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Equality and Diversity Training

Duration:        One Day – Content Last Updated: April 2018 

Suitable for:   All Managers and Customer Facing Teams

Group Size:    12 Delegates

Overview:Equality and Diversity Training

This event explores what Inclusion, Diversity and Equality is, its importance in the modern workplace and an exploration of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to value difference and promote inclusion to both colleagues and service users / customers.   

Event Style:

McKenzie provide a modern, interactive and engaging Equality and Diversity training event using the very latest development tools including tablet computers for delegates, interactive workplace case studies and a quiz exploring facts relating to diversity and equality.

We aim to engage both hearts and minds in respect of valuing difference and the benefits that diversity of opinion and experience can bring to both teams and organisations.

All events are facilitated by professional, engaging and passionate subject matter experts who are employed by McKenzie. Bespoke events are typically developed to meet the exact needs of our partner organisations so the overview content below is provided as an example only.     

Example Content:

Firstly, here is our own BELIEVE model which provides an overview framework of the topics we would typically explore during a one day Equality and Diversity awareness event.

BELIEVEMODEL_001

© 2018 McKenzie LLP 

This is our model of prejudice and unconscious bias 

MCKENZIEROOTSOFPREJUDICEMODEL_000

© 2018 McKenzie LLP 

Example Programme Content:

  • Definitions of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

  • The changing profile and diversity of the UK population

  • The changing profile and diversity of the UK workplace – especially in respect of Age, Gender, Race and Disability

  • The business benefits of embracing Equality and Diversity

  • The benefits of diversity of opinion / background i.e. the value difference can bring to both teams and organisations 

  • Key barriers to embracing difference including unconscious bias and preference for our own ‘norms

  • Exploration of how social attitudes and language have evolved and how it affects the expectation of employees and service users in the 21st century

  • How and why workplace discrimination may occur

  • Exploration of the key knowledge, skills and behaviours required to both value difference and promote inclusivity

  • Resources, signposts and further reading

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McKenzie Resources:

MCKENZIE RESOURCES

Download an example event timetable here:

2018 Equality and Diversity Awareness Training

Download a copy of our BELEIVE model and example training outcomes here :

EXAMPLES SLIDES – EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY TRAINING

You may find the following publication to be of interesting reading. Published by the Government Equalities Office The Business Case For Equality and Diversity – A survey of the Academic literature.

Download a copy for free here: the business-case-for-equality-and-diversity  

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Recent Customers: 

Recent Customers choosing this event include:

Crossrail, The Law Society, The NHS, The Money Advice Service, The American Embassy (London) The Care Quality Commission, The Institute of Chartered Accounts for England and Wales, Alliance Boots, The Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Taylor Woodrow, Camden County Council, Symphony Housing, NG Bailey, Norwich City Council, Horsham District Council, London and Quadrant Housing Group, Jephson Housing Group.