MSNIM-NIPM: One Day Management Development Program on POSH

June 18, 2024


On 18th June 2024, Manel Srinivas Nayak Institute of Management (MSNIM), in association with the Mangalore chapter of the National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), organized a one-day Management Development Program (MDP) on Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH). The program aimed to educate and empower employees from various organizations on understanding and implementing POSH guidelines effectively.

Event Details

  • Date: 18th June 2024
  • Venue: Swarna Academy Hall, MSNIM, Bondel, Mangalore
  • Organizers: MSNIM and NIPM, Mangalore chapter

Attendees: Employees from various organizations

Key Highlights

  1. Overview of POSH Guidelines: The MDP commenced with an overview of the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act, its scope, and the legal framework surrounding workplace harassment. Participants gained insights into the definition of sexual harassment, types of harassment, and obligations of employers under the law.
  2. Role of Internal Committees: Sessions focused on the establishment and functioning of Internal Complaints Committees (ICCs) mandated by POSH. Participants learned about the composition of ICCs, their responsibilities in handling complaints, conducting inquiries, and ensuring a fair and confidential process.
  3. Preventive Measures and Awareness: The program emphasized proactive measures to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, including awareness campaigns, sensitization workshops, and creating a conducive work environment that promotes respect and dignity for all employees.
  4. Case Studies and Best Practices: Case studies and interactive discussions were conducted to illustrate real-life scenarios and best practices in handling sexual harassment complaints. Participants engaged in role-playing exercises to understand different perspectives and approaches to resolving issues.
  5. Legal and Ethical Considerations: Legal experts provided insights into recent legal developments related to sexual harassment laws and regulations. Ethical considerations in handling complaints, maintaining confidentiality, and ensuring impartiality in investigations were highlighted.

Impact and Feedback

The Management Development Program on POSH received positive feedback from attendees. Participants appreciated the comprehensive coverage of POSH guidelines, practical insights shared by industry experts, and interactive learning methodologies. The program equipped them with knowledge and skills necessary to create a safe and respectful workplace environment, fostering a culture of zero tolerance towards sexual harassment.


The MDP on Prevention of Sexual Harassment organized by MSNIM in collaboration with NIPM, Mangalore chapter, served as a significant initiative towards promoting workplace ethics and compliance with legal standards. MSNIM remains committed to conducting such programs to enhance organizational effectiveness, promote employee welfare, and uphold ethical standards in the corporate sector.