Why Choose this Training Course?

Leveraging diversity and inclusion is essential for the viability and success of every organisation. People who feel fully welcomed, valued, respected, and included by their colleagues and their organizations will fuel this growth. Put simply, diversity works.

Over forty years of diversity training research has demonstrated that diversity training can have a significant positive impact, especially when it targets awareness and skill development and occurs over a significant period of time. Our interactive training program has been designed specifically for our clients who need current and culturally aware training.

Diversity training effectiveness depends on the training methods used, the personality characteristics of those being trained and the specific outcomes that are measured after training concludes.

This COPEX training course will feature:

  • Manage a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Promote the idea of diversity and inclusion in teams and your organisation
  • Understand and appreciate cultural difference
  • Identify unconscious bias in self and others
  • Improve your Cultural Intelligence (CI)
What are the Goals?

By attending this COPEX training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Manage a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Understand and appreciate cultural difference
  • Identify unconscious bias in self and others
  • Promote the idea of diversity and inclusion in teams and your organisation
  • Improve your Cultural Intelligence (CI)
Who is this Training Course for?

This COPEX training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Professionals who wants to learn about diversity and inclusion
  • All Human resource (HR) Professionals, Managers and Business Partners
  • Team leaders, supervisors, section heads and managers
  • Professionals who have an interest in managing diverse groups of people
  • Anyone who needs to understand how to apply best-practice in diversity management
Course Outline
Day One: Understanding Diversity
  • The drivers of diversity in the workplace
  • The major components of diversity
  • Types of diversity
  • Understanding stereotyping
  • Creating a ‘speak-up’ culture
Day Two: Creating an Exclusive Organisation
  • Understanding the drivers of inclusion in the workplace
  • The business case for inclusion
  • The inclusive workplace
  • Inclusion and transformational leadership
  • Going beyond rhetoric: encouraging inclusion in your workplace
Day Three: Mitigating Unconscious Bias
  • Types of Bias 1: affinity, ambiguity, confirmation
  • Types of Bias 2: attribution, comparison
  • Stereotypes and biases
  • Understanding yourself: understanding others
  • Preventing and dealing with workplace discrimination
Day Four: Developing your Cultural Intelligence
  • The need for Cultural Intelligence (CI)
  • Understanding yourself: understanding others
  • The seven levels of culture
  • Cross-cultural negotiation
  • Multi-cultural teams and teamwork
Day Five: Diverse Communication and Presenting the Case
  • Differences in Communication
  • Barriers to cross cultural communication
  • Body language – a cultural perspective
  • Presenting the case for diversity and inclusion in your workplace
  • Personal Action Planning (PAP)
The Certificate
  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course
Effective Diversity Management
  • Duration:5 days
  • Format:Classroom
  • Language: English
  • Certificate:Yes
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Fee: $5,950
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