Workplace Sexual Harassment
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Sexual Harassment

Training Programs

AWARE offers two workshops on sexual harassment:

  1. General Guide
    A basic introduction on what constitutes sexual harassment for employees, people managers and the public .
  2. Managers’ Guide to Dealing with Workplace Sexual Harassment
    An advanced workshop to equip human resource professionals, in-house counsel and senior managers with the following:
  • Basic knowledge of sexual harassment
  • Skills to investigate and conduct an interview with the victim, and/or perpetrator
  • Tools to implement organization policy on sexual harassment

General Guide – Course Outline

Duration   :    2.5 hours

Part I: Understanding Workplace Sexual Harassment

    1. Exploring myths and misconceptions of sexual harassment
    2. Definition and key characteristics of sexual harassment
    3. Types and Forms of sexual harassment
    4. Why sexual harassment occurs at the Workplace
    5. Profiles of harassers and victims

Part II: Empowering Yourself

  1. What silences the victim?
  2. What can an employee do if he or she is sexually harassed?
  3. Legal recourse against sexual harassment
  4. Role plays on how to deal with sexual harassment

We can incorporate the company’s policies and processes into our workshop.

Managers’ Guide to Dealing with Workplace Sexual Harassment – Outline

Duration   :    4 hours

 

Part I: Understanding Workplace Sexual Harassment

    1. Exploring myths and misconception of sexual harassment
    2. Definition and key characteristics of sexual harassment
    3. Types and Forms of sexual harassment
    4. Why sexual harassment occurs at the workplace
    5. Profiles of harassers and victims

Part II: Why It is Important to Implement HR Policies

  1. Legal implications for the employer
  2. Employers’ liability in relation to sexual harassment
  3. Financial impact on organisation
  4. Proactive stances by HR towards sexual harassment
    • Policies
    • Procedural guidelines
    • Sexual harassment training for staff
    • How to manage a sexual harassment investigation with sensitivity
    • Effective and non-effective questioning
    • Role plays for interviews

If you are interested to join the public-run Manager’s Guide workshop, click here or drop an e-mail to publiceducation@aware.org.sg