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Conquering Unconscious Bias

Length
4 hours

Overview
This introductory course explores the Neuroscience behind bias and how through unconscious bias decision-making, it can negatively influence the workplace environment. Awareness is the first step in your journey in moving from unconscious to conscious.

Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:

  • Explain what is Unconscious Bias
  • Identify the causes of Unconscious Bias
  • List the business impacts that result from Unconscious Biases
  • Identify strategies to build awareness and minimize negative impacts while driving inclusive work environments

Key Topics

  • Neuroscience – Root of Unconscious Bias – understand basics of “new” conscious and “old” unconscious brain, distinct functions and processing speeds, why the downside of a two-sided brain is the creation of unconscious bias
  • Nine Types of Unconscious Bias and Negative Impacts on Business Outcomes – Affinity, Attribution, Beauty, Conformity, Conformation, Contrast, Gender, Halo, and Horn
  • Review How Our Own Unconscious Biases Impacts Our Decisions – via Perception, Attitude, Behaviors, Attention, Listening Skills, and Micro-affirmations
  • Review How Unconscious Bias Negatively Impacts Business – in all decision making – and particularly, recruiting, promotions, pay, innovative and highly valued work assignments
  • How Do You – as a Manager or Individual Contributor – Minimize the Impact? – Bias identification, Outcomes hindered by bias, Shift of mindset, Constant inquiry, Strategic planning and tactics to make decisions more consciously
  • Action Planning

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.