Course Description

Successful leaders have the capacity to thrive in the face of adversity and feel confident, optimistic and hopeful about the future. These traits – which can be learned – contribute to leaders' personal well-being, that of their employees and a more successful organization.


You will learn:

  • what resilience is;
  • how the latest research links it to employee well-being and organizational performance;
  • how building resilience contributes to a psychologically health work environment; and
  • the steps you can take to build resilience in your organization. 

President of The Graham Lowe Group Inc

Graham Lowe, PhD

Graham Lowe is president of The Graham Lowe Group Inc., a workplace consulting and research firm. He also is a professor emeritus at the University of Alberta, where he had a distinguished academic career. Graham has over three decades of organizational, labour market, and employment policy consulting experience. He is the author of several books, including Creating Healthy Organizations: How Vibrant Workplaces Inspire Employees to Achieve Sustainable Success ( His latest book, with Frank Graves, is entitled Redesigning Work: A Blueprint for Canada’s Future Well-Being and Prosperity ( Graham has given hundreds of conference talks and workshops across Canada and internationally. He is a recipient of the Canadian Workplace Wellness Pioneer Award and holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Toronto.

Course curriculum

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    Building Resilience for Leaders and Organizations

    • Pre-Survey

    • Building Resilience for Leaders and Organizations

    • Building Resilience for Leaders and Organizations

    • Evaluation Survey