The Appropriate Workplace Behaviour course describes the types of behaviours that are not conducive to a respectful and inclusive workplace, and details the impacts of these behaviours. The interactive, online course explains how certain behaviours may manifest in the university context and explains what to do and steps to take if you witness inappropriate workplace behaviours. 

Mandatory for all UQ Staff 

Access the training via Workday and follow the instructions to complete the assessment.

This course should take 1 hour to complete. Please ensure you select "click here to exit course" to ensure the completion is registered in the system. 

You are required to complete this course every 2 years to keep up-to-date with legislative and policy changes.

Contact Workplace Diversity and Inclusion if you have problems accessing the program or registering your completion of a module.

After completing this module, you will be able to: 

  • Understand what bullying, discrimination, and harassment are 
  • Identify and respond appropriately to incidences of bullying, discrimination, harassment 
  • Understand the concepts of confidentiality, power dynamics, academic freedom, freedom of speech and duty of care 
  • Learn/review the complaint procedures at UQ 
  • Understand how to get support at UQ if you have experienced or witnessed inappropriate behaviour 

Key Themes

  • Bullying, harassment, and discrimination 
  • Academic freedom 
  • Freedom of speech 
  • Vilification 
  • Victimisation 
  • Reasonable management action 
  • Vicarious liability 
  • Personal Liability 
  • Power imbalance and power dynamics 
  • Duty of care 
  • Diversity and inclusion 
  • Equity and equality 

Start the Appropriate Workplace Behaviour Inclusion training module (staff login required)