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Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) E-learning Course

Maintaining a positive work environment with PoSH

About the e-learning course

“Equality of status and opportunity” must be secured for all and equality of every person is guaranteed by the Constitution. This course will help you to understand all aspects of Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) at workplaces based on the handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace, (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 Government of India, Ministry of Women and Child Development, November 2015.

The focus of the e-learning program is to create awareness on sexual harassment, provide you with a concrete understanding about PoSH and enlighten the learners about the redressal procedures.

What will you learn from the PoSH course?

The PoSH course, you will discover how you can handle sexual harassment issues and complaints. This hands-on training addresses the elements of handling and prevention of unacceptable behaviour. You will also get a detailed overview of the 'The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal)' or the PoSH Act 2013.

The training also covers basic topics like 'What is sexual harassment?' and various actions that may be categorised as sexual harassment. The course discusses in detail the various duties of the employer / employee to curb harassment and shows how the redress mechanism works to handle sexual harassment complaints. Thus, helping in maintaining a positive work environment.

What is the course methodology?

The PoSH course is designed specifically to help organisations stay compliant with the mandated education as directed by The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.

This 60-minute self-paced PoSH online training module helps the learner understand his/her role in creating a safe and respectful workplace. With the help of real-life cases, the learner is guided through the subject from recognising sexual harassment to preventing and reporting incidents appropriately.

  • India specific module with Indian culture-based cases
  • Self-paced interactive module, ideal for large, multi-location organizations
  • End-of-session quiz to ensure understanding
  • Electronic tracking of the completion of course

Who should take the course?

This course is intended for any user who can be a worker/ an employee/ an employer/ an executive/ a board member/ HR/ vendor/ CEOs / CA / CS / CLOs / ICC Members / Local Complaints Committee and for all those who want to be aware about Sexual Harassment & its Prevention.

Who is the course advisor?

The course structure and content are developed by experts from TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. Consisting of product specialists and technical experts. The SMEs have been working in and around India on PoSH Act implementations and helping organisations to have sexual harassment free working environment. 

This assures you that the course has been created with meticulous instruction, introducing you to diverse perspectives and best practices in the relevant standards.

  • WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE?
    • World-Class Training
      Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
    • Flexible Learning Style
      Study in your own time, at your own pace
    • Continuous Feedback
      Get prompt feedback from content-embedded assessment
    • Competency-Based Learning
      Show your course progress based on demonstrated learning
    • Professional Certification
      Get a globally recognised certificate and enhance your career development
  • FAQs
    1. How do I enroll for the course?
      To enroll, simply select the course which you would like to register for, fill out the form on the webpage accordingly.
    2. What is included with the course?
      You get access to our e-learning content along with the assessments that will help you understand the topics in depth. In the event of any technical difficulties, you can contact us for support.
    3. Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
      Yes. The course allows you to take a break and return to it within the defined access period.
    4. Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
      Yes, there are interactive quizzes throughout the course to gauge your understanding of the lectures.
    5. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
      No, refund is not possible once the account is activated.
    6. What happens if I don't finish the course within the access period?
      Access period may be adjusted for B2B customers depending on what was agreed in the contract. For B2C customers, access runs only for 30 days.
    7. I have difficulty accessing the course. Whom should I contact?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.
    8. Who developed the course and what are their qualifications?
      The course is developed by TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. The experts undergo relevant upskilling programmes, benefitting from TÜV SÜD’s 150 years of expertise and global heritage.
    9. Whom do I contact if I want more in-depth course materials?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.
    10. What is PoSH law?
      In 2013, India’s first comprehensive legislation specifically addressing the issue of harassment at work – The PoSH (Prevention of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace) Law was formulated with the core objective of protecting employees against Sexual Harassment and promising a safe, secure and dignified working environment for them.
    11. What is the Sexual Harassment Act of 2013?
      The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 is a legislative act in India that seeks to protect women from sexual harassment at their place of work.
    12. What is the need of PoSH law Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act?
      The objective of the act is to create a safe and respectful workplace by prevention and appropriate reporting of incidents.
    13. What is required to be PoSH compliant?
      In accordance with the act, the companies should have a Zero tolerance policy towards sexual harassment and formulate a policy for employees and associates of the company, management and non-management personnel.

      The company should constitute an Internal Committee (IC) for prohibition, prevention and redressal of Sexual Harassment at the workplace.
    14. Benefits of attending PoSH training
      By attending a PoSH training, you will discover how you can handle sexual harassment issues and complaints. This hands-on training addresses the elements of handling and prevention of unacceptable behaviour. You will also get a detailed overview of the 'The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal)' or the PoSH Act 2013.

      The training also covers basic topics like 'What is sexual harassment?' and various actions that may be categorised as sexual harassment. The course discusses in detail the various duties of the employer / employee to curb harassment and shows how the redress mechanism works to handle sexual harassment complaints. Thus, helping in maintaining a positive work environment.

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