Unconscious Bias in Management

Formats: 4-hour virtual course  |  1-day instructor-led onsite

Unconscious bias affects every team and every organization. This course teaches managers and supervisors how to recognize unconscious bias and avoid it in decision-making processes. You will learn how to overcome stereotypes, understand perceptions and systems thinking, and make evidence-based decisions when dealing with staff and building a team.

Learning Objectives »

  • Understand how bias affects the workplace
  • Pinpoint the impact of bias on you and your team
  • Recognize bias in yourself and your employees
  • Identify types of unconscious bias
  • Understand Systems Thinking
  • Learn how to lead without bias
  • Apply evidence-based decision-making

Course Agenda »

Understanding Unconscious Bias

  1. How Bias Influences the Workplace
  2. Conscious vs. Unconscious Bias
  3. Stereotypes
  4. Types of Unconscious Bias
  5. The Winning Balance

Preventative Measures

  1. Perception Check
  2. System 1 and System 2 Thinking
  3. Unconscious Bias Triggers
  4. Avoiding Bias
  5. Methods of Overcoming Unconscious Bias
  6. Leading Without Bias
  7. Holding Yourself Accountable
  8. Evidence-Based Decisions