Certificate in Resilience in the Workplace

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What is the course about?

In a disrupted, fluid, fast-changing environment, leaders need to tackle challenges and grasp opportunities that do not fit neatly within the boundaries of team, department, function, organization or sector. This course aims to enhance workplace resilience.

Building resilience is essential in our increasingly VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world, particularly during and post-pandemic as we move into uncharted territory. Change, and sometimes sudden change, such as the imposition of the recent “lockdown” can have a severe impact on our personal and professional lives. We are all constantly having our resilience tested in a variety of ways, and developing a strong set of resilience skills will have an enormous positive effect on the outcome of difficult situations. This course will identify what resilience is, how to know when resilience is absent, and how to restore it. A positive psychology and coaching approach will be used during the course.

Who Should Attend?

This professional certificate course is aimed at those holding management or leadership positions and who need to acquire the resilience skills to be able to manage both themselves and their workplace within a constantly evolving environment. The course is also open to anyone with an interest in the subject.

Resilience is a core skill much in demand in the workplace, and is one of the ‘soft skills’ sought by employers as reported in the article by Lyndsey Jones in The Financial Times of 6th January 2020 entitled “Work in the 2020s: 5 Essential Skills to Succeed”.

Course Duration

This 5 week course will be delivered from 6th July live online via Zoom via two options.
1. Over 5 weeks – one evening per week for 2.5 hours from 6.00-8.30pm.
2. Over 2 weeks – three evenings per week for 2.5 hours from 6.00-8.30pm for week 1 and 2 evening per week for 2.5 hours for week 2.

Options will be listed in your application form when applying.

Over the 5 classes the course will cover:

Course Themes

What is resilience? How to grow and improve your own resilience.
Learning from Life’s lessons.
Solutions focused resilience.
Career resilience.
Mindfulness and resilience.


This course is accredited by Independent College Dublin

Learn from our Leading Presenter

Eileen Blishen, BA, LLM, BL. Eileen is a professional coach and facilitator. She holds Advanced Diplomas in both Personal, Leadership and Executive Coaching, and also Mental Health & Wellbeing Coaching. She is an accredited Coach Practitioner with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC).Eileen previously managed open enrolment programmes for University College Dublin Smurfit Executive Development, which was ranked number one in Ireland for open enrolment programmes by The Financial Times in 2019. During her time in UCD, she was a member of the internal panel of coaches for the university.

Eileen has over twenty years’ experience within large law firms in Dublin, London, Ottawa and Vancouver, and practised as a barrister at the Irish Bar for sixteen years. She has her coaching practice, is also a qualified mediator and experienced lecturer.

Certificate in Resilience in the Workplace fee is €1,195.

If you are applying on behalf of a company please contact profcourses@independentcolleges.ie for rates.

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