Employee Absenteeism Training Course Material


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  • 49 Powerpoint slides, to deliver the course.
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How to present your own training courses on employee absenteeism

Do you want to present a training course on employee absenteeism?

If yes, where will you get the content needed?

That’s the time needed to develop Powerpoint presentation slide decks? Participant manuals? Exercises and tests?

Do you have this time available?

Don’t worry if you don’t.

That’s what Oak Innovation is here for.

You can now use these training course materials to present your own training courses.

This customizable course content will meet the challenges faced by line staff, human resource professionals, general managers, and senior executives who are looking to advance their understanding of employee absenteeism.

Let’s look at this course in more detail.

Learning objectives

At the end of this training course your participants will be able to:

  • Understand the types of absenteeism.
  • Understand the costs of not tackling absenteeism.
  • Identify whether an absenteeism problem exists
  • Describe how to measure absence and turnover.
  • Put in place an effective Attendance Management Program.

Course overview

How to manage employee absenteeism?

The easy answer is “make sure the people scheduled to work turn up!”

But that introduces a whole series of difficult questions: Where do I start? How do I figure out if I have an absenteeism problem? Should I start measuring absenteeism? What do I do next?

This course will teach participants to answer these questions. Course participants will focus on what is absenteeism, the costs involved, and the different types and causes of employee absenteeism.

The course is for people serious about learning about employee absenteeism, and who are ready to bring their learning to the next level.

Course outline

Below, we break down how you can present the 4 key sections of this training course.

1. Better understand absenteeism

You may have an idea about what your target audience is looking to learn.

But, you’ve got to dive deeper if you want to meet their needs.

There are some important questions that you can ask.

  • What do you know about employee absenteeism?
  • What are you struggling with?
  • What are your pain points?
  • What do you expect to learn?/li>

Here’s where it gets interesting, you can use the material provided to:

  • Promote an understanding of absenteeism.
  • Focus attention on what is absenteeism.
  • Explore the costs involved.
  • Discuss the different types and causes of employee absenteeism.

2. Does you have an absenteeism problem?

The world is constantly changing. And, it’s easy to feel that lots of things other than employee absenteeism competing for our attention.

The support needs of employees. The organization’s objectives. And, how work gets organized are just a few things that spring to mind.

Let’s also face it, your audience may not even know whether their company has an absenteeism problem or not.

Most business managers and employees understand this discrepancy.

But, few will be able to measure or address this challenge.

This challenge is something we frequently hear from clients with leadership skills training needs.

With that in mind, use the content provided to discuss how to identify whether an absenteeism problem exists.

In this section, building trust is based on offering value for your audience. By doing this, you will engage your audience to accept the solutions you are providing.

3. How to measure employee abbsenteeism

Measurement is a big deal.

Not only is it the best way to find out what is really going on.

But, it’s really the one way to plan solutions that will work.

With that in mind, use the content to provide a smarter way to view absenteeism and measurement within companies.

4. How to manage employee absenteeism

When it comes to targeting this section, your audience becomes a valuable resource.

Make sure to involve them in all discussions.

Encourage them to share their experiences.

What works? And, what doesn’t?

Here’s the breakdown on how to use the content provided. Focus attention on:

  • Employee handbooks.
  • Attendance policies.
  • Training.
  • Coaching.
  • The role of corrective action.

Note: Employee absenteeism initiatives can be further supported by training on employee motivation skills to interpersonal skills and stress management skills.

What you’ll get

  • 49 Powerpoint slides, to deliver the course.
  • 42-page participant manual, to guide learning.
  • 8 train-the-trainer guides, to add extra value.
  • Practical exercises, to enhance all learning.
  • Further reading list, for your course participants.
  • Course evaluation form, tests, and action plan.
  • Easy to present, no experience required.

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  • How to increase participation.
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  • How to improve your listening skills.
  • Learn how to deal with difficult people.
  • How to evaluate training courses.

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Frequently asked questions

What is employee absenteeism?

Employee absenteeism is the failure of employees not to come to work when they should be at work.

What are the costs associated with employee absenteeism?

The costs associated with employee absenteeism are:

  • Decrease in productivity.
  • Higher administrative costs.
  • Increased financial costs.

What are the leading causes of employee absenteeism?

There are three leading causes of employee absenteeism:


  • Poor working conditions.
  • Workplace accidents.
  • Ineffective leadership and management structures.


  • Work-related stress (role and task-related).
  • Workload either too high or too small.
  • Low morale and job satisfaction.
  • Boredom.


  • Poor physical fitness.
  • Poor nutrition.
  • History of illness.
  • Personal Problems (financial, emotional).

What are the main parts of an attendance management program (AMP)?

The main parts of an attendance management program are:

  • Purpose.
  • Employee handbook.
  • Attendance policy.
  • Training and coaching.
  • Corrective action.

Can I edit the content and add my company logo?

Yes. You can now add your logo and customize the course content freely using Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. You can also deliver the course materials where, when and as often as needed.

Employee Absenteeism Training Course Materials
Employee Absenteeism Training Course Material