Online Course: Building Your Personal Resilience

Building Your Personal Resilience is now available as a self-paced eLearning course.

Comprising three video lessons, and supported by mp3 audio techniques and integration tools via the Working Mind app, the course provides your staff with the knowledge, skills and resources they need to build and sustain their resilience in the long term. The course is ideal for:

  • New staff induction – providing your newest people with the self-management skills they need to flourish
  • Individual support – assisting employees to better manage stress, challenge and change
  • Hybrid/remote workers – offering accessible, relevant and globally available training.


How it works

Course Structure

The course provides skills-based, experiential learning supported by evidence-based theory and workplace integration tools. Participants learn through a combination of formal presentation, self-reflection & assessment, eLearning tools and practical skills training. 

The training experience comprises:

  • Three video lessons of 15-30 minutes duration
  • Ten minutes of skills training and practice per lesson
  • Training in the use of take-away resources and integration tools
  • Three self-assessment quizzes
  • A downloadable completion certificate.

The course can be accessed directly via the Working Mind website or embedded in your organisation’s LMS.

Learning Outcomes

On completion, participants will be able to:

  • Assess their personal resilience to identify strengths, vulnerabilities, patterns and trends
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of stress and burn-out
  • Understand resilience and its importance to health, performance and relationships
  • Build resilience to prolonged and situational stress  
  • Increase self-awareness and emotional intelligence
  • Remain calm and productive in a changing environment
  • Optimise thinking for increased clarity, concentration, and problem-solving skills
  • Integrate resilience and self-management strategies into their working and personal lives.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Assessing Your Personal Resilience

Lesson 2: Building Your Stress Resilience

  • Recognising the signs and symptoms of stress & burnout
  • The effects of prolonged stress on health, performance and relationships
  • Switching off the ‘fight or flight’ stress response
  • Recharge: practical techniques for building resilience to prolonged stress
  • Reboot: in-the-moment techniques for coping with adversity and bouncing back.

Lesson 3: Building a Resilient Mindset

  • Responding to change: developing an open, aware and flexible mind-set
  • Mindfulness: awareness and regulation of unhelpful thoughts and emotions
  • Differentiation: influence what you can and let go of what you can’t
  • Stop. Notice. Focus. – reconnecting with your locus of control.

Resources & support

Working Mind App


Through the Working Mind app, participants receive permanent access to key training resources including the BYPR workbook, mp3 audio techniques, research links and workplace integration tools.

The app supports the integration of resilience skills and reinforces the key learnings of the course.


Skills Enhancement Course

The BYPR Skills Enhancement Course is a take-away, self-study program that supports participants to apply their training in their working and personal lives. The course promotes experiential learning, skills integration and long-term behavioural change. The course includes:

  • A comprehensive pdf workbook containing:
    •  Background theory and evidence-based research
    • Weekly task lists and goal setting tools
    • Resilience technique practice guidelines
    • Integration tips and strategies
    • Self-assessment tools
    • Print and web recommended reading
  • Twelve resilience techniques in mp3 format, and
  • Unlimited phone and email support.

Phone and email contact

To support learning during and following completion of the course, participants are invited to contact the course presenter Will Aitken by phone or email on an as-needs basis.

Purchase & Enrolment

Purchase course for 1-10 people

Click here to purchase the course for 1-10 people.

Yearly subscriptions and bulk users

Contact us to find out more about options for bulk users and yearly subscription.

Enrol in the course

Click here to enrol in the course using your supplied course enrolment code.