Unconscious Bias Seminar with Donna Carty
Start Date: 5/9/2019
End Date: 5/9/2019
Dalhousie LT1 Add to Calendar Organiser: Professor Mark Field
A practical seminar aiming to enable participants to reduce the effects of unconscious bias in the workplace and within their organisation.
Unconscious Bias refers to the biases we hold that are not in our conscious control. Research shows that these biases can adversely affect key decisions in the workplace.
The session will enable participants to work towards reducing the effects of unconscious bias. Using examples that are able to relate to, the facilitator will help participants explore the link between implicit bias and the impact on an organisation.
The overall aim of the session is to provide participants with an understanding of the nature of Unconscious Bias and how it impacts on individual and group attitudes, behaviours and decision-making processes.
By the end of the seminar participants will be able to:
- explain the source and function of unconscious bias;
- recognise how unconscious bias impacts on decision-making and relationships in the organisation;
- develop strategies and techniques for reducing personal unconscious bias, as well as the unconscious bias that manifests in teams and across the organisation;
- develop a strategy for individual action.
The session will be facilitated by Donna Carty, Training Manager, Challenge Consultancy Ltd and is hosted by Professor Mark Field, School of Life Sciences.
The event is free but please register via Eventbrite.