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Diversity & Inclusion: Courageous Conversations for Enhanced Team Culture

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WeWork Waterhouse Square

138 Holborn



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A Diversity and Inclusion Event

Developing Effective Strategies for Courageous Conversations that lead to real progress for inclusive leadership and for a diverse workforce.

Having a Courageous Conversation takes preparation, confidence and skill. The aim of this workshop is to support managers and leaders at any level to advance their ability in having effective, straight forward conversations within a diverse workforce. In doing so develop an inclusive culture embracing diversity and inclusion, making it integral for business success.

The programme is designed to be challenging and interactive to equip participants with both the skills and the confidence they need to have courageous conversations with their staff/teams.

Conversations which will

  • enhance company culture
  • engage, empower and embed ED&I strategies
  • address conflict and tensions bringing resolution
  • improve the performance of teams and organisations
  • reap bottom-line benefits
  • develop inclusive culture, values, behaviours, habits

Who Is it For?

HR Executive and Directors

Learning and Development Leads

Equality and Diversity Leads

OD Practitioners

Team Managers

People Managers

Well-Being Practitioners

Diveristy and Inclusion Champions


To build confidence & competence in the area of ‘Courageous Conversations’ empowering each participant to take positive steps forward in effectively tackling a difficult conversation in their workplace - in particular where there are cultural insensitiveness, conversations that have been avoided or dreaded for fear of it all going badly and conflict.

The Benefits

Participating in this programme enables participants to:

Increase awareness and understanding around engaging teams and developing an inclusive workforce

Be equipped with skills and confidence to have courageous conversations within the diverse workforce including around unconscious bias, conflict resolution and agile working within a multi-cultural setting

Develop in coaching skills and effective tools as a manager when providing feedback. Feedback in a way that delivers the message and enhances the relationship and learn to practice ‘feedforward’.

Come away with an understanding and awareness on why they need courageous conversations within they organisation, their team/ss

Develop improved understanding in undertaking Personal Development Review process. And from ’system’, policy to reality and best practice.

Workshop Agenda

Introduction - Understanding your role within a diverse team. Inclusive leadership.

Session 1: What are Courageous Conversations?

  • What are Courageous Conversations? Creating a Conversation Culture for change.
  • Less Feedback More Feed-Forward
  • Three Strategic Keys for Effective Courageous Conversations

Session 2: Inclusive Leadership, Inclusive Workforce

  • Values and Behaviours
  • Understanding Dimensions of Diversity
  • Identifying and Managing Unconscious Bias through Courageous Conversations
  • The Power of Courageous Conversations in creating, promoting and empowering an inclusive culture


  • #unconsciousbias
  • #intersectionality
  • #genderbalance
  • #metoo and BAME Inclusion
  • #metoo and men

Review and Evaluation of Session/Feedback

We invite you to come along to this diversity and inclusion workshop, offer your input, thoughts, insights and experiences as you learn and develop enhanced skills using courageous conversations as you devlop and inclusive culture

There will be Pre – course preparation for each participant or team attending.

Please come prepared to participate fully - the workshop will be interactive and include Roundtable Courageous Conversations and Mastermind Hot seat sessions.


Standard Rate (organisationally sponsored): £250 + VAT (plus booking fee)

Self-Sponsored/ Sole Traders/ Education/ Third sector/public sector: £150+ VAT (plus booking fee)

For teams of 4 or more contact support@kamakacoaching for discount code.

*Includes refreshments but not lunch.


Marcia Buxton is pleased to be leading this programme. She is an executive coach, women's leadership coach, diversity and inclusion consultant and speaker who coaches and facilitates internationally across sectors.

Marcie is a true professional and has been an incredible asset to our Business. My team enjoyed her workshops and the results have always been beyond expectations. We have hired Kamaka for leadership coaching, personal development and team workshops. She has been a catalyst that has helped us to bring transformation…Growth and change can be challenging but the outcomes and impact has been well worth the investment - Marcie showed me the value of investing in myself as an MD and my team in order to achieve that growth. (Nick, MD)

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