Preventing Sexual Harassment Webinar Schedule


Open Enrollment Sexual Harassment Webinar Schedule Dates

 Course Title:

“Manager’s Guide to Preventing Workplace Harassment”

Webinar Schedule Dates:

February 25, 2021

April 7, 2021 (Wednesday)

 Webinar Start Time:  
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern -  12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. (Central)
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Mountain 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon (Pacific)


To Register, call 877-385-5515

(To fully accommodate all participants, please register at least 24 hours prior to the training date.)



Registration Fee: $139.00 (Multiple participant discounts are available. Call for details.) 

If you are unable to participate on the date you schedule, you may take the next available date. Or, you will be able to access the Re-Broadcast to watch at any time.
A Certificate of Completions will be issued ONLY to registered participants.

Prepayment is required to receive your login instructions. If you cannot provide a credit card, please email or call and we may be able to invoice you.

Workplace Harassment Webinar Re-Broadcast

Re-broadcast of the “Manager’s Guide to Preventing Workplace Harassment: 2018 Update” will be available via URL link.
One week after the “Live” webinar, a URL link will enable you to download the participant materials and you will have access to the rebroadcasted webinar for a period of 30 days view rebroadcasted webinar.
The Re-Broadcast webinar is available for $159.00.

Group Discounts:

Groups of 3 or more: With 3 or more participants you receive a 15% discount

Groups of 10 or more: With 10 or more participants - Call for details.

For Training Customized specifically to your organization policies and procedures: Please contact us at 877-385-5515 or email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Take a proactive approach to control Workplace Harassment.


About the course:

The “Manager’s Guide to Preventing Workplace Harassment” training meets all EEOC Guidelines, and state laws such as California’s AB 1825 with California: Government Code 12950.1 update, CA FEHA Harassment Training Requirements, Connecticut General Statute Section 46a-54-204 and Maine Revised Statute, Title 26, Section 807, CA AB 2053 on “abusive conduct,” CA SB 396 related to Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals, and the recently implemented New York state and New York City training laws.

Course Duration:

2-Hour Alliance Training (as required in CA & CT)

Who Should Attend?

Managers, Supervisors Human Resource Professionals and Business Owners will all benefit from this session.

Course Materials:

The day before the Webinar, participants will receive an email from us with log-in instructions and a link to a PDF attachment containing the presentation materials.


Detailed Harassment Prevention Course Description:

The Alliance Workplace Harassment Prevention training provides all the elements required to enable employers to successfully assert an affirmative defense to Sexual Harassment and other unlawful harassment claims.
The Alliance training prepares managers and supervisors to:

  • Recognize and verbalize what constitutes sexual harassment and all forms of discriminatory harassment
  • Utilize best practices for addressing potentially harassing situations with groups or individuals
  • Recognize and control abusive conduct in the workplace
  • Limit key elements of the Employer Liability – as established by the courts
  • Use appropriate discretion in electronic information systems – the Internet, email and social media

With the information provided in this 2-hour instructor-led session, your management and supervisory personnel will learn how to prevent, communicate about, and manage these difficult situations effectively — without disrupting productivity or making costly mistakes for the organization and themselves personally.


Participants learn:

  • Definitions of Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Work Environment Harassment
  • Recognize the most common myths and misconceptions about workplace harassment
  • It's not just about sex anymore-hostile work environments based on protected classes other than sex
  • Tips for identifying harassment behaviors and how to put a stop to them
  • What the law says about “abusive” behavior and bullying and how to control it
  • How to avoid mistakes managers make that can unknowingly create claims
  • How the severe and pervasive behavior standard is being challenged — and where it has changed
  • Practical guidance regarding the statutory provisions concerning the prevention and correction of sexual harassment
  • Know when, where and how to establish the Ellerth and Farragher Affirmative Defenses to Harassment Claims 
  • Management and supervisor responsibilities to enforce the company policy against harassment
  • What liability exists for the company and you personally for violating harassment laws or company policy
  • Available remedies to victims of sexual harassment in employment
  • What “confidential” means when it comes to harassment claims
  • Tips to avoid retaliation claims
  • How to take appropriate action in difficult – You-Make-The-Call scenarios and exercises
  • Tips for handling the harassment investigation


Overview of Learning Points Developed:

  • Overview of Importance of Training and Laws that Prohibit Harassment
    • Learning Objectives
    • Why Every Employee Should Care About Discriminatory Harassment
    • Why Training is Important
  • The Business Code of Conduct
    • What is it
    • What does it mean
    • What to do and what to avoid
  • Federal Laws that Prohibit Harassment
    • Understanding all Types of Discriminatory Harassment
    • State Law (in your location) that prohibits harassment
      • New laws and updates
      • New issues related to transgender rights
  • Discrimination versus Harassment
  • The critical role supervisor play to meet guidelines a laws such as CA Code § 11023
  • What about “Free Speech”
  • The #MeToo Movement
  • In-Depth Discussion of the Two Different Types of Sexual Harassment
    • Definition of Quid Pro Quo Harassment
      • Discussion of who can engage in Quid Pro Quo Harassment
      • Examples and discussion of actual cases
    • Definition of Hostile Work Environment Harassment
      • How the "sever and pervasive" standard of behavior is changing 
    • Discussion of how a hostile work environment can be created
      • Who can create a hostile work environment
      • Examples from actual cases
    • Requirement that conduct be “Severe and Pervasive”
  • The Reasonable Person Standard
    • What that really means
    • The “Reasonable Women Standard”
  • What about abusive conduct and bullying?
    • What the law says
    • Why it too often goes unaddressed
    • How to control it
  • Understanding the Bystander Effect
    • What it is
    • What to do about it
  • Recognizing Inappropriate Behavior
    • Verbal – Physical – Visual (including electronic communication/email/social media)
    • Intent versus impact
  • Where and When harassment can occur
    • On site – Off site
    • After working hours
  • You Make the Call
    • Real cases
    • What will you do?
  • What Causes Workplace Harassment
    • The issue of Power
    • What about workplace romance?
    • Cautions – Actions to take
  • Liability
    • Employer
    • Personal
  • Creating a Defensible Position Against Claims of Harassment
    • Cases
    • Policy
    • Appropriate Action
  • The Liability of Knowing
    • Taking every claim seriously
  • Handling Harassment Complaints
    • When a claim is brought to you
      • What to do
      • What not to do
      • Questions to ask
      • How to document
    • Elements of the Investigation
  • Prohibition on Retaliation and Need for Confidentiality
    • Need for Confidentiality
    • Prohibition on Retaliation
      • How to avoid retaliation
      • Avoid costly mistakes managers too often make
  • Manager’s Mandate
    • Harassment Control Checklist
    • HR’s Role
    • Prompt corrective action
    • Avoid creating problems for you and the organization
  • Discussion of Company’s Anti-Harassment Policy (incorporated throughout the training)
  • The Quiz Every Manager and Supervisor Must Ace

 ***NOTE: Alliance also provides webinar courses for staff and front-line employees that cover all topics above with the exception of management and supervisory specific issues. Call for details.

Also view our Onsite Harassment Courses and Online Sexual Harassment Courses.


The Alliance Training Guarantee:

  • Our sexual harassment training sessions are an exciting learning experience for employees that they will remember and incorporate into their workplace behavior – even for those who have had harassment training in the past.
  • Our sessions go beyond sexual harassment prevention training and incorporate all types of unlawful harassment under both state and federal laws including harassment based on age, disability, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and religion.
  • Our sexual harassment training is delivered using accelerated learning principles to make them more engaging, fun and interactive.
  • We incorporate experienced master facilitators, visual presentations, real-world case scenarios and interactive discussion so participants recognize how to apply the knowledge they have gained.

Suggestion: Go beyond just training supervisory personnel. Take advantage of our low cost training options to provide training for all employees and further reduce your potential liability against workplace harassment claims of all types.

For more information about our 1 ½-hour training designed for front-line employees, please call 877-385-5515.

Alliance workplace harassment training courses reduce the chance of being hit with harassment or discrimination claims against the organization by teaching all employees how to recognize and prevent all forms of discriminatory harassment.

Alliance training sessions are taught by seasoned SME’s with years of experience. They are master facilitators who understand how to apply adult learning principles in a highly interactive learning environment. They make the training relevant, practical and fun.

If you would like details about this or other Alliance's online courses and webinars, please contact us at 877-385-5515.