Work-Related Stress: Developing Manager Capability
24 October 2023 - 25 October 2023
"The Covid 19 pandemic will leave a deep and lasting scar
on the mental health of millions in this country. Prioritising
mental health has never been more critical than it is now" MIND,
2020: The Mental Health Emergency.
As well as the obvious moral imperative, employers have a
legal duty to protect employees from stress at work by doing a risk
assessment and acting on it. There are also proven financial
benefits from mitigating the risk of stress, anxiety and depression
in your workforce. Increased productivity, lower absenteeism,
improvements in talent acquisition and retention, are all present
in organisations that prioritise their workforce's mental
However, managers, supervisors and leaders often feel at a
loss to know how to tackle this huge issue; where to start and how
to have meaningful conversations with their team.
This one day online course (delivered over two half-days)
is designed to increase delegates' confidence and competence in
managing individual stress-related cases and provide advice on
fostering a supportive working environment.
The course will help you to:
- Identify practical tools and advice on how to manage
stress at the team level.
- Understand the main risk factors for work-related stress
(including an exploration of the HSE's Management Standards and how
they manifest themselves in the real world).
- Identify opportunities to spot the signs of stress in
your team (both face to face and remotely).
- Recognise the competencies required of an effective line
manager / supervisor / team leader and reflect on how to further
develop your own approach to managing stress within your
- Know how to structure a conversation on the topic of
work-related stress and carry out an individual risk
- Understand the different types of interventions required
to manage stress at work.
- Reflect on actions that you could take to
Using a live online format, the expert trainers will
combine their experience of teaching as well as real-world
experience as psychologists and subject matter experts to deliver
an interactive, thought provoking and engaging programme.
Opportunities will be given throughout the day to discuss and
reflect on how to apply the principles being taught in your own
Who should attend?
The course is most appropriate for line managers, HR
managers, supervisors, team leads, occupational health managers or
those responsible for individual case management and risk
assessment for stress.
Live Online Course Information
live online training courses are taught in real-time, allowing
you to have a direct dialogue with our experts, a high level of
interaction with the other attendees and lots of opportunities to
ask questions - just as you would in a real classroom.
All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or
tablet with a webcam and microphone. Before you book, you can check
that you meet the
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the
software is compatible with your firewall settings.
£545 per person (includes digital training resources and
certificate of attendance).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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