Managing Diversity for Managers

Start date: 16 October 2019

Duration: 1 Day (9am-4.30pm)

Location: TBC

Certificate: N/A

Cost: Non-Member €150 / Member €120 Fee inc tea/coffee & Light Lunch

Course code: N/A

Programme overview

As a result of attending this training course, participants will increase their knowledge of equality and diversity, understand the key types of discrimination and the legislative context and develop an understanding of the advantages of an equality agenda. You will gain the skills to promote diversity in the workplace and the know-how to avoid actions in the workplace that may cause offence. This course is designed to help participants to reflect on their attitudes and behaviour in relation to working in a diverse environment.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course learners

  • Will assist participants in recognising how diversity brings a greater skills base to a team and thereby promote better teamwork
  • Will demonstrate how to appreciate the value of diversity
  • Provide a proactive approach to managing diversity in today’s workforce
  • How to respect and value the esteem of co-workers

Who is the course for

This course is suitable for anyone who works as part of a larger team


What will you learn on this course?

  • Introduction to Equality & Diversity and their Impact in the Work Place
  • Employment Equality Acts of 1998 and 2004
  • Creating ‘diversity’ awareness
  • Understanding your own hidden biases and prejudices
  • Actions to avoid in the workplace
  • The differences between direct and indirect discrimination
  • Identifying and understanding the differences in culture
  • Identifying your communication style
  • Understanding the ‘need-to-know’ legislative framework
  • Understanding and Changing Attitudes
  • Adjusting attitudes and behaviours
  • Respectful and disrespectful behaviour in the workplace
  • Understanding Discrimination & Racism in Ireland
  • The 3 different types of racism
  • Understanding the stages and symptoms of “culture shock”
  • Overcoming the barriers to communicating

Trainer Profile


Applications Closing on October 14th 2019