Covered in this course
This training course is broken down into 2 sections
- 1 Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
- 2 Strategies for Reducing Bias
This first section goes into what unconscious biases are, the common types, and how they are formed. It looks at how the mind works, how it stores information, and how it creates negative biases. There’s also a couple of little exercises to get you thinking about you and your workplace!
Now we look at the four key areas for tackling bias - self-awareness, acknowledging bias, challenging bias, and training our minds to think differently. We look at stereotyping, body language (micro-actions), and the dangers of making assumptions.
About this course
Cases of Unconscious Bias happen every single day in UK workplaces and they can have a seriously negative impact on staff morale and productivity. We are unaware of our unconscious biases but they are stored away in our minds and still affect the way we think and how we behave.
An example of a common unconscious bias is Conformity Bias, which is when we behave similarly to others in a group, even if it goes against what we actually believe.
This Unconscious Bias Training has been created to identify your own unconscious biases as well as any others that already exist in your workplace. It looks at things such as how they affect workplace relationships, decision making and workplace culture.
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Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.
This Unconscious Bias Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.
As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
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Your Unconscious Bias Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.
Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.
208 real user reviews
a good introduction to the subject
This user gave this course a rating of 4/5 stars
Interesting and Insightful
I found the Unconscious Bias Training both interesting and insightful and it has certainly given me food for thought. I certainly plan on working harder to question my natural instincts during the next academic year and to be more aware of and to challenge my unconscious biases.
This was a good training session. I think more exploration of bias with examples would be beneficial, but for the time frame I thought this was good and well presented.
Definitely food for thought on topic
This took me a while to do as I have never done this sort of topics before but now have a better understanding of the biases.
This is highlights a very import issue
I found this interesting and I am pleased that it encourages people to look at their own bias in a way that in itself is non-judgmental towards bias behaviour. I have personally been on the receiving end of negative bias throughout my life and therefore I have always been extremely aware of this issue. I liked the fact that I had to look closely at my own bias. My only criticism is that the course itself felt bias in the way it was challenging other peoples bias However, maybe this is just my own subconscious bias making assumptions.
did not find it useful
This user gave this course a rating of 1/5 stars
Easy to follow
Clear to the point information. EXCELLENT PRESENTATION and points to reflect on / re cap.
The most annoying thing is that you have to listen to parts of it. I want to do it silently. The subtitles write over other text that is shown in the slides. I want to read. I can read much more quickly than you will let me move through the transcript. I have to wait for the transcript of each slide to load and read each one separately; it was one of the most irritating and frustrating on-line training sessions.
Why is this training important?
It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.
As it stands, there is no legislation relating to unconscious bias. However, unconscious bias can fall into the category of equality & diversity, for which, there is relevant legislation for The Equality and Diversity Act 2010.
As humans, we naturally have biases for and against all manner of things – it just means we prefer one thing over another. Some biases we’re completely aware of, others we’re not.
Our unconscious biases come from a part of our brains which make quick, automatic judgements. When these judgements are negative, they can have a significant impact on our relationships with other people, can affect how well we work with others, and can destroy productivity. To avoid this, it’s important that people are made aware of their unconscious biases so that they can think about whether they’re fair or not. This course does just that. It shines a light on your unconscious biases and encourages an environment of inclusion and diversity, benefiting both employees and the wider business.