Stress and Productivity in the Workplace – Online HR Course
Discover how improving workplace wellbeing can boost work performance and build workplace stress management skills with Manchester Metropolitan University’s course.
Who is the course for?
This course is primarily designed for HR professionals and those in leadership or management positions who want to learn how to improve workplace productivity and reduce stress.
The course will also be useful for anyone who wants to learn strategies to improve their own wellbeing at work.
What topics will you cover?
We will provide an overview of:
The Stress Response
The link between stress and productivity and performance in the Workplace
How individual factors (e.g., personality, leadership) change the stress-productivity relationship.
How the changing nature of the workplace (e.g., email, remote working) can impact the stress-productivity relationship.
Strategies for maintaining performance and productivity in the workplace.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Discuss how we respond psychologically and physiologically under conditions of stress
Investigate the conditions under which stress has a negative impact on productivity and performance
Explore the conditions under which stress can positively impact productivity and performance
Identify the individual and organisational factors which impact the stress-productivity relationship
Evaluate what strategies can help maintain performance and productivity in the workplace