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Course Description

Here is an astonishing fact:  80% of women in the workplace say they have had their performance impacted by menopause!  And 39% of women experiencing menopause said that they have missed work due to their symptoms.

Menopause is a human condition that affects most of us at work and at home in one way or another. 

In fact, 50% of the world’s population will go through menopause, and the other 50% may be impacted by it. And yet it is seldom talked about in the workplace and sometimes not even acknowledged as real! 

I’m Loretta Dingam, CEO and Founder of the Menopause Hub based in Dublin, Ireland.  Our mission to drive awareness and education about menopause in the workplace. I am dedicated to clearing the confusion and stigmas around menopause to help women and companies around the world successfully navigate this very natural human phenomenon. 

By understanding the conditions and symptoms of menopause as an employer, supervisor or colleague you will have the understanding and skills essential to successfully managing this very natural human condition.

At the end of this course, you will have a better knowledge of:

  • The importance of talking about menopause in the workplace

  • The societal, healthcare, workplace and economic issues menopause can cause,

  • The impact menopause can have on performances at work and how best to support women experiencing menopause.

  • What you need to think about as an employer or manager in order to be menopause friendly in the workplace,

  • The essential knowledge and skills you need as a manager to give you the confidence to support your colleagues on a range of important issues related to menopause.

So let’s get started!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Introduction

  • 2

    Chapter 1: A Sense of Urgency!

    • Lesson 1: Why is it important to talk about menopause?

    • Lesson 2: Who are these menopausal women?

    • Lesson 3: My Story

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Overarching and multifaceted Impact of Menopause

    • Lesson 1: Menopause is a Societal and Healthcare Issue

    • Lesson 2: Menopause is a workplace issue and an economic issue

  • 4

    Chapter 3: What is Menopause and the various types

    • Lesson 1: Define Menopause

    • Lesson 2: Peri-menopuase

    • Lesson 3: Surgical Menopause

  • 5

    Chapter 4: Symptoms of Menopause

    • Lesson 1: 40 different symptoms!

    • Lesson 2: What are symptoms? Dr. Genevive MBBCH

    • Lesson 3: Empathy, Understanding and Retention

  • 6

    Chapter 5: Support & Well-Being

    • Lesson 1: Support and Well-Being

    • Lesson 2: Talent & Performance

    • Lesson 3: Performance

    • Lesson 4: Menopause is a retention issue

    • Lesson 5: Workplace benefits for taking menopause seriously - Aoife Stokes

  • 7

    Chapter 6: Employer Action Steps

    • Lesson 1: Why do we need to think about menopause in the workplace as an employer?

    • Lesson 2: Raising Awareness, Educating and Company Policy

    • Lesson 3: Workplace Accommodations

    • Lesson 4: Workplace Adjustments

  • 8

    Chapter 7: Your role and impact as a manager

    • Lesson 1: Empathy

    • Lesson 2: Flexibility & Schedule Adjustments

    • Lesson 3: It’s NOT Expensive!

    • Lesson 4: A Balancing Act

  • 9

    Chapter 8: Communicating

    • Lesson 1: Having the conversation

    • Lesson 2: Questions and Talking Points

    • Lesson 3: Manager Recommendations

    • Lesson 4: Top 10 Tips

  • 10

    Chapter 9: Summary

    • Lesson 1: Summary

  • 11

    Chapter 10: Test Your Knowledge

    • Menopause in the Workplace for Managers

    • Employee Questions and Answers

    • Menopause in the Workplace for Champions

  • 12

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback