Unconscious Bias Training for Managers

UK equality law defines nine protected characteristics, and if our bias results in discrimination based on these, it is illegal.

Beyond this, unconscious bias can lead to segregation. Those feeling left out may become demotivated, affecting the productivity of your whole team.

Our Unconscious Bias for Managers Training Course will help your leaders understand its impact and how to eliminate unconscious bias from their teams.

We also have a general Unconscious Bias Course for all staff.

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Unconscious Bias Training for Managers

About this Course

Available as part of our Compliance Essentials Library.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your managers to:

  • Recognise what unconscious bias is and the potential consequences
  • Be self-aware and identify your own hidden biases
  • Take steps to address your own unconscious biases
  • Adopt strategies to counter unconscious bias in your team
  • Challenge others and speak up if you witness unconscious bias at work

New in 2021

  • Full design review by unconscious bias expert
  • Text & image updates throughout the course
  • New pages, activities & scenarios
  • Six illustrative news stories added
  • Updated scenarios & learning activities
  • New post-course assessment

Course outline

Introduction

Understanding unconscious bias

- Reducing unconscious bias at work
- Different forms of bias
- Examples
- You make the call: Unconscious bias or not?

Real news stories

- You decide: The job advert

Unconscious bias at the top

Best practice to reduce unconscious bias in your team

Asking the right questions

Scenario 1: Nancy

Scenario 2: Chung

Scenario 3: Alison

Scenario 4: Marc

Summary

Affirmation

Assessment

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Course Specifications

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Structure

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

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Audience

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

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Design

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

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Test-Out

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

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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.

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Tailoring

Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.

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Translation

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

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Localisation

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