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Respect and Professionalism in the Workplace

Course Code:  WTD 125

Course Name:  Respect and Professionalism in the Workplace

Prerequisite:  None

Department:  Human Capital Services

Length of Session:  1 Hour

Audience:  Supervisors and Managers

Session Description:  The purpose of the session is to create an awareness of the needs of others in order to accept and acknowledge how their needs differ from our own needs. Respectful working relationships and respectful workplaces are integral components to increased productivity, teamwork, and morale. The skills learned in their session will contribute to the minimization of negative conflict and subsequently discrimination, harassment, and retaliation complaints.

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Explain the importance of respectful relationships and respectful workplaces
  • Identify some causes of interpersonal conflict
  • Discuss communication skills that promote respectful relationships and respectful workplaces
  • Identify K-State resources to address interpersonal conflict.

You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

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