The 21st Century workplace: managing social media use (ICAS)


The social networking revolution. Indications are that the fastest growing membership to social networking sites is amongst the workforce population. With the ease of accessibility to the internet in the workplace, this growth has had a considerable impact on behaviour of employees. The opportunities to now be online and socialising, rather than online and working, are at their highest, and the phenomenon does not look set to slow. This course considers not only the negative, but also the positive impacts of social networking technology for employers, the rights of employees, and how these 21st century workplace issues can be managed.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the terminology associated with social networking
  • Consider the legal background applicable to the use of such technology in the workplace
  • Understand the risks in the workplace from use and misuse of social networking
  • Gain practical hints for dealing with problems caused by the use of social networking by employees

Authored by: Karen Teago
Karen has worked as an employment law consultant and professional training provider since 2010. Before that, Karen spent 10 years in private legal practice, specialising in commercial and practical employment law advice to a range of businesses and also to HR professionals.

A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon successful completion of the online course.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Price: £35.00 (excludes VAT)