Learn strategies to ensure you are providing a respectful workplace environment. Develop strategies to help foster a healthy and safe workplace, free from physical, emotional or psychological bullying, harassment, discrimination, and/or violence.
Fostering Respect and Dignity in the Workplace gives you the knowledge, strategies, scripts, and skill sets necessary to facilitate the transition to a more respectful workplace. Participants will learn practical skills and techniques to bring to the workplace to help ensure a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with respect and dignity. The seminar teaches a proactive approach to workplace respect and provides participants with an understanding how to take responsibility for their role in the process. Details of the composition, role, and limitations of a respect and dignity team will also be discussed. Participants will learn through interactive exercises and discussion of material presented by the instructor.
This is an elective module in the Human Resource Development Program.
Managers and supervisors, business owners, and human resource professionals.
Learn to foster respect and dignity in the workplace through professional development in:
Continuing Education Contact Hours: 7
Tom Wiseman is principal of Wiseman & Associates Inc., a private firm specializing in people effectiveness, human relations and employee development. He consults nationally on difficult human relations issues, employee improvement and development, and respectful workplace initiatives. He has worked very successfully with unionized and non-unionized workplaces, conducting harassment investigations, workplace personnel interventions, forming and supporting Respectful Workplace Committees, and training all employees in the skills necessary to achieve rapid enhancements in the quality of their workplace culture.
Tom has partnered with the Gardiner Centre for over 26 years designing, customizing, delivering and facilitating training on such topics as conflict management, interpersonal negotiating techniques, fostering respect and dignity in the workplace, problem solving and decision making, time management, and stress management.
As a specialized service, Tom acts as a workplace coach for front-line supervisors and managers, as well as consulting as an executive coach to senior managers and executives. Tom has also consulted on or developed performance management systems for numerous organizations and trained managers and employees on both giving, as well as receiving, performance based feedback and coaching.
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