Bullying has a detrimental impact on the victim and creates an unpleasant work environment, which results in high levels of stress, increased absence and potential legal action.

By developing more effective anti-bullying and harassment strategies, managers and team leaders, can create more harmonious teams, which can improve an organisation’s performance, productivity, and service delivery.

On this Effective Anti-Bullying and Harassment Strategies course, delegates will learn from best practice examples of counter bullying and gain a practical toolkit to eradicate bullying within their organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and reduce bullying within your organisation
  • Implement effective reporting procedures
  • Create a zero-tolerance culture towards bullying
  • Take back an action plan to reduce bullying within your organisation
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09:15 - 09:45


09:45 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Understanding Bullying and Harassment

  • What does bullying and harassment look like?
  • Differentiating bullying and harassment from perceived “banter”
  • Recognise bullying and harassment
  • Clearly define what bullying is
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00

Causes of Harassment and Bullying

  • The impact of Power (formal and informal)
  • Culture (formal and informal)
  • Develop a greater understanding of the causes
  • Establish anti-bullying role models
  • Overcome the fear of making a complaint
  • Effectively responding to vexatious claims
12:00 - 13:00

Creating an Anti-Bullying and Harassment Culture

  • Develop an anti-bullying and harassment culture
  • Train staff on how to identify and prevent cases of bullying and harassment
  • Engender an anti-bullying culture throughout your organisation
  • Address the causes of poor behaviour
  • Learn about the importance of modelling behaviours
  • Create a zero-tolerance culture towards bullying
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Creating an Anti-Bullying and Harassment Strategies

  • Work with the trainer to develop more robust anti-bullying strategies
  • Create policies that all complaints of harassment are dealt with objectively, quickly, sensitively, and confidentially
  • Communicate your anti-bullying and harassment strategies to all staff
  • Cascade bullying and harassment procedures to all your staff
  • Develop clear and effective procedures to address any bullying and harassment issues
  • Ensure managers are aware of their responsibilities when addressing bullying and harassment claims
  • Create an anti-bullying and harassment action plan to implement back at your organisation
16:00 - 16:15

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