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Pre-order rate: USD129

Standard rate: USD159

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Certified Academy

Mindfulness in the Workplace

A unique online course ideal for organisations who are looking to reap the benefits of mindfulness



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Starting on 13 July 2020
Online
USD 129
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About the course: Mindfulness practice in the workplace translates directly into improved employee health by reducing stress, improving resilience, and promoting effective relationship building amongst teams. This means happier, more productive staff and a more resilient company overall.

A body of qualitative evidence supports findings that mindfulness improves workplace functioning and productivity, including:

  • Staff resilience
  • Stress reduction
  • Communication and teamwork
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Decision-making
  • Performance

Amid a growing awareness of the costs of absenteeism, presenteeism and staff turnover associated with stress and mental health problems, workplace mindfulness-based training courses have found positive effects on burnout, wellbeing and stress.

That's why this unique online training programme is ideal for organisations who are looking to reap the benefits of mindfulness.

Sign up for this online course prior to its official launch on 13 May 2020 to enjoy the pre-launch rate of USD129 (before GST). Designed as an 8-module course, each module will be launched weekly from 13 May onwards. Participants will be granted a two-year access to the online course, which they can complete at their own time and convenience.

Sign up for this online course if you want to:

  • Use exercises and training to create good habits to help deal with stimulation and improve physical and emotional resilience.
  • Learn to recognise and handle long-term stress situations, and enhance decision-making during stressful periods.
  • Apply tactics to nurture health at work and at home, and to support the development of others within the organisation.

Course content

  • Hours of training and instruction videos
  • Scientific evidence of mindfulness efficacy
  • Clear, accessible descriptions of mindfulness techniques
  • Weekly downloadable mindfulness logs to strengthen learning 
  • Exercises to practise at home or at work
  • Built-in opportunities for reflection
  • Certificate of completion
  • 8+ audio recordings of guided meditations


Course Syllabus

Module  1

Mindfulness

Module 1 introduces the basics and benefits of mindfulness, both in the workplace and in your personal life. This session looks at the definitions and practices, and debunks some of the myths existing around mindfulness.

Exercises include:
  • Guided meditation: noticing the senses
  • Becoming present
  • Understanding mindfulness and its use in the workplace to help increase motivation in your organisation.

Takeaway practice:

  • Mindful eating (explore senses)
  • Journaling
Module  2

Stress Reduction

Module 2 looks at the definition of stress and how it shows up. Participants are encouraged to consider what they notice when they’re stressed – what are your triggers? The session also looks at burnout and how to recognise the warning signs.

Exercises include:
  • Guided meditation
  • Noticing thoughts, feelings and sensations
  • Meditation

Takeaway practice:

  • Short check-in practice
  • Journaling
Module  3

Resilience

Module 3 introduces mindfulness as a tool to building resilience. This session looks at how to use the breath as an anchor.

Exercises include:
  • Noticing a busy mind and returning to the breath
  • How to breathe properly to reduce stress
  • “Counting the breath” meditation

Takeaway practice:

  • Breath counting
  • Journaling
Module  4

Metacognition and Decision-making

Module 4 looks at metacognition - i.e. the ability to observe your thoughts. This introduces the distinction between participants' thoughts and participants themselves. You are not your thoughts: you are what observes your thoughts. The practice allows for more clear-eyed and focused decision-making by helping participants recognise the unseen drivers behind their thoughts and decisions.

Exercises include:
  • Meditation on thoughts with breath as the anchor

Takeaway practice:

  • Breath counting
  • Journaling
Module  5

Focus

Module 5 continues the learning from Module 4 and applies it to movement and attention. Participants are introduced to the concept that only attention is under our control (not thoughts and situations etc). This understanding helps increase mindful focus and purposeful movement.

Exercises include:
  • Guided meditation on mindful movement meditation
  • Moving the attention

Takeaway practice:

  • Mindful walking, or Hatha yoga
  • Journaling
Module  6

Performance and Creativity

Module 6 invites participants to practise the pause: giving our brains time to catch up, and move from reactivity to responsibility. This session focuses on making the choice about how to respond to life’s events with acceptance, patience and without judgment. Without past experiences colouring our reactions and expectations, responses are more clear-eyed and fair, allowing for more honest actions and communications. This pause between impulse and action is fruitful ground for creativity, as it breaks established patterns to allow new thinking to blossom and performance to change.

Exercises include:
  • Body scan
  • Guided meditation on noticing thoughts, feelings, and sensations

Takeaway practice:

  • Body scan practice
  • Journaling
Module  7

Mindful Communication and Teamwork

Module 7 brings together learnings from previous modules with a focus on listening deeply and speaking honestly, which helps to improve communication and teamwork. What does it mean to pause in conversation and just listen?

Exercises include:
  • Being comfortable with pausing whilst talking
  • Setting boundaries with others
  • Learning to assert yourself effectively
  • Erasing ambiguity with truthful and direct speech

Takeaway practice:

  • Journaling
Module  8

Stress Reduction

Module 8 incorporates the teachings from all previous modules to focus on values and self-care: participants are invited to reflect on what kind of person they want to be - both personally and in the workplace.

Exercises include:
  • How to notice unhealthy coping mechanisms that may shift you away from your values and who you want to be
  • How to take care of yourself to avoid stress and burnout
  • Meditation visualisation to reflect on values and self-identity
  • Writing exercise on key learnings and takeaways from the course
  • A letter to yourself

Takeaway practice:

  • Overview of the course
  • Considering own way to practise in daily life (formal / informal practices)

How does this online course work?

Practical application
The course avoids theory-heavy lectures, and instead offers learning in practical, bite-sized modules that participants can complete in their own time.
High quality materials
Participants gain access to expert materials and step-by-step training to prepare themselves and guide others in specific situations with in-depth guidelines and scenarios.
Flexible and mobile learning mode
Materials are available 24/7 online, so participants can access the course in their own time. Our Uniqskills programme will remember their progress, so they can come back to it when it suits them and revisit the course whenever they need.
Good investment
An online course saves time and money compared to traditional face-to-face events or expensive consultants.
Certificate of completion
The self-assessment quiz allows participants to test their knowledge, and upon completion, receive a certificate documenting their professional development.

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Sign up before 13 May 2020 to enjoy our pre-order rate.

Pre-order rate: USD129

Standard rate: USD159

*7% GST  on above rates is applicable for Singapore residents.

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For more details, contact:
Heather Ang
+65 6423 0329
heathera@humanresourcesonline.net