The menopause is something that many women experience during their career, but don’t always receive the necessary support in the workplace.

As every woman’s experience with the menopause is different, our Supporting Staff with the Menopause course is designed to help those in HR and management positions raise greater awareness and embed a culture of support to help staff feel more motivated and confident as they navigate through this time.

You don’t need to be experts on the menopause. However, it is essential to have a good understanding on how you can assist and create a safe space to talk. Learn how to develop support networks to make staff feel they are being helped and apply best practice from relevant public sector examples.

Gain a stronger understanding of the symptoms, engage better with menopausal staff and aid them with their motivation.

Leave the day with an action plan to improve your organisation’s assistance for menopausal staff.

All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Menopause in the Workplace

  • Gain an overview of what’s in place to support those people with the menopause
  • Benchmark how you are supporting people against other public sector organisations
  • Apply best practice from other organisations
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00

Developing Support Networks

  • Develop support networks based on what support is needed
  • Use focus groups to engage with those who are impacted by the menopause
  • Engage those who don’t go through the menopause to join
12:00 - 13:00

Engender a Greater Awareness

  • Learn how to communicate the impact of the menopause to colleague’s and staff members
  • Develop a greater appreciation and understanding of the impact on people’s lives
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:45

Supporting Performance and Motivation

  • Identify when the menopause is impacting the performance of a staff member
  • Develop support structures to assist those with the menopause
  • Gain coaching techniques to develop trust and empathy
14:45 - 15:00


15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Supporting Those with the Menopause

  • Develop strategies to improve how you support menopausal people
  • Gain leadership and coaching techniques to make them feel listened to
  • Discuss approaches of improving existing work policies on the menopause
  • Take back an action plan to improve your organisation’s support for menopausal people
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways