Sexual and Workplace Harassment for Managers


Re-versioned: December 2013

The Sexual and Workplace Harassment for Manager course builds on the content in Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and explains the role supervisors play in establishing and maintaining a work environment that discourages and prohibits this unwelcome behavior. Supervisors will be given tools they can use to help them create a “safe” environment for employees. Included in this course are the consequences of ignoring reports of inappropriate or unwelcome behavior that may be considered sexually harassment and workplace harassment. A checklist includes tips on how to handle reports of sexual harassment.


Audience: All employees with supervisory responsibilities.


Learning Objectives: After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe what situations constitute workplace harassment
  • Describe guidelines to use to report incidents of harassment
  • Describe the role of managers in preventing conduct that could be viewed as sexual harassment
  • Examine the guidelines commonly used when a sexual harassment or workplace harassment claim is made