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Cultivating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace

1 Day Webinar

Dates: 11 July | 09 September | 14 October 2024
Locations: Online
Platform: Online

Price: Available on request

Course Introduction

This one-day intensive Cultivating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace session is tailored to impart the core principles and best practices associated with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Participants will be introduced to the multifaceted advantages of a diverse workforce, understand the critical importance of an inclusive work culture, and explore the nuances of unconscious bias and its impact on decision-making.

Course Objectives

By the end of the Cultivating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace training, participants will:

  1. Grasp the foundational concepts and interconnectedness of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  2. Understand the business case and broader societal benefits for investing in DEI initiatives.

  3. Recognize the manifestation of unconscious bias and its consequences.

  4. Acquire strategies to foster workplace diversity, ensure equity, and promote an inclusive environment.

  5. Feel equipped to begin or enhance DEI initiatives within their organizations.

Who should attend?

  • HR Professionals (Diversity and Inclusion Specialists, HR Managers, Recruiters)

  • Organizational Leaders and Middle Management

  • Team Leads and Supervisors

  • Employees interested in becoming DEI advocates

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Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Setting the Stage: The DEI Landscape

  • Definitions: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • The Business Case for DEI

    • How DEI contributes to innovation, employee satisfaction, and bottom-line growth

Understanding Unconscious Bias

  • What is unconscious bias, and where does it come from?

  • Real-world implications of bias in the workplace

  • Strategies and exercises to recognize and mitigate unconscious bias

Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

  • The recruitment aspect: Ensuring a diverse talent pipeline

  • Beyond hiring: Retention and development strategies for a diverse workforce


Fostering an Inclusive and Equitable Environment

  • Building a culture of inclusivity: Best practices and communication strategies

  • Ensuring equitable opportunities, compensation, and recognition

Case Studies:


  1. Reforming Recruitment:

A look into a tech company that shifted from a homogenous workforce to a diverse team by changing their recruitment and onboarding strategies. The case will explore the challenges faced, tactics employed, and results achieved.

  1. Culture Transformation:

 An examination of a traditionally conservative enterprise that underwent a cultural transformation to promote inclusivity, detailing the steps taken, resistance encountered, and the overarching benefits realized.

  1. Addressing Unconscious Bias:

A case study of a global firm that recognized systemic biases affecting promotions and decision-making. The study will delve into the diagnostic methods used, training programs introduced, and the outcomes in terms of employee satisfaction and business performance.

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