Developing Resilience

In life, things go wrong from time to time but it’s how we face those challenges that can make all the difference. On this course you will learn practical, behaviourally based techniques to help you rebound quickly and positively after facing difficulties.


2 Days

Time (AWST)


Resilience is a pre-requisite for anyone to survive in the modern world. Its importance is magnified in high stress roles or environments where the pressure to perform is great, but the resources to achieve the outcome are missing.

The second scenario where resilience is crucial is when things go wrong; your career derails, a major project goes astray or your organisation has a public or private disaster. In all cases we need practical, behaviourally based techniques to ride out the difficult times and respond with improved performance.

Who will benefit

Anyone who wants to improve their resilience skills, in particular if you are required to perform consistently in a high pressure or high stress work environment. Alternatively, anyone whose work life has experienced a significant shock and who needs to rebound quickly and positively. 


  • Defining resilience – ‘what it is, what it isn’t’
  • Physical and emotional wellness
  • Short and long term techniques and tactics for greater resilience
  • Confidence and self-esteem
  • How the environment can impact you
  • How to get ‘unstuck’
  • Importance of hope, optimism and confidence.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Identify the sources of their stress and pressure
  • Understand the relationship between stress and resilience
  • Understand the benefits of greater resilience
  • Develop resilience building strategies to improve resistance to stress.

What past course attendees say:

"Thoroughly enjoyed the course and our facilitator. Very interactive and engaging."
Jane Hutch
Paraplegic Benefit Fund
"Really enjoyed the course, it has made a positive impact on my continuous growth environment."
Andrew Frontino
Department of Health
Director Finance
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