Personal Development

Work-Life Balance (E1971CR)


With this course you will manage your time better which will provide benefit in all aspects of your life. You will be working less and producing more. This course will focus on the important things, help to set accurate and achievable goals and communicate better with your peers at work.

Having a balance between work and home life can be a challenge. With this challenge come great rewards when it is done successfully. By balancing a career with home life it will provide benefits in each environment. You become healthier, mentally and physically, and you will be more productive.

Learning Goals:
• Explain the benefits of work life balance.
• Recognize the signs of an unbalanced life.
• Identify employer resources for a balanced lifestyle.
• Improve time management and goal setting.
• Use the most effective work methods for you.
• Create balance at work and at home.
• Manage stress.

Course Outline:
Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Benefits of a Healthy Balance
Why It’s Important
Increased Productivity
Improved Mental and Physical Health
Increased Morale
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Signs of an Imbalance
Health Risks
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Employer Resources
Offer More Employee Control
Ask Employees for Suggestions
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Reward Your Staff
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Tips in Time Management
The Urgent/Important Matrix
Learn to Say No
Stay Flexible
80/20 Rule
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Goal Setting
The Three Ps
Prioritizing Your Goals
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Optional Ways to Work
Job Sharing
Job Redesign
Flex Time
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: At Work
Leave Home Stress at Home
Break up Large Tasks
Set Accurate Goals
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: At Home
Leave Work Stress at Work
Turn Your Phone Off
Take Some “Me” Time
Maintain Your Boundaries
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Stress Management
Eating Well
Getting Enough Sleep
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Working in a Home Office
Setting Up a Home Office
Setting Boundaries
Dealing with Distractions
Make a Schedule and Stick to It
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned

  • Work-Life Balance
  • Work-Life Balance
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever