Confronting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Now What? Cultivating Respectful Leadership in the Wake of #MeToo

Number of Participants: Up to 30
Duration: Half Day

In the last few years, there has been extensive media coverage of harassment complaints lodged against senior and powerful leaders in nearly every industry.

As a result of this increased awareness, many boards, executive teams, workplace leaders and human resource professionals are faced with questions regarding the status of their own workplace environments.

In this half-day workshop, Marli will answer questions and address key issues regarding sexual harassment in the workplace.

Topics Addressed:

  • The role of leadership in monitoring for and effectively addressing sexual harassment
  • How to ensure there is a fair and objective investigation into complaints of sexual harassment
  • Effective ways to remedy individual and systemic findings of sexual harassment
  • How personal friendships and romantic relationships, even where consensual, place organizations at risk
  • Understanding the critical elements of a fair investigation into complaints of sexual harassment
  • Understanding the rights and responsibilities of the accuser, accused and bystanders
  • Understanding the range of behaviours that constitute sexual harassment
  • Learning about the ‘reasonable person’ test: how to apply the objective test of harassment in multi-generational and multicultural workplaces
  • How to properly respond to historical allegations of sexual harassment
  • How to properly respond to anonymous allegations of sexual harassment

Supplemental Training Resources:

  • The MIRROR Method book
  • The MIRROR Method workbook


  • Certificate of Achievement
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