Managing Workplace Stress

Learn techniques for dealing with workplace stress and practice these with interactive online exercises.


48 online lessons

5 practice exercises

CPD Accredited

Digital certificate

3 hours of learning

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the symptoms and causes of stress
  • Learn steps you can take to deal with your stress
  • Practice dealing with stressful situations in the safety of exercises

Overcome workplace stress with interactive exercises

Stress in the workplace is common. In 2019, work-related stress, depression and anxiety accounted for 40% of work-related illnesses. At some point during your career, you will most likely experience work-related stress. A small amount of stress is normal but when it becomes chronic it is harmful and can spill into your personal life.

To manage stress, you must be able to recognize the symptoms and learn the techniques to cope with it.

In this course, we cover important steps you can take to deal with your stress, which you'll then be able to practice online, from the safety of the virtual world.

Online learning, done differently

This course combines online learning with practice for a unique learning approach. At certain points throughout this Managing Workplace Stress course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learned.

Course Content

1. Welcome and overview
Outline of the course, including useful links, case studies, and how to use the practice exercises to get the most benefit.
2. Symptoms of stress
What are the symptoms of workplace stress and how you can identify them with the help of online activities and lectures.
3. Causes of stress
This module looks at the causes and triggers of stress, why it varies between people and the benefits of CBT.
4. Public speaking and assertiveness
Public speaking and lacking assertiveness are common causes of stress. Learn how to reduce your fear of speaking and how to say "no" to colleagues.
5. Time-management and helpful behaviors
Managing your time can really help to reduce your stress. This module looks at how to prioritise work and other useful behaviours such as sleep.
6. Relaxation and dealing with negative thoughts
Different relaxation techniques, benefits of mindfulness, and how to challenge your thoughts and worries.
7. Relapse management and alternative treatment
Learn how to prevent relapse around negative thoughts and the different treatments available to you.
Your Instructor

Emily Hall

Emily is a cognitive-behavioral therapist for the National Health Service in the U.K., with a background working in mental health. She uses CBT in her daily practice and has training in additional psychotherapeutic approaches.

Practice exercises

At key points during the online part of the course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learned in one of the following exercises.

What's included in this course:
  • 3 hours of learning
  • 4 case studies
  • 5 practice exercises
  • All simulation features
  • Quizzes and assessment
  • Earn a digital course certificate
  • Flexible, self-led format
  • Access to updated content
CEU - Continuing Education Units

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD Credits / Hours: 3

Certificate No: A031909

Frequently Asked Questions

1How do I access the online classes and practice exercises?
You can access the classes through the VirtualSpeech website, on any standard web browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Safari. You can also access the exercises through the VirtualSpeech website. No additional software or download is required.
2When do I get access to the training?
When you enroll in the course, you'll get 24/7 access to the course (including tutorial videos, case studies, practice exercises, and more) through the VirtualSpeech website.
3What equipment do I need for the practice exercises?
Both the online classes and exercises run in your browser, no additional software or download is required. The exercises have been tested across multiple browsers and run smoothly on Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Edge.
4How can I pay?
We accept payment via Credit Card, Debit Card or PayPal directly through the VirtualSpeech site. If you'd like to pay with an Invoice or using another payment method, please contact us.
5Can I buy this course for multiple people / my team?
Yes you can. After pressing the 'Buy Now' button on this page, select the number of users (maximum is 25). After the payment, you'll be made course admin and can add users to the course from the admin dashboard.
6Can I get a certificate when I complete this course?
Yes, when you've completed this course, we'll send you a Certificate of Achievement, which you can share in the Certifications section of your LinkedIn profile, on printed resumes, CVs, or other documents. Click here to learn more.
7What is the refund policy?
If the course does not meet your expectations, you can get a full refund within 7 days of purchasing the course.