Introduction to Managing Unconscious Bias

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Introduction to Managing Unconscious Bias is an on-demand, interactive, practical course for understanding unconscious bias in the workplace. It introduces straightforward activities to challenge learners to examine their own thought patterns as they interact with other people. The course also explores the occasional disconnect between intention and impact that reflects unconscious bias, looks at ways unconscious bias can undermine our goals for creating an inclusive environment, and helps learners start to build bias-busting skills.

Program is ideal as pre-work for more advanced trainings (onsite or online) on diversity, inclusion, unconscious bias, or related organization-specific programs. 

OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding how our brains work when thinking about difference and sameness, including examples of related research that help us understand our own brain’s short-cuts
  • Identifying potential individual and organizational biases that need addressingImplementing techniques for responding to unconscious biases
  • Understanding how microinequities surface and the possible outcomes if they’re ignored
  • Implementing techniques to limit engaging in microinequities, including how to use inclusive behaviors 
  • Pinpointing what the individual learner can start doing, stop doing, and do differently

 

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes -- seat times may vary depending on participant pace

Target Audience: Executives, leaders, people managers, human resource personnel, hiring authorities, individual contributors, new hires, and any group or individual that would benefit from an increased exposure to the concept of unconscious bias and how it can be identified and addressed.

Currently Available Languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese Simplified (Mandarin narration), Chinese Traditional (Mandarin narration), Czech, Dutch, English, French (Canada & France), German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil & Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish (Neutral), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

Course ID: e101