Inclusive Leadership: Working with Equality and Diversity
- Identify how working with equality, diversity and inclusion can lead to better outcomes within the organisations that you work with
- Develop the 6 key traits of inclusive leaders
- Discover how unconscious bias works and how to work with others with bias
- interpret how thinking works; how it can help and hinder you as an inclusive leader
- Explore the best ways to give and receive feedback
- Differentiate your leadership capabilities through inclusion and the application of emotional intelligence
- You should be interested in ensuring that equality and diversity are considered at all times
- Keenness to learn about inclusive leadership working with robust values to support equality
- An interest in the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace and society as a whole.
As a leader you are responsible for generating trust, building authentic relationships and effective teams. It is vital that you lead by example and inspire excellence in others.
This course will help you to develop and apply your skills as an inclusive leader. You will learn more about working with equality and diversity to include all types of people to confidently engage with you as a leader.
Leadership is about influencing others through personal attributes and behaviours, underpinned by emotional intelligence, to achieve prescribed outcomes.
Inclusive Leadership is about treating people and groups fairly based on their unique characteristics, rather than acting on biases derived from stereotypes.
It is also about personalising individuals, understanding and valuing the uniqueness and differences of others while at the same time including them as members of the organisation, networks and work groups.
Inclusive Leadership is about utilising the thinking of diverse groups for smarter ideas, solutions and decision making. Inclusive leadership has the potential to provide different approaches and ways of working that move the organisation forward.
This course will help you to develop and apply your skills as an inclusive leader. You will learn more about equality and diversity to grow your team and your organisation, enhance their performance and improve your personal satisfaction. Critical thinking to work in an emotionally intelligent manner forms a major component of the skills of an Inclusive Leader to overcome unconscious bias. This is covered in detail within the course.
By taking this course, you will be able to
Determine what equality, diversity and inclusion means for inclusive leadership
Discover the impact of bias and unconscious bias in equality and diversity
Demonstrate the attributes of an emotionally intelligent, inclusive leader through critical thinking
Describe how to inspire and foster respect through your work with equality and diversity
Explore your ability to incorporate an inclusive approach into all that you say and do as a leader
The course gives you practical tools and actions to begin leading inclusively with immediate effect. You will strengthen your relationships with others, build your awareness of unconscious bias, develop your critical thinking skills, and become a senior advocate for inclusive workplace cultures. You can expect to see the results of a more inclusive culture, both internally and externally, very quickly.
There is an assignment in the course that invites you to assess your inclusive leadership traits. It requires you to do some reflective thinking, to get some feedback and to discuss your development with others. By completing this activity fully, you will be able to examine your inclusive leadership traits and recognise what you need to do to grow and develop as an inclusive leader. I am here to help and guide you.
This course is a standalone course for anyone interested in understanding how work to more effectively with others as a leader. It compliments other courses that explore emotional intelligence in more depth.
You'll receive all the information that you need and will be coached using loads of practical hints that you can use straight away.
The course is for you if you want to develop as an inclusive leader to improve the way that you interact with other people, the way that you make decisions and the way that you manage performance.
The course material makes up a one to two day workshop so is equivalent to 8 -12 hour's training. It forms part of our advanced emotional intelligence course endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management.
The course is being continually refined and updated to ensure it remains current and relevant. Feedback is always welcome.
The course is featured in the Udemy for Business catalogue. A few people are instructed to take the course under duress by their organisation. Some of these learners have been known to leave low ratings without comments - not the behaviour expected of appreciative, inclusive leaders! Watch the preview lecture on The Inclusive Leader and Feedback. Constructive feedback is always welcome as I want to made this course the best that it can be.
Lessons are being continually upgraded and rerecorded to improve the overall quality and new activities have been added to enhance your learner experience. This ensures the course remains current and relevant.
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Latest update - May 2020
- Anyone in any workplace environment to help them understand the role they should play in Equality and Diversity and inclusion
- The course is designed for leaders in organisations who are interested in improving the emotional climate
- You will be responsible for leading and managing groups of people to achieve outcomes and enhance performance
- This course will not be of interest to you if you see emotional intelligence has little to offer leaders and you cannot see the point of equality
Introduction to this course on equality, diversity and inclusion.
This lecture looks at the course objectives and what can be learnt through inclusive leadership.
This lecture introduces the skill and capability of working with feedback as an inclusive leader highlighting some of the challenges that this can present.
Is the Platinum Rule the overriding rule that we should all live our lives by?
This lecture gives a range of hints and tips to give you strategies to become a more inclusive leader in work. These are also covered in the accompanying downloadable booklet "Strategies for Inclusive Leaders" along with a range of hints and tips to give you strategies outside of work.
Critical thinking is critical in diversity. This lecture explains why.
This is a practical activity to conclude the course. It requires you to consider your goals and objectives for taking the course that you set for yourself at the beginning of the course.
You can easily build this activity into your team meetings to build and enhance your reputation as a leader.
Using this well, will help you to develop the emotional intelligence of your team.