Managing Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing E-learning Course

About the Course 

Welcome to the "Managing Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing" E-learning Course.

This course has been created in collaboration between European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Asian Development Bank (ADB), with support of the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

The aim of this course is to raise awareness, improve knowledge and for a better understanding of identification and prevention of work-related psychosocial risks and the management of workplace mental health and wellbeing by managers and supervisors.

The course provides practical advice on measures that can be taken to raise awareness on general aspects of mental health and wellbeing, workplace wellbeing and the organisational factors that impact organisational health and wellbeing and the health and wellbeing of workers. It describes sources of potential psychosocial harm in the workplace considering the risk factors that are associated with potential mental health and wellbeing issues at the workplace – the way we work (e.g. workloads, isolation, work life balance, traumas, including conflict and post conflict events) social factors (like organisational culture, working relationships, bullying, harassment, vulnerable groups, displacement and conflict, etc.). Through this course, managers and supervisors will learn how to address psychosocial risks in the workplace and the examples of good practices in adopting a mental health strategy and policies, promotion of an inclusive workplace culture and elimination of stigma, and will find practical measures and existing tools available to enable conversations and support cultural change.

  • Languages available: English, Ukrainian 
  • Time to complete: 4 hours
  • 100% online: start instantly and learn at your own speed
  • 5 modules, 30+ resources and reading materials, 7 quizzes, 1 Final Test
  • Certification by EBRD

Course Curriculum

Module one: Introduction to workplace mental health and wellbeing 
The Learner will: 
LO1: Identify psychosocial risks in the workplace.  
LO2: Understand organisational factors that can affect mental health and wellbeing. 
LO3: Identify ways to monitor workplace mental health and wellbeing.

Module two: Managing psychosocial risks in the business
The Learner will: 
LO1: Analyse psychosocial risks and create ways to mitigate these risks for the business.
LO2: Integrate psychosocial risks into the wider corporate agenda. 
LO3: Identify ways to improve the psychosocial risk profile.

Module three: The corporate agenda 
The Learner will: 
LO1: Understand ways to manage psychosocial risks within an occupational health and safety management system in relation to ISO 45003:2021.
LO2: Identify ways to shape and influence business operations to improve mental health wellbeing in the workplace. 
LO3: Evaluate ways to create a strategic integrated approach to preventing and managing psychosocial risks and workplace mental health and wellbeing.

Module four: Improving workplace mental health and wellbeing 
The Learner will: 
LO1: Understand and implement ways to improve workers mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.
LO2: Evaluate and implement policies to prevent and monitor mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.
LO3: Understand how to improve staff wellbeing through the influence of social sustainability.

Module five: Large-scale emergencies and the effects on mental health and wellbeing
The Learner will: 
LO1: Understand the perception of mental health and mental health and wellbeing services in key regions of the world.
LO2: Understand the mental health and wellbeing effects of large-scale emergencies on the global population.
LO3: Identify ways to support individuals who have been involved in or witnessed large scale emergencies such as conflict or natural disasters.