Building Bridges: DEI Strategies for the Global Workplace – EY Academy of Business

Building Bridges: DEI Strategies for the Global Workplace

2-Day Live-Online, intensive, interactive and practical course

This course combines a hands-on, practical approach with a strategic, policy-driven focus. It aims to equip leaders at all levels with the tools and knowledge to effectively integrate DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) into their professional roles and the broader organizational context.

This workshop is meticulously designed for middle management and above, aiming to empower leaders with a profound comprehension of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and its pivotal role in business dynamics. It is particularly beneficial for those aspiring to meet the evolving expectations and requirements of a diverse workplace and workforce.

 

Additionally, the training equips these leaders with the essential tools for conducting business effectively in an international context.

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • A comprehensive understanding of DEI and its impact on business.
  • Enhanced skills in inclusive leadership and communication.
  • Practical strategies for implementing and sustaining DEI initiatives.
  • A personalized DEI action plan for each participant.
  • Follow-up, Support and a Resource Library: Access to a curated collection of DEI resources for ongoing learning.

Day 1: Foundations and Leadership in DEI

 Session 1: Introduction to DEI

  • Understand the definitions and distinctions between diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Recognize the relevance and importance of DEI in a corporate setting.

 Activities: Introductory presentations, group ice-breakers.

 Session 2: The Business Case for DEI

  • Analyse how DEI contributes to enhanced business performance, innovation, and employee engagement.
  • Identify key benefits of DEI for business sustainability and growth.

 Activities: Expert-led discussions, case study reviews.

 Session 3: Recognizing and Addressing Unconscious Bias

  • Identify personal and organizational unconscious biases.
  • Develop strategies to address and mitigate these biases in the workplace.

 Activities: Implicit bias assessments, interactive group exercises.

 Session 4: Inclusive Leadership Skills

  • Understand the traits of inclusive leadership and its impact on team dynamics.
  • Develop skills for leading diverse teams in an inclusive and equitable manner.

 Activities: Leadership self-assessment.

Day 2: Strategy Implementation and Effective Communication

 Session 5: Building and Leading Diverse Teams

  • Learn practical approaches for building and managing diverse teams.
  • Understand how to leverage diversity for enhanced team performance and innovation.

 Activities: Workshop on team dynamics, collaborative exercises.

 Session 6: DEI and Organizational Strategy

  • Integrate DEI principles into business strategies and operational processes.
  • Create an action plan for embedding DEI within the organizational structure.

 Activities: Strategy mapping.

 Session 7: Communication Strategies in DEI

  • Master communication techniques that promote an inclusive environment.
  • Address communication challenges and barriers in a diverse workforce.

 Activities: Communication workshop.

 Session 8: Developing a DEI Action Plan

  • Create a personalized DEI action plan tailored to each leader’s role and department.
  • Plan for implementation, monitoring, and sustaining DEI initiatives in the workplace.

 Activities: Guided discussions, feedback, and closing discussions.

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Building Bridges: DEI Strategies for the Global Workplace

Price

EUR 700 net

Building Bridges: DEI Strategies for the Global Workplace

2-Day Live-Online, intensive, interactive and practical course

This course combines a hands-on, practical approach with a strategic, policy-driven focus. It aims to equip leaders at all levels with the tools and knowledge to effectively integrate DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) into their professional roles and the broader organizational context.

For whom?

This workshop is meticulously designed for middle management and above, aiming to empower leaders with a profound comprehension of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and its pivotal role in business dynamics. It is particularly beneficial for those aspiring to meet the evolving expectations and requirements of a diverse workplace and workforce.

 

Additionally, the training equips these leaders with the essential tools for conducting business effectively in an international context.

Objectives and Benefits

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • A comprehensive understanding of DEI and its impact on business.
  • Enhanced skills in inclusive leadership and communication.
  • Practical strategies for implementing and sustaining DEI initiatives.
  • A personalized DEI action plan for each participant.
  • Follow-up, Support and a Resource Library: Access to a curated collection of DEI resources for ongoing learning.
Programme

Day 1: Foundations and Leadership in DEI

 Session 1: Introduction to DEI

  • Understand the definitions and distinctions between diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Recognize the relevance and importance of DEI in a corporate setting.

 Activities: Introductory presentations, group ice-breakers.

 Session 2: The Business Case for DEI

  • Analyse how DEI contributes to enhanced business performance, innovation, and employee engagement.
  • Identify key benefits of DEI for business sustainability and growth.

 Activities: Expert-led discussions, case study reviews.

 Session 3: Recognizing and Addressing Unconscious Bias

  • Identify personal and organizational unconscious biases.
  • Develop strategies to address and mitigate these biases in the workplace.

 Activities: Implicit bias assessments, interactive group exercises.

 Session 4: Inclusive Leadership Skills

  • Understand the traits of inclusive leadership and its impact on team dynamics.
  • Develop skills for leading diverse teams in an inclusive and equitable manner.

 Activities: Leadership self-assessment.

Day 2: Strategy Implementation and Effective Communication

 Session 5: Building and Leading Diverse Teams

  • Learn practical approaches for building and managing diverse teams.
  • Understand how to leverage diversity for enhanced team performance and innovation.

 Activities: Workshop on team dynamics, collaborative exercises.

 Session 6: DEI and Organizational Strategy

  • Integrate DEI principles into business strategies and operational processes.
  • Create an action plan for embedding DEI within the organizational structure.

 Activities: Strategy mapping.

 Session 7: Communication Strategies in DEI

  • Master communication techniques that promote an inclusive environment.
  • Address communication challenges and barriers in a diverse workforce.

 Activities: Communication workshop.

 Session 8: Developing a DEI Action Plan

  • Create a personalized DEI action plan tailored to each leader’s role and department.
  • Plan for implementation, monitoring, and sustaining DEI initiatives in the workplace.

 Activities: Guided discussions, feedback, and closing discussions.

Price

EUR 700 net

Location

Online Live

Date

9-10 May 2024

Contact

EY Academy of Business

  • +48 22 260 80 00
  • academyofbusiness@pl.ey.com