Global Workplace Harassment Prevention for Managers

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As a manager, you play a vital role in supporting your company's efforts to create a workplace defined by respectful and professional interaction between employees. This includes not only preventing illegal harassment, but also avoiding intimidating, hostile, or otherwise uncivil behavior. You have a responsibility to model appropriate behavior in how you treat your employees and to address any instances of inappropriate conduct swiftly and appropriately. This course explains why it is important for a company to foster a respectful work environment. It also presents strategies for addressing inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Please note that the course content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Nothing in the course materials shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any jurisdiction’s laws. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not establish, an attorney-client relationship. Users should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel licensed in their jurisdiction.


  • recognize your duty as a manager to treat all employees with respect and your role in creating a globally respectful workplace
  • recognize the principles of respectful behavior
  • recognize situations that may give rise to inappropriate behavior
  • recognize the benefits of creating a respectful workplace
  • recognize and respond appropriately to harassment or disrespectful behavior and recognize the benefits of a respectful workplace
  • recognize your role in creating a respectful workplace
  • recognize and deal with inappropriate behavior in the workplace
  • recognize when to intervene in a potential harassment situation and how to address inappropriate behavior in the workplace


  • Introduction
  • Promoting Respect and Avoiding Harassment
  • Unacceptable Social Behaviors in the Workplace
  • Benefits of a Respectful Workplace
  • Knowledge Check: Recognizing Harassing Behavior
  • Your Role in Creating a Respectful Workplace
  • Addressing Inappropriate Behavior in the Workplace
  • Knowledge Check: Addressing Inappropriate Behavior