SmartCulture® Training Courses


Our SmartCulture® Respect@Work training programs for Leaders & Employees, cover the important areas of Workplace Bullying & Harassment Prevention, Sexual Harassment Prevention, Workplace Bystander and Psychological safety.

Through our programs we are shifting mindsets, increasing awareness and enhancing workplace safety and culture.  These courses are engaging, filled with practical tools, case studies/stories and guidance to transform Australian workplace cultures.

Importantly, all our programs cover all of the foundation information and then another program specifically for Australian leaders. These programs are up-to-date, relevant and built on the SmartCulture® model – focusing on the importance of the 5 key areas:

  1. Safety
  2. Measurability
  3. Awareness
  4. Respect
  5. Teams

The right knowledge creates the right solutions. Our premium courses are available face-to-face, virtually live (on Zoom or Teams).

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Karen Maher, Bach Laws (Hons), is Australia's leading specialist in the prevention of workplace bullying & harassment and founder of the SmartCulture® model. Highly sought after for her expertise and engaging, approachable manner; She presents, coaches and consults to panels, boards, teams and conferences across the country.

Informative, Engaging And Enlightening

The Anti-bullying and Harassment training provided by Karen is very informative, engaging and enlightening. Karen provided in-depth knowledge and case studies. Our staff liked her approach of questions and focused discussions and exchanges amongst staff. I would highly recommend Karen to anyone that is interested in improving their organisational culture via training that is delivered in an excellent manner.

McCall Gardens

Knows how to connect with the audience

Karen is an engaging speaker who knows how to connect with her audiences either in person or virtually. Our members gained important insights around psychological health and workplace bullying and harassment which gave them the knowledge to help improve their workplaces. I would highly recommend Karen for any speaking engagement.

NSCA Foundation

Entertaining, Informational & Thought-Provoking

Karen presented a Bullying workshop for all staff at the Shoalhaven Region Anglican Schools which was entertaining, informational and thought-provoking. Included were examples relevant to our workplace and Karen’s attention to detail was meticulous, making sure that the presentation was tailored to our needs. I would thoroughly recommend this presentation for those wishing to deal with the issue of bullying in the workplace.

Shoalhaven Region Anglican Schools

An Engaging Communicator

Karen Maher is an engaging communicator who is extremely passionate and well-informed; evident in the way she discusses topics and the breadth of the knowledge she imparts. We have had excellent feedback from many staff who attended the training, including our own CEO, about how the training was run. This training will allow us to cultivate a more informed, respectful workforce.

Ainslie Group