Stress Management Course


Stress Management

Course overview

Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on many people’s lives. Therefore there is need to learn how to maximise on positive stress and minimize on negative stress. The Bradley Institute Stress Management workshop will expose participants to the three-option method for dealing with any stressful situations, accepting and coping with stress in certain situations and altering circumstances resulting in the minimisation of the effect of stress. Participants will learn how to implement specific routines, relaxation techniques, how to use the stress log system and the “Triple A” approach

Who should attend the course?

Anyone who manages a team of people in an environment that is subject to high stress levels, such as fast-paced activity, a high rate of change, or situations where a high degree of personal responsibility is required.

Stress Management Course objectives

This hands-on two-day course has been designed as a workshop where people can define and quantify stress in the workplace, measure its effects on the organisation, identify organizational and individual influences on stress, manage stress in the workplace, and develop personal coping strategies.

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able:

  • Master the three “A’s” of a stressful situation: Alter, Avoid, Accept
  • Learn what lifestyle elements can be changed to reduce stress
  • Use routines to reduce stress
  • Learn environmental & physical relaxation techniques
  • Learn how to cope with major events
  • How implementing routines can reduce or remove stress
  • How to establish a support system
  • Learn how to use a stress log to identify stressors & create a plan to reduce or eliminate them
  • Identified the costs and benefits of dealing with stress
  • Defined what stress is and started to recognize the signs of stress
  • Tried out some personal stress management strategies and techniques
  • Recognized the legal obligation of the employer to reduce work-related stress
  • Reviewed the main work areas that can lead to stress and identified ways to address
    work-related stress throughout the organization
  • Reviewed the main work areas that can lead to stress and identified ways to address
    work-related stress throughout the organization
  • Considered the critical role and skills of an effective manager of stress and drawn up their own action plan to address the most prominent issues in managing stress in the workplace.

Course Contents

  • Stress and its Effects
  • Personality Profiles and Types
  • Personal Coping Strategies
  • Organizational Factors
  • Managing Stress in the Workplace
  • Fresh Look at Stress Management
  • Why All the Concern About MANAGING STRESS?
  • Managing Your Stress for Peak Performance
  • Reducing Stress When Levels Become Too High
  • How to Become Stress-Resistant
  • Managing Your Stressors
  • Counteracting the Destructive Effects of Stress
  • Activity and Role play

Duration: 2 Days

Course Calendar Dates

March 18-19

April 22-23

May 20-21

June 17-18

July 22-23

August 19-20

September 23-24

October 21-22

November 18-19

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Cost: R5 000

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