Managing Mental Wellness for Managers and Leaders

Course description

This 2-day e-learning programme is a dynamic, engaging and interactive course, designed to equip supervisors and managers with the resources to better manage wellness challenges. Participants will be provided with the opportunity to gain insights and strategies to effectively engage with and support those struggling with mental health in the workplace.

Formative assessment

  • Various assessments and activities will be completed during the online course, as well as homework

Summative assessment

  • None

Course outline

The following themes will be covered:

  • managing the mental wellness of remote workers
  • dealing with the stigma around mental health
  • selling mental wellness to leadership
  • managing the prevalence of anxiety within the workplace
  • preparing a mental wellness toolkit for personal application and resource library for support of teams

The value of the course lies in:

  • equipping participants to deal with the enormous challenge of remote work on employees
  • dealing with stigma and its devastating impact on mental health due to employees not making use of resources
  • focusing on manager health and wellbeing to better support and manage the mental health of employees