Working under pressure - Strategies for managing workplace stress


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Delivering in a high demand environment with less staff, resources and time has become the norm. Discover strategies and tools to effectively manage workplace stress in this interactive one-day course.

The course will explore:

  • identifying and understanding your workplace pressure contributors, unique stress points and recognising avoidance behaviour
  • personality styles - your own and why others react negatively under pressure
  • how to adjust your style and how to influence others positively
  • a range of strategies to reduce stress and create improved work-life balance.

Course outline

  • A snapshot of the current environment and trends - why the pressure?
  • The nature, causes and impacts of workplace stress
  • The psychology behind reactions under stress - how it erodes the workplace
  • Your personality and others under pressure - assessment and reflection
  • How you are perceived by others - change for the better
  • Strategies to respond effectively - change from within
  • Looking after your inner self

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course you will have the knowledge to:

  • Recognise the nature, causes and impact of workplace pressure in your job
  • Identify¬† strategies to respond effectively to others and reduce workplace stress
  • Utilise new tools to improve your work-life balance and productivity.

Who should enrol

This course is suitable for anyone wanting to improve their interpersonal and team delivery skills.


Marie Anderson is a Management Consultant specialised in strategy, capability and risk. She is regarded for her skills in facilitation and stakeholder engagement and is a member on a number of boards. Marie is a senior consultant in the business community, has taught degree level business subjects at the Canberra Institute of Technology and is a 2016 professional associate of the Australian Human Resource Institute.

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