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Is it time to address menopause in your workplace?
This blended E-learning program equips workplace managers and supervisors with the knowledge, confidence and tools to support female employees through the menopausal transition, should women wish this, in order to help women maintain their health and remain successful in their roles.
Do you think it’s time to address menopause in your workplace, but you aren’t sure how to protect women’s privacy, and avoid feeding gendered ageism, in the process?
Are you interested to learn more about this significant life passage, the benefits it offers and how workplaces can support the transition?
Do you already know that becoming menopause-friendly will strengthen your gender equality and inclusion ethos, and you just want to get started?
What a wonderful training program this has been, informative, timeframe friendly with our busy schedules and engaging. I am now more confident to start awareness in my workplace to better support my team.
This has been a great course that's led to discussion on Menopause at work, which is now filtering through to a number of teams already. Thank you for the excellent resources and the course, it was very well structured. I really achieved my goals to start the conversation and help staff.
A very valuable training program. I now have the awareness and strategies to confidently start a conversation with my team. The training provided sufficient time to reflect and process information, in particular the short concise lessons provided easy to digest information and made it easier to complete modules at my own pace and kept the training engaging.
Who is this training suitable for?
Workplace managers and supervisors
People in charge of leadership development for women in the workplace, gender equity or diversity and inclusion, people and culture.
What you'll gain:
Understand what menopause is
Understand what menopause is, the range of ways it affects women and the reasonable workplace adjustments that can be made to support women.
Feel more confident and skilled in having a comfortable and constructive workplace conversation that will support women’s effectiveness at work and personal wellbeing.
Be clear about the responsibilities
Be clear about the responsibilities of the workplace, of managers and of employees.
Be more alert
Be more alert to cultural stereotypes that have stigmatized this natural stage in the life cycle.
You’ll discover that a menopause friendly workplace is actually good for everyone as some of the top issues that menopausal working women struggle with, such as fatigue, mental health symptoms or insomnia, will also affect a significant proportion of your workforce.
This training fits well within existing frameworks for promoting mental health in the workplace as well as diversity and inclusion and female leadership development programs.
Here is what you get:
Each of the 8 modules entail a short video ( 5 – 10 min max), downloadable pdf fact sheet, quizzes to reinforce learnings and a takeaway exercise to translate learning into action.
A meet 'n' greet introductory meeting then 2 x live webinars for questions, trouble shooting and to share group wisdom.
Unlimited support from Thea during the program via phone or email.
A private online forum will allow you to meet other workplace practitioners and tap into their experience.
Feedback and Follow up
Personalised feedback on your assignment if you choose.
6 months access to all program materials
After completion of the program, you will be able to access the materials for another 6 months.
In addition, you will takeaway these resources for ongoing use:
Self-care for Working Women E-Book
Our E-Book on Self-care for Working Women, outlines practical ways women can support themselves and their work effectiveness. This booklet can be used by managers to provide ideas, and also offered to individual employees as well.
Suite of open source templates
An excellent suite of open source templates for the workplace, developed by Monash University. These includes topics such as : Gauging if your workplace is menopause friendly, ideas for reasonable adjustments and a conversation tool for managers and employees.
A curated library of personal stories
Personal stories from women working through menopause, so you better understand the lived experience.
Why is menopause a workplace issue?
Women aged 45 years and over comprise 17% of the Australian workforce. Also, the participation rate of women aged 55-64 is steadily growing.
Breaking the workplace silence on this natural life stage that all women experience, is a humane thing to do.
Becoming menopause-friendly helps ensure that your organisation fulfil it's obligations to provide a safe, healthy and discrimination-free workplace.
Creating a culture where women feel comfortable to ask for support, and where managers are equipped with the skills and tools to respond, reduces stress, improves health and women's ability to work well.
Face to Face
OPTION 2 Blended Learning
|Live Q&A with facilitator & participants||
Half day workshop for 15 – 20 people.
3 x 1 hr sessions
|Personalised review of assignment||
|Certificate of completion||
On completion of assignment post workshop. Claim CPD points.
With 6 hrs CPD points
|Access to full course content
Training Manual (8 modules), 12 videos, transcripts, action learning exercises, interviews, quizzes, curated selection of tools & resources
|Access to private discussion forum
Plus invitation to join Linked In group.
|Access to future updates|
|FEE||Request a quote||$400+ GST pp
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Meanwhile, here are some resources to help you start thinking about why we need to make menopause a normal workplace conversation, and how you can do this
They are FREE. Just click on the download button below each resource.
How to talk to your boss
The business case for becoming a menopause friendly workplace.
Tips for reducing stigma associated with menopause and starting workplace conversations.
Working Women’s Voices. A report summarising themes emerging from 1-1 interviews with Australian women transitioning through menopause at work.
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