This half day course provides candidates with a good foundation of knowledge, skills and awareness to appreciate equal opportunities within the workplace. This programme not only positions and explores appropriate current and pending legislation, but goes a step further to look at the value to the business of sound equality and diversity practices.
- Defining equality and diversity - Recognising and building a picture of equality and diversity - Developing an understanding of the importance and value of equality and diversity at work - Reviewing key legislation and the impact it has within the workplace - What does the new Equality Act 2010 mean? - Appreciating the value of diversity - Understanding the different attitudes towards equality - Promote and encourage equality and diversity at work
What You Will Learn
By the end of the course candidates will:
- Improve employee relations at all levels including internal and external customers - Have greater confidence in decisions and knowing how to behave - Be able to address your organisation’s obligations - Know how to reduce the risk of discrimination and the threat of legal challenges - Understand what is acceptable or unacceptable - Know how to reduce conflict and confrontation at all levels in the organisation - Understand how to help make the organisation a better place to work
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.