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Bullying in the Workplace: Be Aware

This course provides delegates with an introduction to the subject of bullying in the workplace. It enables them to recognise harassment and bullying at work and the actions they should take to stop it and prevent its recurrence.

Course Context

The aim of this course is to raise awareness of what bullying and harassment is and when it is taking place. It also covers the responsibilities of all those involved, together with actions which should be taken if you believe you are being bullied or harassed.

There is an increasing awareness of the effect bullying and harassment can have on individual, team and organisational welfare. The CIPD has estimated that over 50% of stress cases at work involve bullying, and the increasing costs of compensation can be staggering.

High-profile successful cases such as ‘Green v Deutsche Bank’ and ‘Marjowski v Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Health Trust’ underline the potential human and financial costs for any organisation.

The training is delivered in a relaxed, informal and flexible manner with plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion. The learning process is very interactive with exercises designed to stimulate interest and learning.

  • Duration: Half-day course
  • Capacity: 12 recommended for optimum results
  • Availability: All of our in-house courses are delivered by our UK wide network of trainers
  • Customisation: The content can be tailored to meet an organisation’s individual requirements

Who Is It For?

Our Bullying in the Workplace : Be Aware training is designed to be suitable for every employee in an organisation.

A testimonial for the Bullying in the Workplace: Be Aware course:

 

“Excellent presentation throughout. Delivered in a clear manner and not wrapped up in ‘techno’ talk.”

Key Benefits

  • Understand the differences between bullying and harassment
  • Review of the legal requirements on employers
  • How to recognise the different forms of bullying and harassment
  • Appreciate the short and long term effects bullying can have on the individual
  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of those involved in a bullying or harassment situation
  • Practical actions and strategies you should take if you believe you are being bullied or harassed

Course Content

Raising awareness

  • What we mean by Bullying and Harassment in the workplace
  • The DVD ‘Say no to bullying’ shows three case studies to enable recognition of the types of different behaviours
  • Looking at examples: overt and covert.
    But what about teasing and workplace incivility…?

Organisational factors

  • What allows bullying behaviour to develop and thrive?
  • Diagnosing your organisation’s position on bullying
  • Drawing the line: strong management vs bullying

The Individual: is there ‘a type’?

  • What do we know about the psychology of the perpetrator and the target?
  • How do victims react and why don’t they speak out?
  • What is the clinical impact of bullying on individuals?

The law and the bottom line

  • The legal implications for organisations
  • Evolving legislation
  • The position regarding individual responsibility and liability

Responsibilities

  • Individual responsibilities
  • Management responsibility
  • General steps individuals can take

Dealing with complaints

  • Levels of intervention
  • What determines your approach to a problem?
  • Exploring ways of dealing informally with difficult situations
  • Using identified situations to give individuals the opportunity to practise dealing informally with situations in a safe environment
  • Understanding the full implications of using the formal complaint route

A culture of respect

  • Exploring ways of creating a healthy culture

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Please get in touch with us if you have any questions. 

We are always happy to talk about our courses and help you to work out the best match for your requirements.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

"The quality of the training has been fantastic and our employees are really engaging with the trainer and getting something out of it. Also In Equilibrium makes the whole process very easy to arrange."

— Employee Engagement & Wellbeing Officer, Sophie Holland
AGE UK
 
 

"We wanted to provide a course that taught useful and practical coping strategies that our members could put into place straight away. In Equilibrium’s experience showed us that they could provide this, and they tailored the course perfectly."

— The Association of Electoral Administrators
 
 
 
 

"In-Equilibrium recently presented Mental Health Awareness to Managers in all of our area offices. The training was really well received and all of the trainers were praised for their in-depth knowledge and understanding."

 

— Roger Bullivant Limited
 

"The training was very well received by staff who now all intend to implement the session’s practical tips and techniques into their existing roles. A large proportion of the staff rated the facilitator and their delivery as excellent and their only recommendation was for a further and longer session!"

— Leeds City College
 

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