Discrimination in the Workplace

Learn how to avoid and prevent discriminatory behavior in the workplace.

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About this course

Discrimmination in the workplace is something no one should take lightly. Instilling an inclusive mentality in employees is essential for the effective and efficient performance of organisations.

Discrimination still exists in some workplaces, putting its employees and associates at a disadvantage. This 5-part course works to eradicate an issue which is still prevalent by touching on topics such as what employment discrimination really is, its effects, how to be a role model and to speak up.

What you'll learn

  • What is Employment Discrimination?
  • The effects of discriminatory behavior
  • Be a role model
  • Speak up
  • Lesson Review

Course Content

  • What is Employment Discrimination?

    Learn about the types of employment discrimination found in the workplace

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Which of the following are examples of workplace discrimination? Select all that apply.

    • Why does discrimination happen? From the list of images below, look carefully at each pair of shoes and make a selection. Don't worry, it will all make sense in a minute!

    • What kind of discrimination can you encounter in the workplace?

  • The effects of discriminatory behavior

    Learn about the legal consequences of discrimination in the workplace

    Lesson Excerpts

    • In what ways can workplace discrimination impact an employer?

    • An employee cannot seek legal action against their employer for discrimination once their employment has been terminated.

    • Match the type of compensation with the right description

  • Be a role model

    Learn about techniques that you can use to prevent discrimination

    Lesson Excerpts

    • If employees are making derogatory comments about homosexuality when no one on the team is homosexual, it's not discrimination.

    • What can you do to prevent discrimination in the workplace?

    • Who is responsible for ensuring that there are anti-discrimination policies in the workplace?

  • Speak up

    Learn about the ways you can stand up against discrimination

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Taking action against discrimination

    • Scenario: You begin experiencing or witnessing discrimination. What do you do?

    • Scenario: You think it's discrimination, but you're afraid or worried what to do next. What do you do?

  • Lesson Review

    Re-cap everything you learned about discrimination in the workplace.

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Lesson Review True or false?

Course Author


EdApp is a leader in training for the mobile workforce. As a microlearning platform EdApp delivers tens of thousands of lessons a day globally. The use of gamification and social learning make EdApp a platform that boasts engagement across the board. The content library now lets you access world class content for you and your team. EdApp has set out to democratize learning and give everyone a classroom in their pocket.

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"Discrimination in the workplace training is often made mandatory and can be tedious to progress but everything changes with EdApp's Discrimmination in the Workplace Course! The lessons have clear objectives and are designed to be bite-sized modules for maximum retention. Amazing!"

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