress Management for Managers

“Fab tutor – really engaging. Didn’t even get the normal afternoon lag that usually happens on these day courses.”
“The trainer was excellent and was able to draw on past experience to explain situations and put them into context.”

Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips

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Resources for Managers

Resources for Managers

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