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- Available Lessons: 19
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThis course uses short, engaging video lessons to help employees identify, report and prevent harassment in the workplace. Your company's employees will learn how to adhere to workplace harassment policies and what they can do to contribute to a safe and productive working environment.
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About This Course
The course is broken down into sections, each containing a series of video lessons that average about five minutes apiece. With this course, employees will learn the legal definition and consequences of sexual and other types of sexual harassment as well as appropriate workplace behavior, reporting policies and prevention measures for harassment.
How It Works
Lessons can be watched one at a time or sequentially and can be viewed from desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. Employees can enjoy the flexibility of completing their harassment training in the office, at home or on the go.
Using the course is easy:
- Engaging video lessons clearly illustrate harassing behaviors
- Lesson quizzes allow employees to check their understanding of harassment issues
- Comprehension of each chapter's key concepts is verified with chapter exams
- Understanding of key course concepts is verified with a final exam
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: In order to maintain a safe and productive working environment, employees need to be aware of laws and policies regarding sexual harassment.
- Educates employees: This course teaches how to identify harassment types and behaviors, appropriate versus inappropriate coworker relationships, and how to prevent harassment from occurring as an employee.
- Reduces liability: If harassing behaviors are permitted or overlooked, employee morale and productivity can suffer, and your company may even be held liable if sexual harassment issues are not handled appropriately.
|Chapter||Topics & Objectives|
|Sexual Harassment in the Workplace||Find out what constitutes sexual harassment, who can be a harasser in terms of the law, and the emotional effects of sexual harassment in the workplace.|
|Types of Workplace Harassment||Distinguish between hostile environment harassment, quid pro quo harassment, sexual favoritism and other types of harassment.|
|Personal Relationships in the Workplace||Find out about the risks of coworker relationships and how to distinguish between flirting and harassment.|
|Harassment Policies & Procedures for Employees||Understand the specific procedural steps an employee needs to follow after a sexual harassment complaint and learn the best practices to prevent harassment from an employee's perspective.|
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