Corporate EducationUnconscious Bias in the Workplace

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.

Program takeaways

  • 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. 

Registration

Date: Check back for future dates

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Place: Center for Corporate Education, 301 West Main Street, Richmond, Virginia, Room B3189

Fees and Discounts: $250 due in full at registration. A 10% discount is availableto VCU alumni and VCU/VCUHS employees. Discounts can not be combined, and are provided at registration. Cost includes parking and all materials.

CEU Information

For those seeking CEU credits, successful completion of this course will result in 8 CEU credits.

NASBA CPE Information

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.

For those seeking CPE credits, successful completion of this course will result in 3 CPEs in Behavioral Ethics. Participants must attend entire course to earn certificate of completion. This course is appropriate for any leader or manager seeking to better lead teams.