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Intro to unconscious bias training


‘Businesses with a healthy balance of men and women are 15% more likely to outperform their competitors, while those with employees from a good mix of ethnic backgrounds are 35% more likely, claims research by McKinsey & Co.’

Equality and inclusion is big news for businesses and organisations serious about quality, good performance and success.

Over the last decade brap, an industry leader in equality and human rights practice, has helped hundreds of organisations and 1000s of people explore and develop their understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion. Increasing people’s awareness and understanding of unconscious bias is one of the tools that we use to do this. Understanding more about unconscious bias and how it occurs can help organisations develop strategies to reduce its effects – which creates a more inclusive 21st century workforce.

Our evaluation demonstrates the impact and difference that our training has made to participants ability to identify and address bias within their professional and personal environments.

Four weeks after attending a brap unconscious bias course...

  • 95% of participants say it was 'useful' or 'very useful'

  • 78% of participants say they are better at spotting when people were being treated unfairly

  • 70% of participants say are more confident discussing equalities issues with staff

  • 48% of participants have put learning from the course into practical action

THIS SESSION This session is a 3 hr introductory session that helps participants working in organisations and structures understand:

  • What is unconscious bias?

  • How unconscious bias affects our views, perceptions and decision making?

  • How unconscious bias influences our individual, team and group relationships and perceptions

  • How unconscious bias impacts on how we select, manage, develop, promote and discipline those we work with

  • Strategies to reduce and manage bias in the workplace

WHO'S THIS FOR? This session is open to anyone who is interested in how unconscious bias might be affecting the way they and their organisation approaches:

  • employee and team relationships

  • performance management

  • recruitment

  • development opportunities

  • promotion

  • disciplinary procedures

This session is suitable for staff or volunteers at all levels of an organisation and is particularly useful for managers and people working in team/departmental structures.

We'll be running the same course as morning and afternoon sessions. You only need to attend one session. Places are limited to 15 people per session. Parking is available nearby.

To book on, click here.

This session can also be delivered in-house to organisations and teams. If you would like to have a chat with us about this drop us a line.

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48-52 Floodgate Street

Birmingham

B5 5SL

 

0121 272 8450

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