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What you will learn

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    Critically evaluate the nature of work stress and approaches to manage stress

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    Reflect on personal sources of stress in the extent of personal resilience

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    Apply strategies and skills for enhancing resilience to a variety of situations when managing yourself and others

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Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

The nature of stress and resilience

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 27 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Week 1 outline1m
1.1 The problem of stress8m
1.2 Reactions to stress and emotional intelligence5m
1.3 The stress and resilience framework6m
5 readings
Special welcome to beta testers1m
Become a Global MBA degree learner1m
Course overview10m
Learning activities and assessment10m
Explore further resources 11h
2 practice exercises
Recall 1: Check your understanding15m
Check your applied learning 11h
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The sources of stress

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
2.1 Organising yourself and managing time6m
2.2 Interpersonal encounters6m
2.3 Situational stressors and worry about the future6m
1 reading
Explore further readings 21h
2 practice exercises
Recall 2: Check your understanding30m
Check your applied learning 21h
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Approaches to deal with stress

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
3.1 Shaping my environment7m
3.2 Shaping my perceptions7m
3.3 Shaping my skills6m
1 reading
Explore further resources 31h
2 practice exercises
Recall 3: Check your understanding15m
Check your applied learning 31h
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Building resilience

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
4.1 Personal foundations of resilience8m
4.2 Health and resilience7m
4.3 The social basis of resilience6m
1 reading
Explore further resources 41h
2 practice exercises
Recall 4: Check your understanding30m
Check your applied learning 41h

Instructor

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Dr Alena Soboleva

Department of Marketing
Macquarie Business School

About Macquarie University

Macquarie is ranked among the top one per cent of universities in the world, and with a 5-star QS rating, we are recognised for producing graduates who are among the most sought-after professionals in the world. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university: one focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society....

About the Adapting: Career Development Specialization

Organisations are undergoing enormous changes in their structures and processes as they seek to take advantage of innovations in technology, remain competitive in Globalising markets, and deal with the increasing diversity of their staff, customers, and supply chains. The four subjects in this specialisation will examine the personal implications of the changing organisational environment - the need to continuously adapt and learn, to manage your career, to build up resilience against stress, and to take your place as a global citizen. The aim is to enable you to thrive in working in contemporary organsations. 'Improve yourself Always' addresses the need for you to continuously develop and seeks to improve your capacity to learn and adapt. 'Build Personal Resilience' helps you enhance your resilience in the face of the pressures you will experience in working in contemporary organisations. 'Your Career Your Life' guides you in taking more responsibility for mapping out and engaging in your career. 'Become a Global Citizen' discusses the need to see yourself as a citizen of the increasingly global world of work and provides insight into the strategies to deal with cultural diversity....
Adapting: Career Development

Frequently Asked Questions

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