Course Outline

Work-Life Balance


12 Hours




Work, family and all aspects of life are a balancing act we participate in every day; however, it is very easy to lose this balance. The “Work-Life Balance” workshop is specifically designed to provide you with the awareness, tools, and best practices allowing you to achieve optimal work-life balance. This workshop will also help to focus on important matters, set accurate and achievable goals, and communicate better with your peers at work and your family at home.

Target Audience

This workshop is ideal for anyone who works in environments which are mentally and physically demanding, where the pace of work is relentless and the job and life demands are ever increasing. The workshop is also suitable for people who wish to improve their work-life balance by adopting healthier work habits and lifestyles.

Skills Gained

Upon completion of workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of work-life balance
  • Recognize the nature, sources and types of stress
  • Identify the symptoms and effects of stress
  • Learn about One’s own stress / tolerance levels
  • Learn what Time Management means
  • Acknowledge sources of Interruptions and Time Wasters
  • Recognize the link between Time Management and Productivity

Topics Covered

1.       Introduction to Work-Life Balance

  • What is it?
  • Why is it important?

2.       Stress Leads to Imbalance

  • Recognizing Stress
  • Identifying Behavior Patterns
  • The Three Stages of Stress
  • Examining Workplace Stress
  • Understanding Burnout
  •  Finding the Right Amount of Stress

3.       Enhancing Your Emotional Health

  • Exploring Your Own Emotional Fitness
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Assessing Your Strengths
  • Building Self-Confidence
  • Building Better Relationships

4.       Creating Time Management Plans

  • Creating a Time Audit Sheet
  • Dealing with Interruptions and Time Wasters
  • Understanding own Productivity Cycle
  • Prioritizing Goals: The Time Matrix
  • Creating Weekly Plans
  • Developing Daily Plans


  • Learning Concepts/ Presentations
  • Role Plays and case studies
  • Group activities and Discussions
  • Individual and Team Exercises
  • Tips and tools
  • Educational videos
  • Draft an Individual Action Plan