Dignity at Work – Online Workshop

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Date: Friday, November 17th 2023 

Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm

CPD:  3.5 CPD Hours

Method of Delivery: Online

Fee: €325


Workshop Overview

Organisations have legal obligations to ensure dignity at work for employees. The consequences of not doing so can result in increased costs and absenteeism, and reduced morale and productivity.

We are communicating and working in different ways, and it is even more important that we ensure dignity and respect for employees in a hybrid working environment. This highly interactive training workshop will focus on the following:

    • Module 1: understanding the legal and policy framework governing dignity at work – bullying, harassment, and sexual harassment
    • Module 2: understanding the nature and impact of bullying, harassment and sexual harassment; exploring scenarios
    • Module 3: managing dignity at work issues and complaints – through policies, procedures, mediation, and investigations; developing your learning through a case study
    • Module 4: creating positive and respectful working environments



Method of Delivery

This is a highly interactive programme, delivered via Zoom, with an emphasis on practical skills development using a range of learning interventions including the following:

  • Case studies/scenarios;
  • Group activities/exercises;
  • Presentations and group discussions


Intended Audience

This programme will be of particular interest for HR and Employee Relations Managers and Training Managers. It will also be of interest to managers who are responsible for staff.



Síle O’Donnell is a HR Consultant and an Associate Training Specialist with PAI. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in HRM, organisational behaviour and organisation development (OD) in Trinity College Dublin. Sile has over 30 years’ experience in senior HR and OD roles in the public sector. She provides training and HR/OD consultancy services to organisations across the public sector. Sile has carried out numerous complex dignity at work investigations across public sector organisations. She has also reviewed, designed and developed dignity at work policies for many public sector organisations. She provides advice and consultancy to numerous organisations in relation to dignity at work issues, conflict management and employee relations. She has delivered extensive training across the public sector in relation to dignity at work, the role of designated person, and conflict reslolution. Síle has extensive qualifications in HR, including fellow chartered membership of the CIPD since 2004.



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