Global Workplace Harassment Prevention for Managers (UK)

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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 behaviour. You have a responsibility to model appropriate behaviour 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 behaviour 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, a lawyer-client relationship. Users should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel licensed in their jurisdiction.


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


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