Diversity and Inclusion: Overcoming Unconscious Bias

Overcome unconscious bias at all levels to create a work context where everyone is valued, respected and included.
Your Instructors:
Mohammad Naciri
Mohammad Naciri
Sondra Thiederman
Sondra Thiederman
Varshaa Ram Kutik
Varshaa Ram Kutik
Tina Vinod
Tina Vinod
Isabel Naidoo
Isabel Naidoo
Dr. Zara Nanu
Dr. Zara Nanu

Program Date

Nov 15-Dec 17

Duration

5 weeks

Languages

English

Program Type

Cohort Based

Your Investment

US$ 191 US$225

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Who is this course for ::

This program is for leaders invested in creating lasting mindset shifts and creating the foundations of a psychologically safe organisation through the implementation of impactful D&I initiatives.

What will you learn ::

  • How to build a psychologically safe workplace.
  • Why do D&I programs fail? Learn how to properly implement changes that create lasting impact.
  • Navigate D&I in the post-COVID work space by tackling new issues concerning unconscious bias.

Earn an industry
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You will receive your certificate via email as a downloadable PDF within days of completing the course. All our learning programs are approved by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). Certificates are configured for uploading and sharing on LinkedIn.

What the program covers :

Mandatory Participation
Week 1 (15 Nov - 21 Nov)
  1. 1. Reflect: Diversity & Inclusion: Why now? Why me?
    1. Welcome to Week 1
    2. 1.1 What’s in a name?
    3. 1.2 Biases and their effect on our lives
    4. 1.3 L’(Extra)ordinaire by Zehn Kashyap
    5. 1.4 We need more diversity to succeed!
    6. 1.5 Trends driving the urgency for D&I - Why now?
      *
    7. 1.6 Time to take charge - Why me?
      *
    8. 1.7 Building a Psychologically Safe Workplace
      *
    9. 1.8 Learning Objectives
    10. 1.9 Using the learning journal & Week by Week Schedule
    11. 1.10 Program Speakers
    12. 1.11 Important dates
    13. 1.12 Introduce yourself & set your goals
      *
    14. 1.13 Share Materials
  2. 2. LIVE Onboarding Session
    1. 2.1 Join us for the Live Onboarding Session
Week 2 (22 Nov - 28 Nov)
  1. 3. Assimilate: Emerging Leadership & Management Practices
    1. Welcome to Week 2
    2. 3.1 Why do D&I Programs fail?
      *
    3. 3.2 Effects of COVID on D&I journey?
    4. 3.3 The D&I Onion: A business transformation journey
      *
    5. 3.4 Start with the MINDSET: Key Mindsets
  2. 4. Assimilate: 1st Mindset: Embracing Complexity Needs Diversity
    1. 4.1 Complex challenges need diverse viewpoints
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    2. 4.2 The immense value of diversity in problem-solving & innovation
    3. 4.3 Look at Who is Around the Table
  3. 5. Week 2: Live Masterclass Session
    1. 5.1 Join us for the Masterclass Session
Week 3 (29 Nov - 5 Dec)
  1. 6. Assimilate: Second Mindset - Inclusive leadership is a journey
    1. Welcome to Week 3
    2. 6.1 Mindset Recap
    3. 6.2 The Power of Language
      *
    4. 6.3 How biased am I?
    5. 6.4 Why do unconscious biases happen to good leaders?
      *
    6. 6.5 Differences affect our judgement
    7. 6.6 Inclusive Leadership: Watch, Analyse, Act
    8. 6.7 Three Keys to Defeating Unconscious Bias
  2. 7. Week 3: LIVE Power Hour Session
    1. 7.1 Join us for the Live Power Hour Session
Week 4 (6 Dec - 12 Dec)
  1. 8. Assimilate: 3rd Mindset psychological safety is a prerequisite for D&I
    1. Welcome to Week 4
    2. 8.1 Mindset Recap
    3. 8.2 Measuring Psychological Safety
    4. 8.3 How do we achieve the most impact? Define your team values
      *
    5. 8.4 Watch out for Privileges
    6. 8.5 Watch out for Micro-inequities & Microaggressions
    7. 8.6 Creating Team Charters
      *
  2. 9. Assimilate: Inclusive organizations
    1. 9.1 The Agile Onion
    2. 9.2 Organisations' Role in D&I
      *
    3. 9.3 Design for Change to Create intergroup contact
    4. 9.4 Engage managers as part of the change
      *
    5. 9.5 Encourage Accountability for change
    6. 9.6 What does an Inclusive Organisation Look Like?
Week 5 (13 Dec - 17 Dec)
  1. 10. Apply & Contribute: Bringing it All Together
    1. Welcome to Week 5
    2. 10.1 Final Project: From DOING inclusion to BEING Inclusive
      *
    3. 10.2 Feedforward Guidelines
      *
  2. 11. Week 5: Live Learner Time Matters
    1. 11.1 Join us for the Learner Time Matters
  3. 12. Closing & Feedback
    1. 12.1 Your Input Matters
      *
Bonus Materials - Speaker Insights
  1. 13. Bonus Materials - Lighthouse Keeper Insights
    1. 13.1 Ritu Anand - Measuring Success
    2. 13.2 Duncan Hewett - DEI Opportunities of Hybrid
    3. 13.3 Carine Rolland - Organisations as Accelerators of Change
    4. 13.4 Maria Teixidor - What Do We Need to Do?
    5. 13.5 Parmesh Shahani - Role-Modelling Inclusive Behaviours
    6. 13.6 Liam McNally - Onboarding & Belonging

Meet your Instructors :

Mohammad Naciri
Regional Director, Asia and the Pacific at UN Women
Sondra Thiederman
Expert & Author, Unconscious Bias
Varshaa Ram Kutik
Head of Diversity and Inclusion APAC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Tina Vinod
Global Head - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, ThoughtWorks
Isabel Naidoo
Global Head of Inclusion and Talent, FIS
Dr. Zara Nanu
CEO, Gapsquare

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