Civility and Respect in the Workplace

The most productive work environments foster openness, leverage differences and encourage inclusion to create new ideas, increasing productivity and maintaining a competitive advantage. In this workshop participants learn the steps and tools required to achieve a safe and harassment-free work environment, as well as the downside of a hostile environment. This interactive workshop challenges employees and managers to examine their own assumptions about how others experience a range of situations and behaviors in the workplace. Participants leave the workshop with a greater appreciation for how they can contribute to a respectful workplace.

Course Content

The following sample topics can be customized to meet your needs:

  • Increasing sensitivity in the workplace
  • Appropriate and inappropriate workplace behavior
  • Examples of miscommunication
  • Types of harassment
  • Avoiding a hostile environment
  • What to do when harassment occurs
  • Highlighting group goals and what is important to others
  • Harassment laws and policies
  • Communicating new knowledge effectively

Additional Information

Target Audience: Individual contributors, managers, teams
Delivery Method: Instructor led
Flexible Course Length
Number of Students: 25
Course Deliverables: Self-assessment feedback, sensitivity awareness tips and tools, sensitivity awareness plan, personalized action plan