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Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Awareness

Companies with great diversity and inclusion outperform their peers by a significant margin. That's why it's so important for organizations to place a focus on it. We help you understand more about the importance of diversity and inclusion and how to take practical steps to develop greater awareness. Learn more about what diversity and inclusion are, why it is important to get it right in these areas, the impact of unconscious bias, and the day-to-day actions you can take to improve these areas for your team and organisation.
  • Defining diversity - the importance of difference in the workplace
  • Overcoming the barriers to building multi-cultural relationships
  • Understanding different types of unconscious bias and where they come from
  • Training options for individual learners, groups/teams & organisation-wide

Course Code: OV-DAI

half-day live session delivered virtually or in-person | 6-8 hrs on-demand learning | 30-minute coaching session (optional extra for teams)

This programme is available for individuals, groups and teams

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Half-day live session delivered virtually or in-person

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Supporting on-demand digital learning playlists | 30-minute follow up coaching session (optional extra for teams)

This course explores the key terms and definitions in the area of diversity, inclusion and cultural awareness - what they mean to us as individuals and to the organisations that we work in. By understanding the business case for diversity and inclusion, as well as the moral and social benefits, you will recognise the practical benefits of transforming your own behaviour and influencing cultural change within your organisation.

You will take a close look at the business practices in your organisation and consider how to ensure that no one is unintentionally excluded from any area of working life.

This course is designed for anyone wishing to gain a deeper understanding of diversity and inclusion, and to improve their own cultural awareness in order to promote a more diverse and inclusive working environment.

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

  • Explain the business benefits of diversity and inclusion
  • Apply tools and techniques to support the implementation of inclusive practices in the workplace
  • Recognise and challenge non-inclusive behaviour you observe in the workplace
  • List three types of unconscious bias and explain where they come from 
  • Identify micro-inequities and micro-affirmations 
  • Describe a range of strategies to overcome the negative impact of unconscious bias
  • Develop stronger relationships with individuals from cultures different to your own

 

  • Defining diversity - the importance of difference in the workplace
  • The link between cultural diversity, an inclusive environment and organisational success
  • Recognising how different cultures are manifest within an organisation
  • Developing a higher level of cultural competence
  • Discovering how to promote and embed inclusivity into all working practices and the overall work environment
  • Understanding different types of unconscious bias and where they come from
  • How to mitigate the negative effects of unconscious bias to improve your judgement and decision-making
  • Identifying and calling out behaviour in the workplace that cultivates a non-inclusive environment
  • Overcoming the barriers to building multi-cultural relationships

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Course overview

This course explores the key terms and definitions in the area of diversity, inclusion and cultural awareness - what they mean to us as individuals and to the organisations that we work in. By understanding the business case for diversity and inclusion, as well as the moral and social benefits, you will recognise the practical benefits of transforming your own behaviour and influencing cultural change within your organisation.

You will take a close look at the business practices in your organisation and consider how to ensure that no one is unintentionally excluded from any area of working life.

Is it right for me?

This course is designed for anyone wishing to gain a deeper understanding of diversity and inclusion, and to improve their own cultural awareness in order to promote a more diverse and inclusive working environment.

What will I learn?

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

  • Explain the business benefits of diversity and inclusion
  • Apply tools and techniques to support the implementation of inclusive practices in the workplace
  • Recognise and challenge non-inclusive behaviour you observe in the workplace
  • List three types of unconscious bias and explain where they come from 
  • Identify micro-inequities and micro-affirmations 
  • Describe a range of strategies to overcome the negative impact of unconscious bias
  • Develop stronger relationships with individuals from cultures different to your own

 

What will it cover?
  • Defining diversity - the importance of difference in the workplace
  • The link between cultural diversity, an inclusive environment and organisational success
  • Recognising how different cultures are manifest within an organisation
  • Developing a higher level of cultural competence
  • Discovering how to promote and embed inclusivity into all working practices and the overall work environment
  • Understanding different types of unconscious bias and where they come from
  • How to mitigate the negative effects of unconscious bias to improve your judgement and decision-making
  • Identifying and calling out behaviour in the workplace that cultivates a non-inclusive environment
  • Overcoming the barriers to building multi-cultural relationships
Further courses to consider

You may also like:
Building Networks

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