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Covered in this course
This training course is broken down into 3 sections
- 1 What are bullying and harassment?
- 2 How do I tackle bullying?
- 3 How can I prevent bullying from happening?
In this section, we explain what bullying and harassment are, and the difference between the two. We explain the different types you may come across at work and we explain how you can identify them. We also cover imbalance of power and the fine line between bullying and strong management.
This section educates you on HOW you can tackle bullying and harassment. We cover policies, fear of retribution, and offer step-by-step guidance on handling it both informally and formally. We shed some light on the reasons behind bullying, its effects, and the negative impact it can have on your business.
This section is integral in PREVENTING bullying and harassment from entering your workplace. It explains the importance of raising awareness, enforcing a zero tolerance rule, leading by example, and implementing strategies that create a positive culture at work.
About this course
Having a positive workplace culture is crucial to attracting and retaining respectful, hardworking and skilled employees.
And this starts with YOU – the leaders and management. There is no room for Bullying & Harassment in the workplace, it shouldn't happen under any circumstances.
This Bullying and Harassment Training Course has been designed for you to learn how to best manage your team. We take you through it all – identifying, preventing, handling and combating negative behaviour in the workplace. This course covers informal approaches, formal policies and procedures, legal considerations, and the harmful effect that bullying and harassment can have on your business.
It also looks at the fine line between bullying and strong management, and how management can avoid crossing that line.
This course works in conjunction with our "Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace - Employees" course.
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Bullying & Harassment Training certificate
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Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.
This Bullying & Harassment at Work - Course for Management course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.
As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
What does my certificate include?
Your Bullying & Harassment Training for Managers Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.
Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.
87 real user reviews
Clear structure and information
Brief,yet informative, clear structure and layout
The content was clearly explained
The course content was clearly explained using images and text and there is additional supporting information provided.
Clear examples, useful
I felt that the video talked through the different elements in a clear and logical way. I liked the way that the videos gave me questions to think about and used concrete examples. I found the visuals in the video added to the content.
About the right length of time, clear
The course was easy to follow, the narrator was clear. The time span was about right.
Very clear information
Clear details with helpful additional resources
look at different ways you approach and say things to people
Clear & concise course
The course is clear and concise giving a good grounding into bullying and harassment. Some really useful supplementary information was also given.
Provides a basic awareness
Provides a basic awareness and some oppertunity for reflection.
Why is this training important?
It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.
The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 protects people from discrimination on the grounds of sex or marital status.
The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act made intentional harassment a criminal offence.
The Protection from Harassment Act made it a criminal offence to pursue conduct that leads to harassment, or fear that violence will be used. If convicted, someone can be sentenced to up to six months in prison, or get a fine of up to £5000.
The Equality Act ensures the workplace is a fair environment for all employees, while respecting the protected characteristics of each individual.
The Health & Safety at Work Act ensures that employers are responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all employees while they’re at work.
Every workplace should be a safe environment, free from bullying and harassment, where people are happy and able to work at their best.
However, according to YouGov, almost a third of all workers have claimed that they’ve experienced bullying at work which has adversely affected their performance. Bullying creates a negative working environment, decreasing productivity whilst increasing staff turnover; and harassment, which is an offence, leads to criminal charges, fines, and lost reputation. You need to make sure that ALL staff are able to spot the signs and know what to do to stamp it out. This course on Bullying & Harassment not only helps people understand, identify, and tackle the problem of bullying and harassment, but also gives them to tools to prevent it from occurring in the first place.