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Developing Resilience: Training for Managers

Resilience is now a key competence for managers working under pressure during periods of change.  This training course helps managers improve their personal resilience as well as supporting the resilience of those they work with.

Course Context

It is not possible to make progress without experiencing occasional setbacks and disappointments; however, it is the way in which managers react and respond to problems that will determine the success or failure of the organisation.

Resilience is the ability to maintain your normal level of performance, or improve on it, during times of change and adversity. The key to this training course is the understanding that the positive attitudes and behaviours which generate resilience can be developed. 

The course content will be adapted to incorporate the organisation’s development priorities. The theme of the day involves introducing areas of personal resilience and how they can be improved. During this process facilitated discussion will be used to link individual resilience to both team and organisational resilience so that managers can prepare practical action plans at the end of the course.

The course is highly interactive and contains a variety of practical exercises. Delegates receive a comprehensive workbook and access to online resources which can be used post training to improve one or more resilience skills.

  • Duration: 1-day course
  • Capacity: 12 recommended for optimum results
  • Availability: All of our in-house courses are delivered by our UK wide network of trainers
  • Customisation: can be tailored to meet an organisation’s specific requirements

Who Is It For?

This course is suitable for anyone with team responsibility.

A testimonial for the Developing Resilience Training for Managers course:

 

"A really engaging and thought-provoking session, which enabled us to look not only at our individual resilience and how we could boost it, but also at how our collective styles have been shaped by the organisational culture."

Brighton and Hove City Council

Key Benefits

With full participation the delegates will achieve the following:

  • Enhanced realistic optimism balanced with a can-do attitude
  • A more flexible, adaptable and positive approach to change
  • Improved problem solving creativity skills
  • An understanding of the benefits of good role modeling during challenging times
  • Improved understanding of the benefits of building and restoring important relationships
  • Skills that can help to reduce workplace/home anxiety (regarding their job)
  • More level-headed and objective under pressure
  • Greater appreciation of the benefits of personal care and pacing oneself
  • Improved understanding of personal boundaries and how they can be strengthened
  • Greater awareness that change and adversity often creates opportunities

Course Content

  • The relationship between resilience, pressure, stress and adversity.
  • Personal boundaries: what are they and why they are so important in building resilience?
  • Resilience Questionnaire – identify the resilience skills you already have
  • Review of basic resilience skills
  • Exercises to develop resilience skills
  • Applying the resilience skills to your team
  • 7 Steps to enable managers to manage change more effectively
  • Management techniques for strengthening resilience in others
  • Personal and organisational action planning
  • How to use the course materials for on-going development

Optional follow-up training

Short follow-up sessions provide delegates with the opportunity to share their experiences and measure the change in their resiliency skills.

Version of the course for those without line management responsibility.

Our 1-day Developing Personal Resilience course contains much of the same content with regard to identifying and improving resilience skills. The focus however is wholly on the individual.

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Please get in touch with us if you have any questions. 

We are always happy to talk about our courses and help you to work out the best match for your requirements.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

"The quality of the training has been fantastic and our employees are really engaging with the trainer and getting something out of it. Also In Equilibrium makes the whole process very easy to arrange."

— Employee Engagement & Wellbeing Officer, Sophie Holland
AGE UK
 
 

"We wanted to provide a course that taught useful and practical coping strategies that our members could put into place straight away. In Equilibrium’s experience showed us that they could provide this, and they tailored the course perfectly."

— The Association of Electoral Administrators
 
 
 
 

"In-Equilibrium recently presented Mental Health Awareness to Managers in all of our area offices. The training was really well received and all of the trainers were praised for their in-depth knowledge and understanding."

 

— Roger Bullivant Limited
 

"The training was very well received by staff who now all intend to implement the session’s practical tips and techniques into their existing roles. A large proportion of the staff rated the facilitator and their delivery as excellent and their only recommendation was for a further and longer session!"

— Leeds City College
 

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