Violence in the Workplace for Managers

The issue of workplace violence is a serious one for all employers. For this reason, the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR), Human Resources, and the Emory Police Department have partnered to launch an online training program for all Emory University managers/supervisors.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the warning signs of workplace violence.
  • Learn what resources are available at Emory.
  • Learn what actions you can take as a leader if you find yourself confronting a potential threatening situation.


  • Functional Knowledge and Skills
  • Taking Initiative
  • Communication

Course Content

This course examines the ten warning signs of workplace violence, introduces you to five resources at Emory University to assist you in addressing concerning behavior, and examines what actions you should take if you see warning signs.

Who should take this course?

This course is mandatory for all managers and supervisors at Emory University.

Course Information

Target audience: Emory University managers and supervisors

Course format: Online (video)

Course length: Approx. 20-25 minutes

This course is offered online in the Emory Learning Management System (ELMS). After logging in, click on Find Learning and search for Violence in the Workplace or by course number: 200776.

Note: You must use Chrome or Firefox browsers. The course video will not work with Internet Explorer.

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