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    Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
    EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

    Course Overview

    The All About Prevention of sexual harassment at workplace certification course enables learners to understand everything about the Prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women at the workplace act, 2013. Students will begin the course by exploring the Visakha guidelines. 

    The All About Prevention of sexual harassment at workplace training ensures that the candidates have a detailed understanding of the various components of the law. All the essential parts are extensively covered. From the nature of sexual harassment to its causes and consequences, the Swayam course will be briefly undertaken.  

    The All About Prevention of sexual harassment at workplace programme will also let the students explore other facets like the constitution of local complaints, duties of the employers, powers of district officers, the constitution of internal complaints committee etc. Students will also acquire a certification as the programme ends. The accreditation will help them in showcasing their newly acquired skills and practical expertise. However, to receive the certificate, candidates will be asked to appear for an end-of-training final exam and secure the minimum specified marks.

    The Highlights

    • Sample projects
    • Top instructors from IIT Kanpur, India
    • Certification available
    • Extensive coverage of the syllabus
    • 100% online
    • No prerequisites

    Programme Offerings

    • No prerequisites
    • Top instructors from IIT Kanpur
    • India
    • Certification available
    • 100% Online
    • Sample project
    • Extensive coverage of the syllabus

    Courses and Certificate Fees

    Certificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
    yesIIT Kanpur
    • The All About Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace certification fee  is not open for free learning. You must pay certain amount to enrol for it. 

    All about Prevention of Sexual Harassment At Workplace fee structure



    Prevention of Sexual Harassment At Workplace

    Rs 4,237.00 + GST

    Eligibility Criteria

    There are no prerequisites for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment  (POSH)  at Workplace certification by IIT Kanpur. Anybody can join the course.

    What you will learn

    Knowledge of law

    After completing the All About Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) at Workplace certification syllabus, you will find yourself to be proficient in:

    • Concept and significance of sexual harassment at the workplace
    • Observe the legal measures and guidelines of the law
    • Major legal provisions
    • History of laws on Sexual harassment in India
    • The structural framework of the act
    • Causes and consequences of sexual harassment at the workplace

    Who it is for

    The All About Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) at Workplace certification is good for the following:

    Admission Details

    Step 1: To land on the All About Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace classes, you can click on 

    Step 2: Review all the essential details like syllabus, fee structure, certification details etc. and opt for ‘Enrol and Pay’. 

    Step 3: If you already have an existing account, you can log in using those credentials. Otherwise, you can register by creating a new one.

    Step 4: Make the required payment and start learning. 

    Application Details

    The Prevention of Sexual Harassment At Workplace online course does not require the users to fill any additional application forms apart from the necessary information like contact details and name.

    The Syllabus

    • Objective
    • What is sexual harassment
    • Relevant Laws
    • Sexual Harassment and the Indian Constitution
    • Directive Principle of State Policy
    • Sexual Harassment and the Indian Penal Code

    Supreme Court Vishakha Guidelines 1997
    • Background of the Act

    Chapters of the Act
    • Preliminary
    • Constitution of Internal Complaints Committee by an Employer
    • Constitution of Local Complaints Committee by District Officer
    • Complaint
    • Inquiry into Complaint
    • Duties of Employer
    • Duties & Powers of District Officer
    • Miscellaneous

    • Extends to the whole of India
    • Every organization that has more than 10 employees

    Types of Sexual Harassment
    • Types of Sexual Harassment
    • Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)
    • Local Complaints Committee (ICC)
    • Tenure of the Committee Members
    • Complaint
    • The period in which the complaint needs to be set off
    • Complaint Settlement Through Conciliation
    • Inquiry Into Complaint
    • Inquiry Report
    • Respondent proved Guilty
    • If allegations Proved to be Wrong
    • Section 15 (determining of Sums to be paid)
    • Section 16 (Maintenance of Secrecy)
    • Duties of Employer
    • Duties of District Officer
    • Non-Compliance of the Act

    • Same Rights for Men and Women

    Sexual Harassment at Workplace
    • Definition
    • Vishakha Case
    • Complaints Committee

    • The framework of the Act

    Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act, 2013
    • Section 3: Five Circumstances
    • Section 2(f); Employee : Definition
    • Section 2(g); Employer : Definition
    • Section 2(o); Workplace : Definition
    • Complaints Committee
    • Internal Complaints Committee
    • Internal Complaints Committee(ICC) : Members
    • Local Complaints Committee(LCC) : Structure
    • Complaints: Procedure (S 9)
    • Conciliation: Aim (S 10)
    • Inquiry: Procedure (S 11)
    • Inquiry Committee Reports (S 11)
    • Inquiry Committee: Consider Factors (S 15)
    • False Complaints (S 14)
    • Appeal Process
    • Duties of Employer

    • Macroeconomic Scenario & Safety of Working women
    • Guidelines
    • Complaints Mechanism
    • Preventive Steps
    • Employer's Responsibilities
    • Violence against Women
    • Nirbhaya
    • Important laws regarding Sexual Violence against Women and Children
    • Indian Penal Code

    Indian Penal Code and Sexual Violence
    • 347 - Concern's wrongful confinement
    • 354 - Criminal assault of women to outrage women's modesty
    • 354 C - Voyeurism
    • 354 D - Stalking, Cyberstalking
    • 366 - Kidnap, abduction, and marriage of women by force
    • 366 A - Procurement of a minor girl
    • 366 B - Import of girl from a foreign country
    • 376 - Rape
    • 376 A - Intercourse by a man with his wife during judicial separation
    • 498 A - Husband or in-laws subjecting a woman to cruelty
    • 509- Word, gesture, or act intended to insult the modesty of a women

    • Challenges
    • Women Reclaim the right
    • Fight Against Violence
    • Child Marriage
    • Fight for Justice
    • Justice Verma Committee

    • Bhanwari Devi Case
    • Vishakha Guidelines
    • Delhi Gang Rape Case 2012
    • Advent of Law
    • Sexual Harassment: Sec 2(n) of the Act
    • Sexual Harassment: Sec 3(2) of the Act
    • Forms of Workplace Sexual Harassment
    • Examples of Workplace Sexual Harassment

    Evaluation process

    To receive the course certificate, candidates must appear for the MCQ exam at the end of the Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace Training All About Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace certification fee and secure a minimum of 60% marks.

    IIT Kanpur Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: Is a social service academic or NGO offering the course?

    No. India’s premium institute, IIT Kanpur, offers the course.

    2: Are there any academic prerequisites to enroll for the program?

    No, there are no minimum requirements. 

    3: Is a scholarship available for the All About Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) at Workplace online course?

    Yes, you can contact the implementation partner for more details.

    4: Is it a scheduled course?

    No, it is not as it is a complete self-paced course.

    5: Is the course taught in English?

    Yes, the course will be taught in English


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