ilmX launches in Pakistan with online training on workplace harassment
Given the social climate in Pakistan, understanding and dealing with the concept of harassment, in all its forms, is becoming increasingly important, especially in the workplace. Unfortunately, even the most sophisticated HR professionals, detailed policies and complaint mechanisms either miss the many signs and types of workplace harassment, or victims choose not to report it, due to social stigma. associated with it. Building a shared understanding, as well as defining what it means to act professionally in the workplace, is seen as necessary to build a safe workspace. Taking proactive measures against workplace harassment with employee training has many benefits for management and employees; Not only does this promote a more positive work environment, it can also prevent situations that put your business in legal jeopardy.
#Pakistan against harassment in the workplace is an ilmX CSR initiative aimed at providing workplace training to help organizations prevent harassment in their organizational culture. ilmX, soon to be Pakistan’s largest digital learning platform, features cutting-edge online courses and training programs that provide distance learning and skills development opportunities to support organizations across the country.
Yasser Bashir, one of the ilmX co-founders, says:
“At ilmX, we are deeply committed to supporting the creation of a safe workspace, by raising awareness, sharing knowledge and creating a sense of responsibility among staff in preventing harassment in the workplace. Therefore, we have made the decision to make this training free, forever, as part of our #PakistanAgainstWorkplaceHarassment initiative. We invite you to be part of our mission to end workplace misconduct and unethical behavior in order to shift the cultural paradigm through education.
Prevent Harassment in the Workplace training, part of ilmX’s Workplace Essentials online training program, is now available free to organizations of all sizes. This training is designed to ensure that management and employees are connected and learn from real life situations, challenges and changing behavioral expectations in Pakistani work culture. In addition, they will learn about the different forms it takes, gain insight into its prevalence in Pakistan and, in the deeply upsetting case one sees or experiences, what kind of support is available. More interestingly, the apprenticeship is specifically tailored for Pakistani workplaces and described by leading subject matter experts and designed in accordance with current federal and provincial laws, including the 2010 Protection from Harassment of Women Act. At work.
The vision of Workplace Essentials, the key product of ilmX for Business and powered by Edly, a global leader in digital learning, is to transform organizations into spaces that foster a safe, productive and healthy workplace for all. Their mission is to reinvent the way organizations train employees to be more attentive and comprehensive professionals, one skill at a time. While taking advantage of world-class content tailored to the local context and available in Urdu and English, their goal is to make it easier for employees to grasp and understand the learning. The registration process is so simple and easy that organizations can be up and running within a week!
To learn more about how your organization can benefit from this free training, please visit their website. www.ilmx.org/pawh for more information and to join them in their mission.