Course Overview

We all have preferences or biases; however, our biases do not necessarily have to equate to negative impacts on our relationships and reputation. By understanding your own biases and the impact they can have on your decision-making and actions, you can take steps to ensure a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and community.  This course will help you gain valuable insights on your known preferences as well as provide you with an understanding and insights into unconscious bias and the potential impact on talent management practices and processes.   Additionally, you will learn effective strategies for managing your biases and for teaching others to manage theirs.

Key Topics:

  • Bias At Work:  Explicit (Known) and Implicit (Unconscious) Bias and the Impact on DEI
  • Self-Aware: Making Our Personal Biases Visible (to Ourselves)
  • Origins of Our Biases and How to Unlearn Them So We Can Change Behaviors
  • Tackling Others’ Perceptions and Biases and Influencing Them to Change
  • Effects and Outcomes of Bias on Recruiting, Hiring, Performance Management, Career Growth and Development, Retention, and Relationships
  • Strategies and Actions to Minimizing the Influence of Bias in our People Processes and Organization
  • Tips and Tools to Ensure Continued Progress and Success

Key Takeaways:

  • Awareness of your personal biases and the impact they can have on DEI at work
  • Insights into the negative impact bias can have on DEI efforts
  • How to overcome bias and change behaviors
  • Tips for eliminating bias to improve DEI and relationships
  • Tools and tips to help you measure and sustain your progress and success

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Section Schedule
Mar 28, 2023 to Mar 30, 2023
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Course Fees
Registration Fee non-credit $210.00
Section Notes

HRCI logoHR Professionals: This Program, ID No. 618227 , has been approved for 4.00  College/University Course Work recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

SHRMlogoHR Professionals: UNC Charlotte is approved by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM Certification Program (SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®). For more information about SHRM certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

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4 hours over 2 days