Sexual Harassment

What you will learn

Few issues have seen as much attention in the recent past as sexual harassment. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that the majority of people (up to 94%) who experience sexual harassment in the workplace do not report it. And, although the #MeToo movement is empowering people to speak out, employers still must do all that they can to protect their employees from all forms or harassment. Incidents of harassment, bullying, and retaliation not only negatively impact an organization's culture, but they expose workplaces to damaging consequences, including enormous personal costs to the individuals involved.

Configurable to reflect the organization’s unique needs by leveraging a library of interchangeable video assets, Skillsoft’s full suite of anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training helps organizations educate their employees to understand, prevent, and respond to the various forms of harassment. Skillsoft courses are produced in a modern, cinematic style to create emotionally engaging stories that reinforce learning objectives, create an emotional impact in viewers, and ensure retention.

In addition to the EEOC’s strong recommendation for employee training at the federal level, a number of U.S. states, including California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, and New York, have enacted sexual harassment training mandates. And as this issue is not only a concern in the U.S., Skillsoft offers additional anti-harassment training courses for locations such as Australia, Canada, India, and New Zealand, as well as globalized content suitable for use worldwide.


Preventing Harassment in the Global Workplace

Course | 30m

As an employee, it is important for you to act respectfully toward all your coworkers, whether they're located in the next office or on the other side of the globe. This course explains the benefits to everyone of supporting a respectful workplace and illustrates basic principles for promoting professional interaction in the workplace.


Harassment: Bystander Intervention for Employees

Course | 12m

One of the most important ways that members of a community – be it a social or work environment – reinforce the standards of conduct expected of other members is by calling out those who violate the norms of the community. You don't have to a hero - there are many ways you can defuse the situation just long enough to interrupt what's going on, and help the person being victimized get out of the situation. In this course, you'll learn some approaches you can use to intervene when you see witness someone being harassed by another.

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Workplace Harassment Prevention Training

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Creating a Welcoming Workplace

The explosion of the #metoo movement into the public consciousness and the rash of allegations against prominent men that sparked it have cast a harsh light on the pervasiveness of sexual harassment…