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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Workshop
Virtual (Teams)CPD Certified
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Date & time

  1. 19 March 2024 09:30 - 12:30

Location

  1. Teams

CPD certified: You can now claim CPD points for attending this event. The link will be available once the event is finished.

Overview

We all want our organisations to get the best results possible.

Great results are achieved when people are focused, motivated and engaged. These have been turbulent times for many, and research shows that the ability to innovate is a crucial factor for any organisation that wants to not only survive but thrive in the future. Innovation naturally occurs in organisations where there is a culture of inclusion, belonging and valuing diversity. Different viewpoints, different insights and experiences channelled in the right way can make a big difference.

Duration: One half day
Sectors: Public and private
Career level: All career levels
Points worth: 1 point*

*Our training workshops and programmes are all worth a certain amount of points. Your membership package comes with an allocation of points to use throughout the year to suit the needs of your organisation.

Structure

The aim of this workshop is to provide attendees with practical insight to the real value diversity brings to a team or organisation. We will look at the many ways diversity can show up within a team and how to harness that diversity to become more effective in achieving success. It will also include examining the difference between equality and inclusion, recognising certain types of unconscious bias and how to avoid them. 

Benefits

For the individual

  • Learn how to recognise diversity in others
  • Appreciate your own strengths
  • Avoid unnecessary conflict
  • Better understand and appreciate differences
  • A useful reminder of some key legislation

For the organisation

  • A better-informed workforce
  • A greater ability to leverage strength and weaknesses
  • Improved collaboration
  • More innovation
  • Higher morale and sense of well being

Agenda

  1. 09:30 Half-day session

    We will answer the following questions:

    • What is diversity?
    • What is equality?
    • What is equity?
    • What is inclusion?
    • The diversity iceberg
    • Diverse intelligence & team roles
    • The legal points to consider
    • Neurodiversity benefits and challenges
    • Recruiting and interviewing
    • Unconscious bias
    • We’ve come far…work to be done

Trainers

Requirements

The workshop is open to all roles and services; it is not limited to personnel working within ICT or digital services.

As always, we would encourage participants to

  • proactively participate in the workshop through sharing their ideas and experiences
  • undertake group exercises
  • be open to learn about the tools and techniques that are used
  • follow-up on any actions and apply them to their own workplace

Additional questions?

Don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your options and any other questions you might have.