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Gordon Institute of Business Science Course

Building Resilience, Improving Stress Management and Coping with Adversity


15 Aug, 2024

Course overview

Don’t just survive, thrive!

Workplace burnout is the latest pandemic to threaten humanity, with more and more people affected worldwide. Attributes like resilience, stress tolerance and flexibility, along with associated management skills are becoming critical to career success. Take this masterclass to learn the science of resilience theory, including biological factors, psychological factors such as optimism and mastery, and social factors such as family and healthy relationships.

Course curriculum

Course outcomes

What will you learn?

  • How anxiety and stress affect your body and your mental health
  • The science of resilience theory
  • How to develop science-based coping strategies to enhance your resilience
  • The nature of the PERMA model of wellbeing
  • A plan to enhance your resilience and mental health
  • To build and maintain resilience in your personal and professional life

Who would benefit?

  • Managers of businesses
  • Leaders of organisations
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business owners


Dr Frank Magwegwe

Course summary

Duration: Between 8 to 14 hours at your own pace. You will have access to the platform for 2 months
Certification On completion you will receive: A Certificate of Attendance A Digital Credential to use on your LinkedIn profile
Language: English

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Dr Frank Magwegwe

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