Diversity & Inclusion for Managers & Leaders



PARTICIPANT PROFILE:

Managers and Leaders

COURSE OVERVIEW:

It is not always obvious when someone is different, disabilities can take many hidden forms. LGBTQIA people are not always ‘out’ and someone can be shaped by their ethnicity. The HR Suite have designed this course to educate employees on how to create inclusive workplaces, where simple changes to behaviour and attitude can ensure all employees feel included.
This course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of what is meant by diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Recognise what is acceptable and unacceptable behaviour. It is intended to increase the learner’s knowledge on how to be more inclusive regardless of an employee’s beliefs, opinions or backgrounds.

THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE:

Flexible training delivery; face to face or virtual on a platform of your choice. Interactive learning experience; encouraging collaboration to drive new innovative ideas. The Facilitator we will reference typical case studies throughout the training, to enable learners to gain a ‘real life’ insight into how to deal with different scenarios in the workplace.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of this course learners will:
Implement measurable diversity and inclusion metrics to drive change and improvement.
Have a greater understanding of the meaning of diversity and inclusion
Gain knowledge of legislation surrounding equality within the workplace
Consider the importance of dignity and respect in the workplace and advance strategies to implement the policy
Promote equality and manage diversity effectively by truly recognising differences with positivity
Gain an overall greater understanding of how unconscious bias can influence thinking
Discuss how business can foster neurodiversity from Recruitment through to on boarding
Recognise importance of Accessibility in the workplace
Implement measurable diversity and inclusion metrics to drive change and improvement.

COURSE CONTENT:


Diversity & Inclusion
What does Diversity & Inclusion mean
Diversity efforts worldwide

Employment Equality in Ireland
Employment Equality in Ireland
Types of Discrimination
What is dignity & respect at work?
How can you incorporate dignity and respect better into your workplace?

Unconscious Bias
Case Law
What is unconscious bias?
Attitudes
Stereotypes
Prejudice
Unconscious Bias summary
What its important
How can be reduce it?

Workplace Culture & Teamwork
Utilisation of Company Policies & your options
Negative Workplace Culture
The power of one – what can I do now to make a difference
Dos and Don’ts

Management Responsibilities
Legislation framework
Creating inclusive work environments
Supporting Diversity, Neurodiversity and Gender identity
Fostering Neurodiversity in Recruitment
Driving Dignity and Respect Policies
Measuring diversity and Inclusion
Tackling microaggressions
Reduce unconscious Bias
The power of one – lead by example

MODULE LENGTH:

Three hours. Zoom, MS Teams, Face to Face classroom style learning. Maximum 12 per training session.