Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

How to comply with legislation, tackle discrimination and promote good relationships in the workplace.
Overview

This engaging and interactive course is designed to help you understand more about your responsibilities for promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It covers equality legislation and best practice; as well as highlighting the benefits of pursuing such policies.

The course can be run in one of two formats: either as an standard workshop or with the inclusion of actors who, through the use of Forum theatre, bring the learning to life in an engaging and interactive way.

Course Code
EQI1MDP
Duration
1 Day
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Public or Private
Max Delegates
12
Available as Nutshell
No

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Purpose of this course

To help you understand the Equality Act 2010 and its implications for your business and you as an individual. It will also enable you to appreciate the value and benefits that diversity brings to the workplace, as well as enable you to recognise inappropriate behaviours and have the confidence to challenge them. 

Who is this course for

This course is suitable for employees of all levels, as everyone in the workplace has a responsibility for supporting equality and diversity.

You will learn how to
  • Ensure compliance with the Equality Act 2010 as an organisation and an individual.
  • Appreciate the value and benefits that diversity brings to the workplace.
  • Explain how unconscious biases impact on our behaviour.
  • Promote fair and non-discriminatory practices in the workplace.
  • Recognise inappropriate behaviours.
  • Challenge inappropriate behaviours.
Benefits for your organisation

You will learn what your organisation needs to do to comply with the the Equality Act 2010. By promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace your organisation will reap the benefits that diversity and inclusion bring.

Benefits for you as an individual

You will learn what your responsibilities are under the Equality Act 2010 enabling you to comply with legislation and best practice. You will also be able to promote an inclusive workplace that benefits all employees and become more confident in challenging inappropriate behaviour.

  • What is Equality, Diversity and Inclusion?
  • The Equality Act 2010 - its implications for your organisation and you as a manager and an individual.
  • Protected characteristics
  • Your responsibilities for equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • The benefits of equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Understanding and respecting the needs of individuals.
  • Unconscious biases.
  • Recognising inappropriate behaviours.
  • Challenging inappropriate behaviours.
  • Strategies for embedding equality, diversity and inclusion.

About the Lead Trainer

Adam Montgomery heads up our leadership and management portfolio and is wildly passionate about developing people. He has over twenty years’ experience in the training industry, has set up and ran two businesses, worked at director level with many customers, led and grown organisations, been a professional stand-up comedian, is an inspiring public speaker and is currently writing a book on the challenges of IT management.