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Dignity at Work Policy – Workshop for Managers

Course Duration: 1 Day

Course Trainer: Burtenshaw Kenny & Associates

Course Aim:

To enable managers fulfil their role and responsibilities under the DIT Dignity at Work Policy

Course Objectives/Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this workshop, participants will:

  • Understand the context including the Employment Equality Acts, the Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Act and the DIT Policy and Procedures
  • Be able to measure bullying, harassment and sexual harassment using contemporary measures and reference to leading practice
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a manager
  • Understand their own prejudices and avoid the pitfalls
  • Have a full understanding of the need to maintain a positive working environment and to apply fair processes
  • Understand how to evaluate the options available for addressing the issues
  • Be confident in managing the procedures – informal and formal in relation to allegations of bullying or harassment in the workplace

Course content:

This hands-on workshop facilitates participants in developing an understanding of how to create and manage Assessments and Assignments for modules in webcourses.dit.ie.

  • Welcome and Introductions and Ground Rules
  • Brief overview of the Social, Legal and Organisational Context
  • Understanding Conflict
  • A Proactive Approach
  • A Framework for Dealing with Issues
  • Case Studies and Discussion
  • Action Planning
  • Evaluation

Prerequisites:

Have completed the half day Dignity at Work Awareness Training Session