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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 4 sections

  1. 1 Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
  2. 2 Strategies for Reducing Bias
  3. 3 Management Responsibilities
  4. 4 What's Next?
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unconscious bias training in the workplace for managers
SECTION 1

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!

strategies for managers to reduce unconscious bias in the workplace
SECTION 2

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.

managers responsibilities for reducing unconscious bias
SECTION 3

Section 3 looks at best practice for shortlisting CVs, conducting interviews, and hiring and promoting staff – we look at the common mistakes that are often made when management rely on their unconscious biases to help with these decisions. We also take a look at team dynamics and the importance of an Inclusive Culture.

tools for managers to reduce unconscious bias
SECTION 4

This section includes some simple and straightforward tools that you can use as soon as you’ve finished the course. It encourages users to identify and reduce bias right from the outset!

About this course

A bias is a judgement or opinion that’s based on our own thoughts about someone or something - rather than the reality or the facts. Biases are natural (we can’t help having them) but they shouldn’t go unchallenged. 

We have conscious biases which are biases we’re aware of, and we have unconscious biases which we’re unaware of - but they are stored away in our mind and they still affect what we think and how we behave.

This Unconscious Bias Training course has been created to explain how you can identify your own unconscious biases and any that exist in your workplace. It looks at how they affect decision making, working relationships and your organisation’s culture. Fundamentally, this training offers practical tools for reducing the negative impact that unconscious bias can have on your organisation.

By identifying, challenging and reducing bias, management can create a more communicative, diverse and successful workforce.

This course works in conjunction with Unconscious Bias for Employees, and it’s the perfect partner for both Equality & Diversity, and Bullying & Harassment for Managers.

Nadira Tudor, a presenter of Unconscious Bias Training for Management

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Nadira Tudor

The importance of Unconscious Bias Training for Management

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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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 for Management 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 for Management 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.

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674 real user reviews

4.6 out of 5
Too repetitive of previous course
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The content is about 75% the same as the Unconscious Bias Training for Employees. Perhaps I was only meant to do one of the courses...!

very informative
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This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

A good overview and practical examples
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Generally very good, I found some examples a little difficult and unreal. For example one was asked to consider why one did not expect it when an individual in a meeting who was speaking good English suddenly spoke in a different language when taking a phone call. It is obvious that one would not expect that because it does not routinely happen. The only issue would be if one thought of the person negatively as a result. One was also asked to consider unconscious bias based on a person's appearance. Some roles require a smart appearance and whilst one should not treat negatively aspects of appearance which are beyond an individual's control, it would be reasonable to consider someone attending an interview that had no regard for smartness and appearance more negatively than someone who did, particularly for a role requiring smart appearance.

Good intro to Unconscious Bias
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We learn unconscious bias throughout our lives and this course was excellent at showing you how this happens and tools to challenge our beliefs.

A good introduction to the topic
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This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

Very enlightening and informative
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Very enlightening and informative !!! There are things we take for granted and also those we do not realise we are doing subconsciously. This training highlights both. A positive reminder and informed "balance and checks".

Very informative and enjoyable
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This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

Really good and clear presentation's
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Excellent

Why is this training important?

Compliance

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

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