Equality & Diversity Training for Managers

Making employment decisions or treating people differently based on stereotypes isn't just bad for business. It's illegal.

The UK Equality Act protects against various types of discrimination in respect of nine key characteristics. The types of discrimination include direct, indirect, harassment and victimisation.

Our Equality & Diversity Training for Managers will help your leaders understand how to prevent discrimination and harassment in their teams.

We also have a companion course for all employees entitled Equality & Diversity in the Workplace.

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Equality & Diversity Training for Managers

About this Course

Available as part of our Compliance Essentials Library.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

  • Appreciate the value of the principles of fairness, respect, equality, diversity, inclusion and engagement
  • Identify the protected characteristics and types of discrimination under the Equality Act
  • Recognise what harassment is and the different forms it may take in the workplace
  • Take appropriate action to promote equality and diversity across our business, including in respect of recruitment, training and promotion opportunities
  • Employ procedures to prevent and manage cases of discrimination and harassment

Latest Course Updates

  • Full design review by an equality expert
  • Text & image updates throughout the course
  • New pages, activities & scenarios
  • Illustrative news story added
  • Updated scenarios & learning activities
  • New post-course assessment

Course Outline

Introduction

Why is equality & diversity so important?

Stereotyping & unconscious bias

The value of diversity

Benefits of diversity

The Equality Act 2010

The nine protected characteristics

Types of discrimination

Direct discrimination

Indirect discrimination

Harassment

Victimisation

- You make the call: What type of discrimination is it?

The three characteristics of harassment

- You make the call: Is it harassment?

Standards of conduct

- You make the call: Standards of conduct

Reporting concerns

Checklist: Your responsibilities

- You make the call: Is it acceptable or not?

Summary

Affirmation

Assessment

Course Specifications

Structure

Structure

Approximately 25-minute long e-learning course followed by a 10-question assessment.

Audience

Audience

Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels. No previous knowledge or experience is required.

Design

Design

SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via a client style sheet.

Fast track

Fast Track Option

Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment.

Compatibility

Compatibility

All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility). AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.

Tailoring

Tailoring

Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS

Translation

Translation

Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages.

Localisation

Localisation

Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary.

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