Interpersonal Relationships at Work

How to Prevent Sexual Harassment and Hostile Work Environment: For Employees

Course Overview
The issue of sexual harassment and hostile work environments is one that continues to receive significant attention in the workplace. This course, designed for employees, provides an overview of important fundamental concepts associated with sexual harassment and hostile work environments. The course begins with an introduction to the topics covered, and continues by reviewing a sample sexual harassment policy and discussing the components that should be present in an effective policy. Types of harassment and key terms linked to the topic of sexual harassment and hostile work environments are explored. The course concludes by reviewing effective practices employees should follow in order to recognize potential instances of sexual harassment and/or hostile work environments, and mitigate involvement in such acts.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify important harassment and discrimination-related terms.
  • Recognize behaviors or situations that could constitute sexual harassment, a hostile work environment, or discrimination.
  • Recognize effective employee practices that serve to prevent acts of sexual harassment, discrimination, and/or hostile work environments.

  • Content Partner:

    SmartPros Ltd.

    SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
    accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
    content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
    products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
    professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
    ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
    news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and
    provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
    50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
    of its professional markets.

    Speaker / Author:

    Kay Francis
    Kay Francis, president of Steps Beyond Enterprises, Inc., has 28 years of experience in program development, training, executive coaching and public speaking. Ms. Francis has spent the last fifteen years of her career developing training and human resource programs that are timely and critical for today's diverse work force. GEM, a growth education model Ms. Francis created, is used in business, industry, and government to address costly and sensitive workplace issues such as sexual harassment and hostile work environments, gender education, and discrimination. Steps Beyond was incorporated in 1991 and certified as a Minority Woman Business Enterprise (WBE). Author of Getting to Know You, Ms. Francis holds a baccalaureate degree in Social Work from Florida International University and a master's degree in Counseling and Guidance from the University of Northern Colorado.

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
    • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
    • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Sound card with speakers/headphones
    • Windows or Mac OS

    Price (USD)

    Standard Rate: $24.95


    Course Code : 99FRAN04

    Length : 50min
    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Personnel/Human Resources

    Theme : Interpersonal Relationships at Work

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