Diversity – The secret weapon for success

Date: TBC

Location: Virtual

Full Fees: €120

Network Members Fee: €50

Programme overview

This workshop is designed for organisations who wish to begin or re-evaluate their diversity journey. It helps participants:

  • Understand why diversity is a business imperative
  • Demystify what is often a confusing topic
  • Embed a culture of diversity and inclusion, for better business results

Learning outcomes

On conclusion of this training session, participants will have an enhanced appreciation of:

  • Why diversity is essential to the future success of Irish business
  • How to develop and implement a diversity strategy
  • How to overcome challenges and concerns along the way
  • How to embed diversity and inclusion in the business

On completion of the workshop, participants will have developed an outline plan for a diversity and inclusion programme, a practical checklist of considerations and the resources to implement the plan.

Who should attend

Personnel responsible for diversity planning, HR, Talent management and management of people within their organisation

Course Outline

Part 1

  • The diversity journey; understanding context
  • Why is diversity a business imperative?
  • Who are diverse groups?
  • How to recognise and address unconscious bias
  • Identifying concerns and challenges that organisations face

Part 2

  • How to design a diversity programme
  • How to embed a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging
  • Benchmarking and measuring success
  • Best practice, the inclusive leader

Trainer:  Dawn Leane

Passionate about the need for greater diversity at senior levels, Dawn established Leane Leaders to support individuals and organisations on their diversity journey. She has a particular interest in contemporary women’s leadership issues and is a regular contributor to professional journals on the topic.