Pride and Prejudice - Creating a market-leading inclusive culture
This one day course provides a key mechanism for reducing discrimination and building an inclusive culture by raising awareness of unconscious bias and how it affects the workplace.
- Course content
The course explores:
• What is Unconscious Bias? Theories and origins
• What is the impact and potential consequences? Brief history of bias, discrimination and the origins of economic, political and social influences
• Delegates’ experience of bias
• Bias in literature, media and culture
• What are contemporary businesses doing to counteract unconscious bias?
• The long view – unconscious bias in politics and the economy.
• Where do we stand and are we creating risk? Summary of the legal context of getting it wrong.
• Closing session in which delegates are asked to contribute what they can do or will do to encourage a positive, market-leading culture
Delegates will be provided with pre-work which will form the basis of workshops and facilitated discussion to identify their own experience of good and bad practice in the workplace and translate their learning into plans take positive action for inclusivity going forward.
There’s no assessment for this course.
- More details
The course is designed for managers at all levels, those managing people or customer relationships.
On completion of this course, learners will:
• Understand the psychology of bias
• Be more aware of the moral and social aspects of encouraging an inclusive culture
• Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace
• Know the benefits of ensuring the right conditions are in place to allow individuals to achieve their full potential
• Understand the potential consequences of not adhering to equality legislation