Diversity and Beyond
Diversity and Beyond

Our Training Programs

Highly Interactive and impactful trainings provided by our team of experts.

Anti-Racism and Allyship

Participants: All employees 

Duration: 2 hours 

 

Everyone plays a part in disrupting/dismantling/interrupting racism. This workshop will help employees understand racism against black people, indigenous people, and people of color with particular focus on people of African and Caribbean ancestry.

 

The workshop will deconstruct racism, explain how it shows up in teams, workplace, client interactions, and in the community. It will also explore the contributing factors such as stereotypes, unconscious bias, micro aggression,  and the legal, moral, and business case for racial equity. The workshop will include steps to open conversations on race and address racism at a micro level; Educate, Accept, and Execute. Finally, it will include a framework for Allyship, from denial and bystander to an active advocate

 

Prior to attending the workshop, participants will complete an Implicit Association Test (IAT) prepared by Harvard University that will help identify one’s unconscious bias against a number of factors.

 

Learning Objectives:

 

By the end of the session, participants will be able to do the following:

Describe racism
Display empathy towards BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour)   
Have open discussions with people of African ancestry
Build an inclusive culture and community

Be an ally and disrupt racist actions, behaviour and practices.

 

Anti-Racism and Inclusive Leadership

Participants: People Leaders

Duration: 2 hours

 

Leaders and those with power and privilege play a hugely instrumental role in addressing racism at the “workplace”, “client space” and in larger community. This workshop will focus on inclusive leadership in this difficult time to address racism against BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) with particular focus on people of African and Carribbean ancestry.

 

It will cover the following:

Factors that contribute to racism such as power and privilege, stereotypes, unconscious bias, micro aggression, White Supremacy and White Frigality, 

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The four-stage process to foster inclusive leadership: Educate, Accept, Execute and Evaluate. 


Framework for courageous conversations about race including the trauma associated with the current crisis and an approach to move from a bystander to a champion.

 

 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the session, Leaders will be able to do the following:


Understand how power and privilege permeate within organizations systems and culture
Demonstrate inclusive leadership following the four-stage process
Hold courageous conversations and address racism in their circle of influence

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

Participants: People Leaders

Duration: 3 hours

 

This workshop is based on research and insights aimed at understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at our workplaces.

 

The workshop will discuss the different forms of discrimination in modern times based on research, data and insights. The module will cover inclusion, culture of belonging, exclusion vs inclusion, equality vs equitability, unconscious bias, and stereotype and will help participants understand “WHY you should care (based on Mckinsey’s global research on diversity and inclusion). It will also help the participants understand the business, moral and the legal case for diversity and inclusion.

 

Finally, the workshop will focus on steps to bring change at an individual level

a. Awareness

b. Openness and Fairness

d. Speak Up

e. Check your assumptions 

4. Respect differences

 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the session, the participants will be able to do the following:

Thrive in a culture of belonging
Display behaviors that support diversity and inclusion

Be an ally and speak up against actions that discriminate, exclude, and reinforce stereotypes 

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Our highly impactful and interactive training programs have helped thousands of employees across all levels across many organizations in North America, Europe and Asia.