Menopause at work

Menopause affects 50% of the population yet is often considered taboo. Build your confidence in discussing the effects of menopause on wellbeing and performance and know how to create a supportive environment for those experiencing menopause.

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People Managers
HR generalists

You’ll learn how to:

  • recognise menopause and its associated symptoms
  • explore the impact that menopause has on people and their health in the workplace
  • identify how organisations can support the menopause transition.

About this course

Course length: 60-90 minutes

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: Anyone who wants to know more about menopause symptoms and how to support people in the workforce going through the menopause transition.


This course is included as part of the Core Learning Subscription.

What to expect from this ‘menopause at work’ course

This short course sensitively broaches what is often a taboo topic, explaining the physical and psychological symptoms associated with menopause and clarifying common misconceptions. This course will show you how to talk about menopause at work and build an open and inclusive culture.

What you’ll need to do on this ‘menopause at work ‘course

This bite-sized training consists of written, video and interactive content. You can work through the content at your own pace. At the end, you can test your understanding with a brief knowledge check. This is not a formal assessment; you can repeat it several times to help reinforce your learning.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • describe the symptoms associated with the menopause
  • explain the impact of menopause on people at work
  • contribute menopause-confident actions to the workplace.

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