Preventing Workplace Harassment

Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment Online Training Course

Workplace harassment is not just a legal issue—it's a workplace issue that can dramatically impact culture, hiring, retention and financial performance.While training learners on the legal concepts related to harassment based on gender and other protected categories, this program goes on to give learners practical tools they can apply in today’s workplace to spot and address conflict before serious problems develop. All course versions of PWHX now reflects the United States Supreme Court’s ruling that Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender status.which applies in all US state and local jurisdictions. This program meets all training requirements related to harassment, including those in California, New York State, New York City, Illinois, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maine, and the EEOC.It was created in partnership with preeminent subject matter expert Janine Yancey. Download the NEW course summary to get an in-depth view of the microlessons included in the course.Download Sexual Harassment Online Training Course summary

Course Description
This program combines two different and complementary learning experiences with innovative course design. In the first part of this course, learners are introduced to harassment concepts and receive practical coaching on how to spot and address the kinds of workplace conflict that give rise to harassment claims and hurt team performance. In the second part of this course, learners are taught how to apply these lessons to video scenarios drawn from the headlines and actual cases. In an innovative first, learners also see how other learners assessed the scenarios—creating the sense of a true learner community. Recommended course versions include video scenarios curated by our experts. Employers can also customize the course by choosing other video scenarios from our growing library addressing other issues and work settings.


Course Snapshot

Course length: Available in 120 minute (Manager), 60 minute (Manager/Employee) and 35 minute (Employee) course versions. Canadian and International courses also available.

Audience: Managers and employees

Key Concepts

  • The dynamics that lead to workplace conflict and harassment
  • How to navigate work situations with our Workplace Color Spectrum™
  • What is harassment?
  • Types of harassment
  • What is unwelcome conduct?
  • When does conduct become red and toxic?
  • What is severe or pervasive conduct?
  • Retaliation
  • Managers’ responsibility

Course Features

  • Satisfies training mandates from California (AB1825, AB2053, SB396, and SB1343), New York State (NYHRL/§201-G), New York City (Local Law 96), Illinois (IHRA/§§2-109, 2.110), Connecticut (§46A), New Jersey, Delaware (SB 360/§711A) Maine (§807) and the EEOC
  • Community Polling Questions dynamically give insights into other learners’ answers and assessments
  • Option to add, remove, or exchange scenarios from our library
  • Gives learners direct access to Emtrain subject matter experts for best practices
  • Shares anonymized, curated questions submitted by learners and answered by Emtrain experts
  • Tailored to include your branding and policies
  • International and Canadian programs also available
  • Available in English and Spanish


Program Experts

Simone effectively spearheads and collaborates with external and internal teams to identify and deliver solutions to clients concerning employment law issues.

As a civil litigator with more than 20 years of experience, she has managed the defense of lawsuits involving a range of federal and local laws, including lawsuits alleging claims of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment. Simone also provides proactive and practical advice before litigation arises. She has developed customized, interactive training programs to educate supervisory and management personnel about their responsibilities for ensuring compliance with employment laws, and she routinely counsels businesses concerning a range of workplace issues, including managing internal investigations. Simone is a shareholder with Ogletree Deakins, where she divides her time between the firm’s offices in New York City and St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

Emtrain founder and CEO Janine Yancey is a passionate advocate for healthy workplace cultures. Janine’s unique approach blends technology, behavioral science, data analytics, and social media inspired interactions to help inform and improve workplace behavior. Janine presides over a team of experts and an extensive library of content including courses, video, resource guides, checklists and analytic reports that define the modern workplace.

Janine is a proponent of neutral, third-party guidance and problem-solving. By orchestrating a publicly-accessible community interface for employee questions and concerns, Janine stays at the forefront of real world, real-time harassment, bias, discrimination, and ethics issues.

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