Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

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When: Wed., Nov. 13 @ 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Host: Center for Corporate Education
Event contact: Katybeth Lee, kelee@vcu.edu
Audience: Business community
Building: Snead Hall
Address: Center for Corporate Education, 301 West Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23284
Room: Room B3189

This half-day workshop is great for people who want to foster relationships characterized by respect and appreciation for difference. This workshop will help participants better understand the concepts of unconscious bias and microaggressions as well creating empathy and understanding for the clients they serve. Participants will leave the program with enhanced knowledge in diversity awareness and bias reduction with the motivation and skills necessary to continue working on these issues in order to foster a more inclusive and affirming workplace environment.

  • Express an increased awareness of how attitudes, beliefs, behavior and language can impact the relationships between diverse groups; 
  • Increase understanding of the communication skills needed when working within a diverse community; 
  • Reflect on ways that all employees benefit from an inclusive workplace; 
  • Consider individual actions that can be taken to foster inclusion; and 
  • Examine the role of prejudice and advantage, and how these dynamics impact the community. 

Instructor: Charm Bullard

Cost: $250 due in full at registration. A 10% discount is available at registration to anyone who registers before Oct. 13, 2019, as well as to VCU alumni and VCU/VCUHS employees. Discounts can not be combined, and are provided at registration. Cost includes parking and all materials.

3 CPEs in the Behavioral Ethics field are available with this class. There are no prerequisites or advanced preparation needed to participate in this course. This session is a group live format. Participants must attend entire course to earn certificate of completion. This course is appropriate for any individual seeking to better understand unconscious bias in the workplace. 

Information on our policies, such as refunds and cancellations, available on our website. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact our office at 804-828-3165. VCU Center for Corporate Education is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:www.nasbaregistry.org.