Allen Interactions and Global Compliance Garner Silver Award for Harassment e-Learning Course

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The 2011 International Davey Awards are Announced

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So often harassment (or soft skills) training does not get the creative consideration needed to produce high quality learning experiences. Our partnership with Global Compliance demonstrates just how successful this approach can be.

Allen Interactions, an internationally-acclaimed custom learning design, development and strategic consulting firm, and Global Compliance, a leader in corporate compliance solutions and services, won a Silver International Davey Award for an e-learning course in the Interactive Multimedia – Training category.

The award-winning e-learning course, Preventing Workplace Harassment and Discrimination is an innovative, immersive multimedia learning experience, written and approved by in-house expert advisers with proven legal experience in the field of harassment. This course utilizes the inductive approach to training, where learners are given scenarios and examples to facilitate learning new concepts, principles, and best practices. This method enables the learner to add to their prior knowledge by experiencing new situations to analyze and new problems to solve. This practice enables the learners to self assess the application of content learned.

A variety of interactive exercises in this harassment and discrimination e-learning course allows learners to:

  • explore situations which tend to result in common mistakes
  • view eye-opening perspectives on harassment in the workplace and learn what the law and policies actually say and mean
  • distinguish appropriate, casual behavior from inappropriate behavior
  • make challenging decisions and explore the specific consequences of one’s actions

The course also ensures that supervisors understand their responsibilities to respond to employee questions and concerns as well as when it is appropriate to involve Human Resources and other authorities.

“So often harassment (or soft skills) training does not get the creative consideration needed to produce high quality learning experiences. Our partnership with Global Compliance demonstrates just how successful this approach can be,” stated Dr. Richard Sites, Tampa Studio Executive for Allen Interactions.

“Our customers are leaders in their respective fields and demand market-leading online training solutions for their employees,” said Jim Burke, CEO, Global Compliance. “We partnered with Allen Interactions to help our customers create safe and harassment free working environments with an engaged and educated workforce.”

About The Davey Awards
The Davey Awards exclusively honors the “Davids” of creativity: the finest small firms, agencies and companies in the world. David defeated the giant Goliath with a big idea and a little rock - the sort of thing small firms do each year. The annual International Davey Awards honors the achievements of the "Creative Davids" who derive their strength from big ideas rather than big budgets. The Davey Awards is the leading awards competition specifically for smaller firms, where firms compete with their peers to win the recognition they deserve. Please visit for more information.

The Davey Awards is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit for a full member list and more information.

About Allen Interactions
Allen Interactions is an internationally-acclaimed company focused on improving performance through powerful learning experiences. Since 1993, we have designed and developed custom e-learning and blended learning solutions addressing many different content areas for varying audiences (employees, channel partners, and customers) for many leading organizations. With multiple locations in the U.S., we have deep experience and expertise in instructional design, technology, creativity, process, and project management that allows us to create learning solutions that consistently result in positive business impact.
In addition to our service offerings, in 2011, Allen Interactions launched a revolutionary authoring and publishing platform, ZebraZapps, which allows developers and non-programmers to create rich interactive media applications easily and quickly, as well as share, publish, and sell objects or entire applications. To learn more visit:
About Global Compliance Services, Inc.

Global Compliance is the leading global provider of integrated corporate governance, risk management, and compliance solutions, including the industry’s first and largest whistleblower hotline and case management software solution and ethics training. Global Compliance currently provides hotline services to greater than 4,000 clients and their respective 25 million employees in more than 200 countries and territories. The company’s global whistleblower hotline database of over 3 million records is also the largest proprietary source of ethics and compliance benchmarking information. To learn more visit:


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