iHR Australia Custodians of Culture: Anti Discrimination and Bullying Training for Managers

This workshop focuses on anti-discrimination, harassment and bullying in the workplace and emphasises that managers and senior leaders are the custodians of an organisation’s workplace culture. The program reinforces that effective leadership is key to preventing harmful workplace conduct and provide insight into the leadership practices that build a psychologically safe and inclusive workplace culture,

Using our Workplace Reality Theatre, and drawing on industry and sector specific evidence, participants are provided an opportunity to deepen their insight into how people experience discrimination, harassment and bullying in the workplace and analyse and apply leadership strategies to prevent and appropriately respond to issues when they occur.

The workshop provides participants the opportunity to practice providing feedback on risky workplace conduct and explore in greater detail the responses to harmful conduct when it occurs.

Designed for

Managers, team leaders, supervisors

Course delivery options

On-site Delivery, Public Delivery, Virtual Delivery.  Learn more about our training delivery options.


Face to Face: Full Day or Half Day (excludes skills practice component). | Virtual: 3 Hours


Course Content

  • The link between leadership behaviour, workplace culture and high-risk leadership behaviour
  • Identify inappropriate and risky workplace behaviour
  • Benefits and techniques for early intervention
  • Support and resolution strategies

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the importance of workplace culture and effective leadership practices in preventing and effectively responding to incidents of harmful workplace conduct
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the intersectional experiences of people experiencing discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace
  • Identify the responsibilities of Senior Leaders, Managers and Employees in preventing, reporting and responding appropriately to discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and bullying
  • Understand the leadership practices that build a psychologically safe and inclusive workplace culture, including the link to broader organisational strategies such as gender equity, diversity and inclusion, and developing a feedback culture
  • Understand the value of early intervention, and practice strategies on how to provide feedback on risky workplace conduct
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the different support and resolution options available (self-management, bystander, informal and formal resolution strategies) in handling complaints and the consequences of not handling a complaint appropriately and with sensitivity
  • Understand the application of legal principles such as procedural fairness in the complaint process, and the rights and responsibilities of all parties in preventing and responding to harmful workplace conduct

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