• Deakin University

Professional Resilience: Building Skills to Thrive at Work

Learn how to deal with stress at work and in your personal life through building resilience skills.

64,651 enrolled on this course

Professional Resilience: Building Skills to Thrive at Work
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study3 hours
  • LearnFree
  • Digital upgradeFree
  • AccreditationAvailableMore info

Discover how to build resilience skills to empower your life and career

In a fast-paced world facing complex global challenges, resilience skills are no longer desirable – they’re crucial.

Having a high level of professional and emotional resilience enables you to thrive in the face of stressful situations at work, and in life in general.

On this course, you’ll learn what resilience is. You’ll explore the capabilities, skills, and self-care practices that contribute to building resilience. You will develop resilience skills for yourself, so you’re ready to meet both professional and personal challenges.

This course is proudly Certified for Professional Development by CPD UK.

This course is part of Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Study with Australia collection, with free upgrades and digital certificates until 31st July, 2020. Explore more courses from leading Australian education providers.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 6 seconds MARCUS O’DONNELL: Money, terrorism, identity theft, climate change, these are some of the things that keep people awake at night according to a recent UK survey. Another survey from the American Psychological Association found that more than a third of American workers experienced chronic work-related stress. And one in four Canadians say they’ve left their job due to stress. These statistics are no big surprise. We all feel stress and anxiety. But we also know remarkable people who seem to thrive no matter what life throws at them. What’s the secret to being so resilient? I’m Marcus O’Donnell from Deakin University. And in this free, two-week course, we’ll explore how we can all become more resilient, investigate how resilience contributes to career success.

Skip to 0 minutes and 59 seconds We’ll discover the role networks and relationships play in building resilience. Most importantly, you’ll produce your own resilience plan. There’s no big secret to resilience. It’s a set of practises. And it’s something we’ll learn to build together. Resilience is something we all need in our everyday lives. It’s not the prerogative of special people. So I really hope you’ll join me in this course about building professional resilience.

What topics will you cover?

  • Overview of resilience and why it’s important
  • Steps to becoming more resilient
  • Building resilient capabilities and skills
  • Building resilient self-care practices
  • Building resilient values and engagement

Who is this accredited by?

The CPD Certification Service
The CPD Certification Service:

This course has now been accredited by The CPD Certification Service

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Define and explain resilience
  • Apply resilience frameworks to your professional career
  • Create your own personal resilience plan

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone looking to enhance their career or skillset by learning how to build resilience.

This online resilience training course would be useful for people working in or aiming to work in high-pressure environments.

Who will you learn with?

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) at Deakin. He has worked in the media & health industries, & his research includes digital learning, contemplative pedagogies, & student resilience.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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What's included?

Deakin University are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • Tests to validate your learning
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible

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