Everyone within an organisation has a responsibility to support equality, diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Diversity is a key strategy to increase employee satisfaction, understand the needs of customers and find staff to fill skills gaps.’
Regardless of the size of your organisation, or whether you work in the public or private sectors, issues around equality, diversity and inclusion are applicable to all, and even if your discrimination is unintentional, you will still be breaking the law. Therefore, it is in everyone’s interests to be fully familiar with all the requirements around equality, diversity and inclusion.
- Understand the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace
- Recognise the influences that cause cognitive bias and how to reduce it
- Explain workplace responsibilities with regards to current legislation
- Understand discrimination and the protected characteristic types
- Be more aware of the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace to promote tolerance and understanding
Benefits of this training to your business:
- Improved employer image
- Diverse approaches to problem solving to achieve a common goal
- Wider contribution of creative ideas and decision making
- Larger variety of influences to innovation
- What is equality and diversity?
- What is inclusion?
- Employment Law – Equality Act 2010 – 9 protected characteristics
- Barriers to inclusion
- Understanding indirect and direct discrimination, bullying, harassment and victimisation
- Understanding how to avoid behaviours that constitute unfair treatment
- Understand the consequences of non-compliance
- Identifying behaviours, language and attitudes that promote equal and inclusive working relationships
- Behaviour preferences – learning styles, slow and fast learners, extroversion and introversions, task orientated and people driven types
- Understanding unconscious bias
- Questions, summary & evaluation