Workshops & Training

Workshops & Training

Basic Workshop Diversity & Inclusion

Day 1: Diversity & Inclusion: An introduction

Day 2: Unconscious Bias & Microagressions

Day 3: Intercultural competence & sensitization

Day 4: Inclusive leadership

Day 5: Feedback cultures in heterogeneous situations

The following 5-day workshop is our comprehensive introductory workshop. This work is suitable for those implementing a new diversity strategy, introducing new employees to an existing D&I strategy, and it can also be booked as a regular basic and in-depth training. If required, the individual topics can also be offered as separate modules, as they each form a self-contained unit.

Furthermore, a half-day in-depth module "Follow-Up" (also possible remotely) is recommended as a follow-up to consolidate the learning effect.

Duration: 5 days

Follow-Up: 4 hours

Participants: 6–10

Languages: English and German

Development of a Diversity & Inclusion Roadmap

Format: Workshop/Coaching

Topics & Objectives

Are you exploring the field of diversity & inclusion for the first time and would like to grow your organization's expertise in this area? Or have you already taken the first steps and need a strategy to continue on your chosen path?
Then we can help! We accompany you from step one, develop a joint strategy or take up your current status quo in order to take the next steps towards an integrated Diversity & Inclusion strategy. We assist you in documenting your success stories and ensure that the strategic measures are implemented sustainably, so that your company lives Diversity & Inclusion one step at a time.

Workshop content

  • D&I audit
  • Strategy development and defining goals
  • Implementing policies & initiatives
  • Definition of training modules
  • Progress monitoring and sparring partner throughout the development process

Your benefits

After the workshop you will have...

  • a sound grasp of the topics related to Diversity & Inclusion.
  • know fhow the results of the audit can clearly define the status quo of your organization
  • determined the focal points relevant to you and your organization in which you would like to develop
  • developed an actionable strategic plan

and now you have the tools to embark upon your very own D&I journey!

Duration: 2 Tage

Participants: 6–10

Unconscious Bias Workshop

Format: Workshop/Coaching

Topics & Objectives

Unconscious Bias – where biases come from, how they are expressed and why they are so powerful

"Best practices" for achieving a sense of awareness, confronting and overcoming implicit biases

Impact of implicit bias, micro-aggressions, and other forms of unconscious bias on individuals and organizations

Introductory principles on::

Leadership, Unconscious Bias, Motivation, Retention & Empowerment Inclusion & Allyship – The New Focus.

Unconscious Bias & Work from Home

Recognizing and acknowledging own biases: We all have biases – Questioning and locating one's own biases when making decisions and interacting with others

Types of unconscious bias

Bias & communication

Duration: 1 day

Participants: 6–10

Languages: English and German

Intercultural competence & sensitization

Format: Workshop / Coaching

Topics:

  • Low-context vs. high-context communication
  • Communicating feedback and dissent in intercultural groups
  • Leadership: Differences in the perception and manifestation of power and hierarchy
  • Persuasion and decision making
  • The diversity of building trust
  • Cultural relativity

Each of the above topics will be addressed in a workshop and then reflected upon, whereby the participants will be provided with appropriate tools to develop their own initiatives.

Objective:

The objective is to achieve an enhanced understanding of the psychological and cultural interactions in intercultural communication and to develop appropriate practical tools for conscious communication and interaction in intercultural contexts.

Duration: 2 days

Participants: 6–10

Languages: English and German

Intercultural Cooperation, Leadership, Organization and Teams

Format: Workshop

Topics:

  • The advantages of heterogeneous and intercultural teams
  • The challenges of heterogeneous and intercultural teams
  • Leadership in intercultural teams
  • Communicating feedback and dissent in intercultural groups
  • Low-context vs. high-context communication
  • Unconscious bias
  • Cultural relativity

Duration: 2 days

Participants: 6-10

Languages: English and German

Intercultural marketing and product development – an introduction

Format: Workshop

Topics:

  • Why is intercultural marketing / product development necessary?
  • Standardization or differentiation?
  • Intercultural consumer psychology
  • Cultural and economic framework
  • Market positioning strategies

Duration: 1 day

Participants: 6–10

Languages: English and German

Unconscious Bias in recruitment and selection processes

Format: Workshop/Coaching

Objective:

The cost of attracting high-quality professionals is staggering. Therefore, companies can hardly afford to let biases influence their talent acquisition process. This workshop is aimed at directing the recognition of unconscious biases at a very central level: selection and interviewing. Managers make much better hiring decisions when they have a heightened level of personal awareness regarding this particular issue. In this workshop, participants will learn to apply what they have learned through realistic, experiential exercises, with the goal of optimizing their own thought processes when selecting candidates and consciously minimizing their unconscious biases.

Duration: 1 day

Participants: 6–10

Languages: English and German

Inclusive leadership

Format: Workshop/Coaching

Objective:

There are a wealth of topics and starting points when it comes to integrating inclusion in companies. We help you create the prerequisites for a sustainable inclusive corporate culture and work together to develop concrete measures for inclusion.

Workshop content

  • Creativity, leadership & innovation
  • Creating an inclusive culture
  • Inclusion & communication
  • Cultural intelligence
  • Feedback & candor
  • Conflict management

Benefits

After the workshop you will have...

  • an overview of what inclusion means within an organization.
  • grasped the current situation within your own organization.
  • developed concrete measures to establish a spirit of tangible inclusion within your company.

Duration: 2 days

Participants: 6–10

Languages: English and German

Bystander Intervention Training

Bystander Intervention Training for employees and managers provides an effective tool to prevent and stop harassment, bullying, discrimination, bias and extremism in the workplace.

What is bystander intervention training?

Bystander intervention is the process of recognizing a potentially harmful or hurtful interaction and the intervention by "bystanders" to positively and peacefully influence the outcome.

True change take place once employees feel encouraged to speak up when directly or indirectly confronted with behavior that is not consistent with the desired company culture.

With the effective use of methods, communication techniques, and appropriate encouragement from leadership, an organization can succeed in empowering its employees to create and live out an open and appreciative corporate culture.

Training content:

  • • The bystander effect and how to overcome it
  • From active to passive – causes for passive behavior
  • Authority – conformity – inaction – silence
  • Steps of intervention
  • The dynamics of the team and in-groups and out-groups
  • Unconscious bias
  • Nonviolent communication

Benefits of Bystander Intervention Training

  • Increases awareness of prosocial, helping behavior
  • Creates awareness and a sense of empowerment
  • Establishes a sense of belonging
  • Promotes a diverse and inclusive organizational culture

Duration: 1 day

Participants: 8–12

Languages: English and German

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