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- Available Lessons: 26
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThrough the use of short, engaging video lessons geared specifically toward supervisors, this course explains what constitutes appropriate and inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Your company's supervisors will learn how to adhere to workplace harassment policies and see what they can do to maintain a safe and productive working environment.
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About This Course
The course is divided into several chapters that include short, entertaining video lessons that you can use to teach the managers and supervisors in your company about harassment in the workplace. By watching these videos, your employees can learn about the types of workplace harassment, how vicarious liability affects them as supervisors, and harassment policies and procedures for supervisors.
How It Works
You can have your employees watch these videos during a corporate training seminar, or they can watch the lessons on their own, either from a computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also use the corresponding quizzes to assess their understanding of the types of workplace harassment.
Using the course is easy:
- Short video lessons clearly illustrate different types of harassing behaviors
- Lesson quizzes allow you to 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
- Educates managers: Managers learn how to identify harassment as well as how to protect themselves and their reports against harassment.
- Builds awareness: In order to provide a safe and productive working environment, employees need to be aware of laws and policies regarding sexual harassment and understand how laws regarding sexual harassment affect them as supervisors.
- Reduces liability: If harassing behaviors are permitted or overlooked, employee morale and productivity can suffer, and managers and the 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 Supervisors||Understand the procedures for handling harassment complaints, the importance of privacy when handling complaints and how to prevent harassment from occurring.|
|Vicarious Liability & Sexual Harassment||Define the elements of sexual harassment that lead to tangible employment action.|
|Risk Management for Sexual Harassment||Outline the essential elements of the EEOC's sexual harassment policies and learn how these policies affect supervisors and their reports.|
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