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Uncovering and Mitigating Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Unconscious bias in the workplace is notoriously tricky to tackle. Join this course to learn tried-and-tested steps to unravel and minimise unconscious bias in your organisation



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Starting on 29 December 2020
Online
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About the course: 

Unconscious bias is prejudice that operates at an implicit, subtle and unobvious level. It is a type of bias that you or the people around you are unaware of and may even deny, but is actually there hiding beneath the surface, waiting to affect decisions that you or others make.  

At the workplace, unconscious bias comes in many different forms such as gender, racial, affinity and conformity bias. Factors that objectively ought to be irrelevant to the decision-making process are unintentionally influential because as human beings, we have a natural tendency to stereotype and even discriminate.  

Regardless of the type of unconscious bias, the end result is inevitably the same: where unconscious bias exists, some parts of the workforce will  be unfairly excluded from opportunities for which they ought to have exposure to.  

However, unconscious bias is notoriously tricky to tackle. How can you confront something that people may not be aware of, and may even vehemently deny? 

During this course you will learn:  

  • What is unconscious bias and its effects on the workplace. 
  • What are the defining characteristics of unconscious bias? 
  • What are the different types of commonly observed unconscious bias? 
  • The steps to take to uncover and tackle unconscious bias. 
  • What other organisations are doing to mitigate unconscious bias in the workplace and the effectiveness of their measures. 

Sign up for this online course if you want to:

  • Understand more about unconscious bias and how it affects the workplace. 
  • Take steps to uncover and/or mitigate unconscious bias at work. 
  • Explore case studies of how other organisations have been working to minimise unconscious bias. 

Course content

  • Over 2.5 hours of video recordings 
  • Prepared simulation and exercises
  • Case studies and best practices that prepare you for situations you may face
  • Materials for reference and self study
  • Certificate upon completion of a post-course evaluation


Course Syllabus

Module  1

Understanding the impact of unconscious bias in the workplace

You will learn:

  • What is unconscious bias? 
  • What are the characteristics of unconscious bias? 
  • What types of unconscious bias are there? 
  • What is the impact of allowing unconscious bias to linger in the workplace? 

Teaching Materials For Module 1:

  • Checklist of characteristics of unconscious bias 
  • Checklist of common types of unconscious bias 
Module  2

Uncovering and tackling unconscious bias effectively

You will learn:

  • Steps to take in order to uncover and minimise the types of unconscious bias that are affecting your workplace. 
  • To convince stakeholders that unconscious bias is a real threat to the organisation and learn how to build a business case for the mitigation of unconscious bias in the workplace. 
  • To identify unconscious bias management strategies that work better through reviewing and comparing available case studies. 

Teaching Materials For Module 2:

  • Tried and tested framework to tackle unconscious bias
  • Case studies of organisations that have implemented measures against unconscious bias in the workplace and why they worked/did not work

How does this online course work?

Real life best practices
We show real case studies, techniques and methods used by experienced specialists
Optimisation of learning
The course is based on the principle: Know-See-Do, according to which the completion of each individual modules enables the quick implementation of specific activities in practice
Practical Application
Apply what you learn to real-life situations straight away with guidance from our detailed teaching materials and video recordings
Learn on-the-go
Materials are available 24/7 on our dedicated platform. Access your course any time, anywhere
Certificate of completion
The certificate issued confirms the knowledge acquired by the participant and is available in a digital format for print or download
Top expert
  • World-class knowledge
  • Quality study materials
  • Practical exercises
  • Frequently Asked Questions

     

    Does participation in the course give you any vocational rights?

    No, we do not grant vocational rights. The course is of a training nature. It aims to broaden and deepen the knowledge of participants from given thematic areas, using the knowledge of the best experts.

    Are there any dates for in-person meetings?

    No, there are no in-person meetings at an indicated place for this course. The whole course is based on online learning through an interactive educational platform. By joining the course, you gain access to all materials, video lectures, and online presentations

    Will I receive a certificate after completing the course?

    Yes, at the end of the course, each participant will receive a certificate confirming the participation and completion of the course.