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Mastering Stress Sprint

Boost resilience. Restore wellbeing.

Mastering Stress Sprint

Boost resilience. Restore wellbeing.

Delivery mode

Online

Time commitment

2 weeks (1-2 hours per day)

Fee

CHF 950

Next enrollment deadline

23 February 2024

Sprint format
Mastering Stress Sprint
Quickly recover from the effects of stress, build resilience and truly thrive in the workplace and beyond.
Duration
2 weeks
Price
CHF 850.00 from CHF 950.00 Early bird ends on 04 February 2024
Choose a start date
About this Sprint
How do you manage stress? Would you say that you thrive at work and have a good work life balance? Are your stress and energy levels sustainable long term?

Latest research shows that nearly half of employees feel high levels of stress daily. This stress management course gives you evidence-based techniques to better manage your physiology and mental state. Leave with your action recovery plan to reduce stress, build resilience and truly thrive in the workplace and beyond.

What you’ll learn
  • 1
    Foundations of stress and wellbeing
    • Explore the foundations of stress and mental health in the workplace.
    • Learn about the effects of stress on performance and relationships.
    • Understand that not all stress is bad for you.
    • Identify your stressors and forces for wellbeing.
  • 2
    Harnessing your stressors
    • Understand the signs and symptoms of burnout.
    • Learn how to harness and navigate your response to better manage stress.
    • Discover evidence-based, stress management techniques to manage physiology and mental state.
  • 3
    Strategies for recovery and resilience
    • Learn strategies to control stress for rapid recovery.
    • Build your muscle for long-term stress management and resilience.
    • Develop your action recovery plan for improved work life balance.
  • 4
    Thriving at work
    • Focus on creating an environment of wellbeing in your workplace.
    • Discover evidence-based tools to help your team to thrive too.
    • Build purpose for you and your team.
    • Become more engaged, optimistic and truly thrive going forward.
Who is this program for?

This program is ideal for executives of all levels and industries looking to:

Manage energy levels

Successfully manage energy levels, identify stressors and resources

Build resilience

Recover from existing stress and build long-term resilience

Sustain workplace wellbeing

Create and sustain health and wellbeing in the workplace personally and for teams


Schedule overview

All live sessions are recorded and will be available for replay on the learning platform.

Please select a starting date:
25 September 2023
Live virtual session 1
25 September
13:00-14:00 CEST
Sprint overview, cohort connecting
Online module 1
Foundations of stress and wellbeing
  • Explore the foundations of stress and mental health in the workplace
  • Learn about the effects of stress on performance and relationships
  • Understand that not all stress is bad for you
  • Identify your stressors and forces for wellbeing
Live virtual session 2
27 September
13:00-14:00 CEST
Workplace burnout
Online module 2
Harnessing your stressors
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of burnout
  • Learn how to quickly harness and navigate your stress response
  • Discover evidence-based techniques to better manage your physiology and mental state
  • Explore strategies to tackle key stressors that challenge your daily life
Live virtual session 3
29 September
13:00-14:00 CEST
Mindfulness
Online module 3
Strategies for recovery and resilience
  • Learn strategies for recovery
  • Focus on sleep, mindfulness, nature, gratitude etc.
  • Build your individual muscle for long-term resilience
  • Develop your action recovery plan
Live virtual session 4
3 October
13:00-14:00 CEST
Deep dive: Job crafting
Online module 4
Thriving at work
  • Focus on creating an environment of wellbeing in your workplace
  • Discover evidence-based tools and techniques to help your team to thrive too
  • Build purpose for you and your team
  • Become more engaged, optimistic and truly thrive going forward
Live virtual session 5
5 October
13:00-14:00 CEST
Office hours to discuss your project
Peer review
6 October
Submit project for peer review
Feedback
8 October
Submit peer feedback
Live virtual session 6
9 October
13:00-14:00 CEST
Review projects with peers
Certificate
Receive your program certificate
Meet your Program Director

“The stigma around stress and mental health is still pervasive and creates a barrier to seeking and receiving help. This Sprint is a journey towards boosted wellbeing and resilience.”

Alyson Meister
Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior and Director of the Workplace Well-being Initiative

Alyson Meister is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior. She helps organizations to develop inclusive and resilient leaders, teams, and workplaces. Her research specialty includes topics surrounding identity and diversity as well as workplace stress, mental health, and wellbeing. She was named on the Thinkers50 Radar list in 2021 and subsequently nominated for a Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Award.

Meister’s inclusion on the Thinkers50 Radar list was in recognition of her…

Alyson Meister is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior. She helps organizations to develop inclusive and resilient leaders, teams, and workplaces. Her research specialty includes topics surrounding identity and diversity as well as workplace stress, mental health, and wellbeing. She…

Alyson Meister is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior. She helps organizations to develop inclusive and resilient leaders, teams, and workplaces. Her research specialty includes topics surrounding identity and diversity as well as…

Inspiring guest speakers

Learn from experts in sleep management and mindfulness

Dr Els van der Helm
Sleep Neuroscientist
Erick Rinner
Partner, Impact Expansion Management
Anand Narasimhan
Shell Professor of Global Leadership and Dean of Research
What participants say about this Sprint
Petra Boic Petrac

Regional Director of Communications, Individual &Corporate Resource Mobilization WWF Adria, Croatia

Learn how to react in stressful situations

Mastering Stress Sprint is comprehensive, interesting, engaging and has taught me how to react in stressful situations. The focus is on sleeping, mindfulness, assigning a time for private events in your business calendar, and many other inspiring methods. Thank you for this learning opportunity!

Magdalena Tayoun

Senior Manager, HR & Operations Emirates Nature, WWF, UAE

Great learning opportunity

Mastering Stress Sprint is a greatΒ  learningΒ  opportunity which gives us lots of insights on how we can share knowledge with our teams to support their stress management.

What is IMD Sprint?

IMD Sprint is a new, accelerated learning experience, distilling the solutions to your biggest business challenges into compact, high-quality sessions of 1-2 hours per day, delivered online over 1-2 weeks. The project-based sprints teach you valuable frameworks and tools that you will apply in real time. The Sprint integrates faculty-led, live virtual interactive classroom with self-paced study. You receive IMD certification on successful completion.

How a Sprint works

Enjoy active participation in the live sessions, interacting with your community, and/or building your project. Each Sprint gives you access to a range of tools and learning platforms designed so you can achieve real impact, fast.

Online

Self-paced learning

Livestream

Interact with faculty and guest speakers

Case studies

Learn from the winners (and losers)

Peer learning

Gain insights from your cohort

Project

Turn learning into your own action plan

Mastering Stress Sprint
Quickly recover from the effects of stress, build resilience and truly thrive in the workplace and beyond.
Duration
2 weeks
Price
CHF 850.00 from CHF 950.00 Early bird ends on 04 February 2024
Choose a start date