Workplace Bullying: How to Identify and Stop Bullying Behavior in the Workplace - SHRM & HRCI Accredited

On-Demand Schedule Wed, May 27, 2020 - Wed, June 03, 2020
Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW19K1148

  • Define workplace bullying
  • Workplace bullying statistics
  • How to identify bullying behavior in the workplace, by employees and by supervisor
  • How to manage and respond to inappropriate behavior while managing legal risk
  • What serious misconduct is and how to manage it while managing legal risks
  • When and what disciplinary action may be necessary depending on a range of factors
  • Proactive measures in the workplace to prevent inappropriate behavior
  • Identifying the types of bullying behavior
  • What constitutes bullying behavior, including cyber-bullying and how bullying differs from harassment
  • How to differentiate between a tough management style and bullying
  • Consequences of workplace bullying
  • Identify the importance of a “respectful workplace”
  • How to manage workplace bullying
  • Recognize forms of bullying behavior, including social media and texting
  • Differentiate between workplace bullying, illegal discrimination and harassment
  • Illustrate ways to confront and stop workplace bullying

Overview of the webinar

According to a 2017 Workplace Bullying Institute survey, 1 in 3 workers (37 million) have directly experienced abusive conduct at work. Left unchecked, Workplace bullying can create tension and divisions in the workplace; as well as hurt morale, cause great employees to leave; instigate increased absenteeism, and a host of other problems. 

It is up to everyone in your organization to acknowledge that bullying is unacceptable, recognize bullying behavior, and work to prevent it. Attend this webinar and learn to spot and stop workplace bullying while ensuring employees are comfortable, safe, and productive in a bully-free workplace. 

Who should attend?

  • Business Owners
  • Vice-Presidents
  • CEO’s
  • COO’s
  • CFO’s
  • Directors
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • HR training Manager
  • Investigative Officers

Why should you attend?

Attendees will learn how to identify bullying conduct and how to deal with bullying in the workplace. Attendees will be presented with bullying statistics; how to identify bullying; how bullying and illegal harassment differentiates from tough management style; and the consequences of workplace bullying.

Faculty - Ms. Vanessa G. Nelson

Vanessa G. Nelson, SPHR, CLRL is founder and president of award-winning Expert Human Resources (EHR), which she founded in 2009, to help companies maintain compliance, avoid litigation, maximize human capital, and reduce costs. She has over 29 years of business management experience at 2 major corporations in Michigan. She has helped companies reduce costs as well as save hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Ms Nelson received her Master of Science in Administration/Human Resources Management degree from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor’s in Business Management from Northwood University. She holds the Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential from the Human Resources Certification Institute, and Certified Labor Relations Leader (CLRL) from Michigan State University.


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