Virtual Instructor-led Course
This design includes two 3-hour virtual sessions to inspire managers and individual contributors to become more inclusive by shifting their mindset to challenge their perspective, embrace differences, and value fairness for all. Learners will gain the skills to help create an environment where coworkers feel appreciated and connected, increasing the effectiveness of people and teams and improving organizational performance.
Prework: LAUNCH — Engaging assignments to expedite the learning and help them internalize the content to frame their thinking prior to class. This will enable them to immediately apply their learnings from this course to real-world challenges.
Session 1: UNAWARE — Reviews the characteristics of being Unaware. Explores obstacles to knowing you’re Unaware and introduces unconscious bias as a foundation of being Unaware. Reviews the characteristics of being Aware. Explores privilege as an important factor in understanding oneself to become more inclusive. Allows participants time to reflect and then discuss in small groups.
Session 2: ACTIVE — Reviews the characteristics of being Active. Explores various aspects of being Active, including risk. Allows participants time to reflect and then discuss in small groups. Reviews the characteristics of Advocate. Presents one person’s experience as an Advocate for self and others.
Post Work: APPLY — Provides the Action Plan worksheet and At a Glance reference booklet to support participants in embracing Courageous Inclusion on the job.