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Unconscious Bias Training Course

We all carry unconscious bias in our day to day living; naturally it is deeply ingrained within us. This course explores the implications of unconscious bias and the idea that recognition is part of the solution for something your organisation cannot afford to ignore.

If unchallenged, unconscious bias amongst a leadership and management team may have a diverse impact on recruitment, performance management and promotions. Action should be taken to recognise the signs of forms of discrimination and attempts made to eliminate it from decisions affecting employees and customers. This course will give you the confidence to tackle those issues in your own workforce.

Course Ouline

  • Introduction
  • What is Unconscious Bias
  • Understanding Unconscious Bias
  • Adverse impact Unconscious Bias has on individuals and organisations
  • Challenging personal bias and minimising its impact on decision-making
  • Exploring Unconscious Bias in the workplace
  • Techniques for better decision-making Strategies for creating a more inclusive working environment
unconscous bias training course

This course is available as an In-House Course and we also run it as an Open Course in London and Manchester

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This course explains how we can overcome our unconscious biases to improve decision making and professional relationships, and to create more open, inclusive and effective organisations. Using examples and interactive exercises, the course takes a straightforward look at one of the most important current issues in diversity management.

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • analyse the danger behind the concepts of stereotypes for the workplace
  • explore the implications behind discrimination in the workplace
  • understand the cognitive processing behind the development of our values systems through examining a sociological and psychological model behind the evolution of our values.
  • analyse our own experiences and case studies to demonstrate some common types of unconscious bias
  • understand the difference between bias, prejudice and stereotyping
  • understand unconscious bias in the workplace and why it matters
  • understand how unconscious bias affects decision making
  • understand how unconscious bias works and the different types of bias, including implicit bias, affinity bias and confirmational bias
  • understand how to override natural bias using practical ways to challenge our own biases, to consciously break habits and to do things differently

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for anyone, as everyone has biases. We are all prone to jumping to jumping to conclusions, misjudging people and favouring some more than others, way more than we ever realise. This course will help delegates minimise the potentially harmful effects of unconscious bias. Delegates will be equipped with a range of tools and skills to do something about unconscious bias in the workplace.

How is the course structured?

The course is run as a 1-day workshop. Delivery is through a mixture of interactive methods and involves delegates in group exercises and discussions. Training is both practical and thought provoking.


Open Course

Delegate Rate: £395.

This includes lunch, refreshments and course pack to take away

This is reduced to £355 per delegate for Network members and where more than one person from an organisation books on to the same course

In House Course

Half Day: £495

Full Day: £795

These rates are for groups of up to 20 delegates

Travel costs are in addition. Please see our Costs and Agreement

Course Dates and Venues

Mon 18 November 2019 Manchester
Tue 17 December 2019 Manchester
Fri 24 January 2020 London
Thu 20 February 2020 Birmingham
Wed 11 March 2020 London
Wed 18 March 2020 Manchester
Tue 21 April 2020 London
Thu 30 April 2020 Leeds
Mon 18 May 2020 London
Thu 21 May 2020 Birmingham
Thu 18 June 2020 London
Mon 22 June 2020 Manchester

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Cancellations notified more than four weeks in advance of the Course will incur no charges. Cancellations made less than four weeks before the event will be charged in full. Substitutions will be accepted right up the date of the event. We will not be held liable for the non-arrival of registration information.

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