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Unconscious Bias seminar

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University of Dundee

Carnelly Large Lecture Theatre

Nethergate

Dundee, Scotland DD1 4HN

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Unconscious Bias refers to the biases we hold that are not in our conscious control. Research shows that these biases can adversely affect key decisions in the workplace. The session will enable you to work towards reducing the effects of unconscious bias for yourself and within your organisation. Using examples that you will be able to relate to, we help you to explore the link between implicit bias and the impact on the organisation.

Course aim
The overall aim of the session is to provide participants with an understanding of the nature of Unconscious Bias and how it impacts on individual and group attitudes, behaviours and decision-making processes.

Course objectives
By the end of the seminar participants will be able to:
  • Explain the source and function of unconscious bias
  • Recognise how unconscious bias impacts on decision-making and relationships in the organisation
  • Develop strategies and techniques for reducing personal unconscious bias, as well as the unconscious bias that manifests in teams and across the organisation
  • Develop a strategy for individual action

Session facilitated by Donna Carty, Training Manager, Challenge Consultancy Ltd.

Host : Ulrich Zachariae, School of Life Sciences

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Donna Carty

A dynamic and engaging presenter; Donna developed Challenge Consultancy’s Unconscious Bias resources in collaboration with our Training Director, and is responsible for ensuring their ongoing development and updating.

Donna delivers equality and diversity programmes, dignity at work and unconscious bias programmes to a wide variety of clients in all sectors. In addition Donna is responsible for managing all our Associate Trainers and consultants ensuring our training materials continue to be of high quality, relevant and creative.

After graduating in surveying, Donna held several management positions including Quality Management and customer service roles. She uses this experience to provide additional support for our clients including provision of mediation services, team development days, investigations, policy reviews, audits and staff surveys.

Donna’s current clients include private sector companies such as Brewin Dolphin, Nationwide and Hachette publishing; public sector clients L&Q, Nottingham City Council, West Berkshire Council; the education sector including University of Aberdeen, Cranfield and UCL and charities Guide Dogs for the Blind, Unicef and Amnesty International.

Some key projects and clients:

Responsible for training of all staff including senior managers in unconscious bias and dignity at work at UCLU, also delivery of focus groups and senior management coaching sessions in an ongoing programme of change

Design and delivery of Unconscious Bias training at Kings College London

Design and delivery of programme of training to increase skill and confidence in managers at Serco including Managing Dignity and Leadership skills

Design and delivery of a programme driving change in customer behaviour for Ealing Council, also delivery of appraisal training

Delivery of workshops to improve organisational culture in relation to equality and diversity at Unilever

Training equality and diversity trainers at Nottingham City Council following the development and facilitation of focus groups and reporting on training needs of staff

Design and delivery of training for Skills Development Scotland with feedback for potential change

Design of a managers’ toolkit for London Borough Newham and delivery of training including managing diversity, managing performance and effective supervision and appraisal

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Dundee, Scotland DD1 4HN

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