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Stress Management

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
8:45 AM–9:00 AM Pacific time: Registration
9:00 AM–12:30 PM Pacific time: Stress Management

3.5 CE Hour(s) of Communications and Leadership Learning

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Event Details


Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Early Bird Price: $239.00 + GST until April 30, 2024

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Regular Price: $339.00 + GST

Non-Registrant Price: $339.00 + GST

Student Price: $169.50 + GST
*Student pricing is eligible for participants in Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Student Program


Katie Quinn | Continuing Education Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4893
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4893
Email: [email protected]

Event Presenter(s)

Will Ferry

Kwela Leadership & Talent Management

Will has over 14 years of experience in industry, having moved deftly from technical engineering roles to managing large teams in leadership roles. He excels in the areas of coaching and training, and his background in aerospace and robotics lends to his proven problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Will created and taught a graduate course at McGill University as an adjunct professor; this solidified his love for teaching and leadership development. He expertly helps leaders to foster collaboration and optimize performance, while driving results with practical solutions and top-notch communication skills.

Will has a bachelor’s degree in applied science from Queen’s University, a master’s from the University of Windsor, and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. He is a licensed professional engineer with  Engineers and Geoscientists of BC.

Will is a native Vancouverite, having grown up in the Deep Cove area, where he now lives with his two children. In his free time, you can find Will on the squash courts, lifting weights and coaching soccer. He is also a car nut whose most recent project was an engine swap for a Toyota MR2.

About the Event

Personal management of stress is critical and not always easy. This workshop takes stress management to a deeper level of awareness so that participants understand their root cause of stress, the impact, and what actions they can take to minimize and release it. The model and techniques used are simple and pragmatic in handling day-to-day and ongoing stress issues that may arise.

This workshop focuses intensively on skills practice to ensure participants build a higher level of resilience in dealing with stress. Please note that some stress may require professional help.

Results Participants Can Expect

  • Stronger understanding of stress triggers;
  • Improved ability to dissect stressful situation;
  • Increased awareness of how to adjust our thinking and our reactions;
  • Personal ownership of many types of stress; and
  • A workplace with reduced stress.

Key Focus Areas

  • Root causes of stress and the vicious circle;
  • The disconnect between reality and our belief;
  • How to release stress;
  • Understanding how mental chatter informs our stress levels;
  • Evaluating our thinking during times of stress; and
  • New ways of responding to stressful situations.

Target Audience

This workshop is applicable to all audiences, including intact teams.