This course puts ‘diversity’ into its proper context within the workplace so that managers can proactively manage the diversity and inclusion of their people to promote strong, healthy and high performing teams.

This one-day workshop will provide managers with new insights, ideas and techniques based on the latest best practice and research. Managers will learn how to integrate people diversity and inclusion confidently into their business.

This course is for you if you have experience in leading and managing others. Leadership includes managing diversity and inclusion so that each team member performs effectively both as an individual and as part of a successful team. If you are a manager or team leader who needs to further understand the bigger picture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and how to effectively integrate it into your role and responsibilities, this course is for you.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe what is meant by managing diversity and inclusion.
  • Understand the law as it applies to the organization and your role.
  • Apply the essentials in effectively building and developing your team.
  • Utilize simple approaches which make a significant impact on positive performance.
  • Develop inclusive plans and policies.
  • Design your own action plan for immediate implementation in the workplace.

Top Level Overview

  • Managing diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Understanding the business case and applying the benefits to your role

Building Your Team

  • Aligning your team to the organization strategy
  • Conducting an analysis for your team
  • Confidently applying the basics of recruitment and selection, including any positive action that you can take

Performance Management

  • Applying the basics in the context of managing diversity
  • How to deal confidently with the diversity challenges faced by modern managers
  • Effective inclusion techniques to enhance performance
  • Effective strategies for communication

Policy Development

  • How to assess the impact of a new policy or action
  • How to identify and consult your key stakeholders