Harassment Prevention Virtual Classroom Course

Smart Steps: Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Available Formats

  • Virtual Classroom Course

This web-based course for managers will:

  • Explain the manager’s role in preventing and addressing workplace harassment.
  • Define what harassment is and isn’t.
  • Explain behaviors that constitute harassment.
  • Suggest steps for addressing harassment.
  • Review conditions that encourage or discourage harassment.

Course Overview

This distance-learning course targets managers. It explores what they need to know about preventing and addressing workplace harassment. The course explores the law, identifies behaviors that constitute harassment, suggests steps for responding to complaints, and outlines conditions that discourage workplace harassment. This program can stand on its own or work in combination with Now You Know: Understanding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, our course for individual contributors.

Program Objectives

At this program’s conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Explain their role in preventing sexual harassment.
  • Discuss the laws related to harassment.
  • Recognize behaviors that constitute harassment.
  • Address risks that expose their organization to potential harassment.
  • Respond appropriately to formal and informal complaints.

Program Modules

  • A Manager’s Role: Understanding Your Responsibilities
  • The Law: Understanding What’s Illegal
  • Environmental Influence: Stacking the Deck to Prevent Harassment
  • So You Know: Addressing Harassment
  • Your Obligations: Responding to Formal Complaints

By the conclusion of this sexual harassment prevention course for managers, participants should understand the behaviors that constitute harassment, their obligations as leaders, conditions that are likely to expose their organizations to harassment complaints, and actions they should take to address informal and formal complaints.

Virtual Classroom Training Course Reminders

Our virtual classroom training courses are available to private groups.  They are not offered in a public webinar format.  Please contact us to speak with a facilitator about your needs and whether web-based training is appropriate for your group.

  • For virtual classroom courses, we use Adobe Connect as the primary course delivery system.
  • We record each session and will provide you with access for up to 30 days following a session.
  • Programs work best if each participant has access to a keyboard, microphone, and webcam.
  • Following best practices in adult learning, virtual classroom sessions run between 90 minutes and two hours.
  • Virtual classroom courses are prices by segment.  For additional information about pricing, please download our training rate sheet.
  • Please run an Adobe Connect Diagnostic Test to ensure your computer and network connections are configured to give you the best possible virtual classroom experience.

Questions This Page Answers About Web-Based Harassment Awareness Training

  • Our company has not done any training on harassment prevention, and I’m concerned we are at risk. Who can help?
  • Who offers harassment awareness training in a webinar format?
  • Where can I find a short course on sexual harassment awareness?


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