Building Resilience for Professional Success


Build higher levels of resilience to better deal with difficulties, obstacles and change during your career journey. This course explains how you can harness your existing skills and attributes and also discern and develop those you will need to progress. It is ideal to develop your emotional intelligence and soft skills.

CPD: 4 hours


Establishing resilience

  • Why is resilience important?
  • How do I develop resilience?
  • What should I do when things go wrong?
  • How do I bounce back from difficult times?

Managing change

  • What is the emotional cycle of change?
  • How can I effectively manage people through change?
  • Why can it be so difficult to change habits?
  • How can managing change help us to build resilience?
  • How can I be an agent of change?

Emotional intelligence

  • What are the benefits of emotional intelligence?
  • What is the model for emotional intelligence?
  • How can I increase my self-perception?
  • How can I improve my self-expression?
  • How do I improve my interpersonal skills?
  • What can I do to manage stress?
  • What can I do to improve my decision making?

Resilience and your career

  • What is different about careers in the 21st century?
  • What skills and behaviours do I need to manage this change?
  • How can building resilience enable you to manage your career?
  • How do I build a network?
  • How do I define what I want to do?
  • How do I create a career path?
  • How do I build my personal brand?

Creating a work-life balance

  • How can I improve my work-life balance?
  • How does creating balance help to build resilience?
  • What effect does technology have on work-life balance?
  • What small things can have a big impact?

Course leader

Leanne is a coach, trainer and consultant specialising in leadership, employee and organizational development. Leanne has nineteen years' experience working as a Management Consultant for Andersen, and in Organisational Development for Tesco Limited and SAGE Publications and as a freelancer for a range of companies.

Over the years she has learnt much about how to motivate, engage and develop people so they can perform to the best of their abilities and contribute significantly to the organisations they work for. Leanne is interested in how you bring about lasting change and support people in achieving this.

In addition Leanne is a registered and accredited psychotherapist with 10 years' experience of working with clients. This has enabled her to gain a deeper understanding of people's emotional world and how this influences their behaviour, performance and development. She uses this to inform her work and to help build self-awareness, manage emotional responses like stress, and increase emotional intelligence and resilience; enabling people to thrive.

Booking information

Course price

£75 + VAT (Non-members)

The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland Members and Students get a discount of 10% with the code ICSA101 

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