ImplementDiversity

Seminars and workshops

Gab Juni 12

Seminars and workshops are tailored to your workplace’s needs, both in terms of content and length. Examples of themes for the seminar/workshop:

  • Diversity and inclusion – important steps to succeed. We go over the concepts, use research and practical experiences to explore your organization’s business case for gender equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as go through the important steps to succeeding with diversity and inclusion work in the long run.

  • Inclusion at the workplace – how to create an inclusive culture. What characterizes an inclusive workplace? What effects does an inclusive culture have on performance and well-being? Examples of inclusive behaviors – what are you doing well at your workplace, and what can be improved?

  • Leadership for gender equality, diversity and inclusion. Knowledge and awareness are important tools in leadership. What characterizes an inclusive leadership? How do I, as a manager, create an inclusive workplace? What opportunities and challenges are there when leading diverse groups?

  • Develop your recruitment process from a gender equality and diversity perspective. How can the recruitment process be improved and quality assured with the help of a gender equality and diversity perspective? Easy to use “tricks” for the profile of demands and the recruitment ad. Important things to keep in mind when selecting candidates. Pitfalls in the interview situation, both as to what questions are asked and how the interview is conducted.

  • Unconscious bias in the workplace. What is unconscious bias? How does it affect work and the workplace? How do we outsmart our own biased “autopilot” when we make important decisions, in order to reduce the negative effects of our unconscious bias?

  • Harassment, sexual harassment and victimization in the workplace. What is harassment, sexual harassment and victimization? What does the law require of workplaces? How can you work preventively when it comes to harassment, sexual harassment and victimization? How do managers and employees act in cases of harassment and victimization, and what procedures should your workplace have in place?

  • Master suppression techniques in the workplace. What are master suppression techniques and how can you learn to recognize them? How do you confront master suppression techniques, either as a victim, or as a colleague when you see someone else being exposed? What can we do to reduce the occurrence of master suppression techniques at our workplace?

  • What can we learn from research about diversity and inclusion at work? Is diversity and inclusion profitable? What does research show about performance in homogeneous and heterogeneous groups? What are the effects of an inclusive work environment? What are the effects of inclusive leadership? How does our unconscious bias affect how we act at work?

  • What can we learn about research on gender equality in working life? Is gender equality profitable? What are some of the phenomena at our workplaces that can be linked to and explained by gender norms for men and women? How do these gender norms affect our workplace? Gender statistics in the Swedish Labor Market and at Swedish workplaces.

  • The Swedish Discrimination Act and Active measures. What is the scope of the Swedish Discrimination law? Active measures – what are employers required to do at their workplaces? What does the law require of managers in terms of discrimination, harassment and Active measures? How to work with the four steps of the Active measures to investigate, analyze, take measures and monitor/evaluate. How can this work be documented?

  • Measure and follow up gender equality, diversity and inclusion at work. How to measure gender equality, diversity and inclusion. What are the do’s and don’ts when it comes to measurements and following up progress? More than just statistics – different ways to measure and follow up gender equality, diversity and inclusion.

  • Examples of how to work with gender equality, diversity and inclusion at workplaces in Sweden and abroad. What to do and how to do it. What are common pitfalls? What is crucial to do in order to succeed?