HRCI is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management and provides testing and certification services. As a human resources professional, you are responsible for helping to ensure that your company’s employment practices are fair and equitable, and that they comply with required regulations and recommended policies and practices. Toward that end, this course will help you prepare for the HRCI certification examinations in the area of sexual harassment. In this course, you’ll learn about the many aspects of sexual harassment, the key types of sexual harassment claims, the recent legal history of sexual harassment, and important elements of an effective sexual harassment prevention program. All the topics in this course are based on the Workforce Planning and Employment functional area of the HR Body of Knowledge recommended by SHRM. This product has been reviewed by the Employment Practice Group of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green. As of the date reviewed, the content of this course is in compliance with federal law and court decisions. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the law, information in this course may become outdated.
Human resources professionals who are preparing for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s certification examinations
- identify the importance of understanding workplace sexual harassment.
- match the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines for defining “sexual harassment” with examples.
- match forms of possible sexual harassment with their examples.
- match each legal criterion for sexual harassment with its corresponding example of sexually harassing behavior.