Harassment in the Workplace


This course will benefit all staff. At the end of this holistic workshop, learners will be able to discern the need for a set of personal, societal and business-related behaviours with particular emphasis on sexual harassment and etiquette in general. Based on the Draft Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work.


Defining various categories of harassment
The different types of harassment
What the Law says
Explanations through case studies
The profile of bullies and harassers
The impact of this behaviour on victim, harasser and company

Sexual Harassment in the workplace
What beliefs lead to this behaviour
Debunking myths and stereotypes
Our constitution and human rights with reference to sexual harassment
The profile of a typical victim

What constitutes Cyberbullying
Why it is essential that the knowledge is spread now
Ways to combat Cyberbullying
Myth buster and fact

10 Common Forms of workplace bullying and how they show up
From jokers to outrage sabotage and intimidation, often people do not even realise their behaviour is toxic and will now be illegal
Understanding the concept of bullying
The Power dynamic issue

Racial Harassment and Discrimination
Understanding what constitutes racial harassment
Understanding the approach to avoid racial harassment

Resources and Assistance for Handling Harassment
Two methods of handling complaints
Informally, the harasser can be approached and asked to stop
Formal, the victim approaches the appropriate person to lodge a formal complaint
The company policies
CCMA legislation
Civil litigation

This full-day workshop helps us to understand the challenges and harness the strengths of doing business in a multi-cultural society whilst highlighting the differing perspectives people hold with regards to sexual harassment and diversity as a whole.

This course explores latent prejudices and encourages the delegates to move into a solutions-based mode through discussion and sharing of real-life situations. The modules covered assist the delegate in identifying appropriate behaviour in the workplace, what is likely to lead to conflict and how to address it professionally.

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The Staff Training workshop listed here is one which has been compiled for maximum organisational outcome, however, SETA alternatives are available

SETA Alternatives Available
The duration of this seminar is 1 days
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All our full day open hosted workshops commence at 08:30 and end at 16:30. Virtual Seminar times are flexible. For inhouse workshops we will travel to your premises.
All course material, lunch and refreshments are provided, if applicable.