EMP100 Building Resilience for the Workplace (2)

Workplaces in todays society are complex, competitive and constantly changing. The ability to respond and adapt to the pressure, adversity and uncertainty reflects a persons resilience. This subject introduces students to the concept of resilience and to theories of resilience and how they relate to the workplace. Students will gain an understanding of resilience, factors that impact on resilience and ways to build and maintain personal resilience.


Session 1 (30)
Bathurst Campus
Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMP100. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Psychology

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define the concept of resilience;
  • be able to critically evaluate theories of resilience in relation to the workplace;
  • be able to discuss the role of resilience in the workplace; and
  • be able to critically reflect on their own personal ability to adapt to the pressure, adversity and uncertainty of workplaces.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Theories of resilience
  • Resilience in the workplace
  • Factors that predict resilience in the workplace
  • Building and maintaining personal resilience

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.