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Valuing Diversity

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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.  

Workshop details:

Duration: Half-day

Sectors: Public and private

Career level: All career levels

Certification: CPD certified

Physical or virtual: Virtual

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Workshop 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. 

Detailed breakdown

One half-day session, answering 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 

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

Benefits 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

Socitm members:

Places included in your membership, subject to availability

Non-members:

Contact us for further details

Attendee 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

Any questions?

Any questions? Please get in touch with Dominika Szulim at dominika.szulim-wronek@socitm.net