DEI Skills for Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders

Evidence-based, practical and proven strategies for creating inclusive and high-performing teams

Learn proven strategies for successfully managing diversity in the workplace

As the interface between leadership’s vision and day-to-day operations, supervisors, managers, and team leaders play an important and influential role in the successful functioning of any organization. Our expert-led live online workshops provide them with essential knowledge, insight, and best practices in inclusive management. Our science-backed approach provides powerful tools and strategies that can be put to work right away.

What you’ll learn—and why it matters

How to create and maintain truly inclusive teams

Benefit from the mind-sciences to understand and overcome automatic biases and stereotype threat in yourself and others. Obtain a greater awareness and understanding of influential dynamics at play just below the surface. Develop skills to think creatively about new situations and emerging challenges.

How to bring out the best in everyone in your team

Learn best practices for bias-free and identity-safe performance management. Use proven principles backed by the science of diversity to improve your ability to provide constructive feedback. Draw out over-looked talent. Increase engagement & productivity and benefit from the full range of talent on your team.

How to leverage the full benefits of diversity

 Learn why working effectively across differences is so hard and gain specific tools and strategies for improving the process and outcomes when perspectives, ideas, ways of doing things, and world views differ. Enhance your awareness of the factors that are keeping your team from achieving true accord.

Program Options

Introduction to Best Practices

Multimedia presentation and Q & A

60-minute and 90-minute options (90-minute recommended)

Participants gain essential insight into:

  • The nature and impact of unintended biases
  • Evidence-based practical strategies for bias-free leadership
  • Key principles and strategies for creating inclusive teams

DEI Leadership for Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders

Expert led and facilitated workshops

Three 90-minute sessions, about one month apart, with asynchronous learning activities. In this blended learning option, knowledge and skills are gained and reinforced throughout and between each session, allowing managers, supervisors and team leaders to rapidly grow in their DEI knowledge, facilitating change throughout the organization

Job aides, resources, live distance workshops combined with elearning & asynchronous learning activities

Participants gain essential knowledge, best practices and skills:

  • On best practices from the mind sciences including understanding and preventing unintended biases and other cognitive shortcuts and decision-making biases
  • In using evidence-based practical strategies for bias-free leadership in their daily worklifes
  • Essential actions, principles, and strategies for creating inclusive teams

Crucial Topics

60-minute or 90-minute options (90-minute recommended)

Training on focused right-time topics or topic series, often in lunch 'n learn format

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Bias-free and inclusive performance management
  • Bias-free and welcoming practices for recruiting and hiring top talent
  • Identifying and interrupting microaggressions and bias in your team
  • The world outside, the world inside - protecting your teams from stress
  • Creating LGBTQ+ inclusive teams
  • Understanding and interrupting the negative impact of weight bias and stigma
  • Best practices for leveraging the benefits of diverse teams - creating true openness to widely different perspectives and world views
  • Understanding and addressing current forms of gender bias in promotion and leadership
  • The benefits of, and best practices for, trauma-informed supervision
  • How to communicate on DEI topics - best practices for talking about racism, sexism and other 'isms
  • Understand and prevent stereotype threat in yourself and your staff
  • Creating effective teams across generations (From Gen y through Boomers)
  • Neurodiversity - why you want it on your teams and supervision best practices
  • Understanding and preventing everyday racism in life and at work

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