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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 training exercises to get you thinking about yourself 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.
This course works in conjunction with our unconscious bias for management course. It’s also the perfect partner for both equality, diversity & inclusion training and bullying & harassment for employees courses.
All of these training courses are available online for your convenience and can be completed on any device, at any time.
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Unconscious Bias Training certificate
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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 questions 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.
What does my certificate include?
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.
2,161 real user reviews
It's a very good experience for everyone
It's a very good experience for everyone. it would be better if you added examples in the video to understand better.
Encourages and enables you to think about your own attitudes and behaviours, in ways that you would not normally do.
It gives me more insight about this topic
This video is definitely designed to challenge and question our way of thinking.
This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars
overlong for content
overlong for content which is mostly common sense
It was fascinating to learn about all the different biases.
Really interesting and eye opening. My son is 18 and I am his carer, he has Autism and ADHD. He was listening to the modules with me and from his POV, the concept of unconscious bias was hard to grasp as he is fully conscious of all his thoughts all the time. I wonder if this training is geared to a Neurotypical audience and is there training geared to Neurodiverse staff?
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.
Unconcious Bias Training can have the following impact on your business
Promotes Diversity and Inclusion
One of the foremost benefits of unconscious bias training is that it promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Businesses can create a more welcoming workplace culture and inclusive environment for future members of staff.
Bad workplace culture can put members potential members of staff off, if not dealt with this can lead to workplace bullying.
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. Having employees complete anti bias training will have a massive impact on your business.
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 online unconscious bias 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.
Mitigates legal risks
Finally, unconscious bias can lead to legal and reputational risks for businesses. Discriminatory practices can lead to lawsuits and money lost in claims.
This in turn can lead to a loss of customers, if they hear about your organisation through bad press. Unconscious bias training can help businesses mitigate these risks by promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion in line with 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.