Unconscious Bias, Diversity and Inclusion Lab

Our Unconscious Bias, Diversity & Inclusion Labs use a reflective approach to identify where and how you can make sustainable changes to establish an inclusive organisational culture. Our training highlights the parallels between the creative process and embedding inclusion in your organisation. A culture that values difference encourages staff to express diverse ideas. Diverse ideas lead to greater creativity and innovation.

Our Unconscious Bias, Diversity and Inclusion Labs provide a structured, reflective space for you and your team to:

  • Increase your awareness and understanding of Unconscious Bias and how it can affect daily working lives and impact on organisational culture and performance
  • Reflect on how Diversity and Inclusion are currently approached in your business/organisation
  • Develop your own organisational Vision of Inclusion
  • Identify and adapt your systems, processes and ways of working to ensure Diversity and Inclusion are embedded within your organisation long term.

Training content includes:

Session 1

  • Drivers of Inclusion
  • The Equality Act
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Key Concepts of Inclusion

Session 2

  • Organisational Culture and Inclusion
  • Stages of Transformational Change
  • Auditing Your Organisational Culture
  • Visions of Inclusion

Session 3

  • Agreeing a Shared Vision of Inclusion
  • Strategies to Make Change Happen
  • Action Planning

Why Unconscious Bias, Diversity and Inclusion Labs?

With Diversity and Inclusion comes:

  • the ability to better reflect and respond to staff, client and customer needs
  • a greater sense of every team member being valued which leads to more engaged employees and, generally, a happier and more productive work environment
  • improvements to the perception of the business as being fair, having integrity and promoting positive values.
  • a greater understanding and appreciation for existing and potential key stake-holders.

How long does it take?

Delivered in a structured online mix of direct presentation inc. PowerPoint and video, discussion and small group activities, the Unconscious Bias, Diversity and Inclusion Lab runs over three 2-hour sessions. It is delivered via Zoom with a 1-2-month gap in between each session in which participants are required to complete developmental tasks and activities both individually and as a whole group.

Who is it for?

This course is for staff, management teams and leaders in any industry who want to develop their understanding of unconscious bias and work together to fully embed Diversity and Inclusion throughout their organisation.

“A gentle, informative, accessible introduction to a new topic. A good balance of information, group discussion and opportunities to raise specific concerns.”

For further information and to enquire about booking please use the form below, or contact Sharon le Goff: SharonL@weareive.org

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“I’m taking away a real sense of my ability to create change, and feeling empowered to do that. I feel I’ve got everything – a massive toolkit to be able to go in and make some changes, and in a really positive way, as well – this isn’t a compliance issue, this all makes absolute sense: makes me ask why haven’t we been doing this all along? I don’t feel daunted about going back and tackling this. I’m looking forward to educating people who see this as just a box ticking exercise. I expected to go away feeling daunted: now it feels like I’m going to be sharing a passion.”

Report on the impact of Unconscious Bias training.

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