Diversity and Inclusion Training

How to create a more inclusive and innovative workplace

Description
Every company has unwritten rules, and every employee has unintentional biases. Bringing these to light is a powerful step in creating a more inclusive and innovative workplace. This engaging half-day Diversity and Inclusion Training course focuses on the fundamentals and value of an inclusive and diverse culture in alignment with your organization’s Diversity and Inclusion goals.  It also builds a business case for diversity along the way.

Because the program is customized to incorporate employee issues, concerns and hopes, it quickly breaks down skepticism and creates a vision of a diverse and inclusive workplace that taps into the talents of each employee.

Approach

  1. Perform individual assessments and interview key stakeholders
  2. Design the workshop based upon your organization’s Diversity and Inclusion goals
  3. Hold immediate one-to-one coaching if an individual raises issues that will not be addressed in the workshop
  4. Deliver the innovative and interactive Diversity and Inclusion training program using examples and case studies from your company and other leading global organizations
  5. Conduct individual follow-up, coaching and relevant videos for ongoing learning

Objectives

In this proven classroom or virtual workshop, participants learn how to:

  • Understand the definition of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Boost innovation by being more inclusive
  • Recognize bias and take action to mitigate its impact
  • Acquire tools and skills to work effectively across a broad range of cultural differences
  • Be able to use these tools to affirm your Diversity and Inclusion goals on a daily basis
  • Appreciate and support the business case for diversity and inclusion
  • Promote inclusion with employee micro-messages
  • Understand the latest brain science and how we can use it to create allies across differences
  • Use the key concepts and tools to create a culture of inclusion

Target Audience:
Customized for managers, individual contributors, intact teams.

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about Diversity and Inclusion training customization and delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

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