Understanding Unconscious Biases Lunch Talk in Luxembourg

Welcome to our lunch talk on “Understanding Unconscious Biases.” Unconscious biases are ingrained stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. Join us for an enlightening session where we’ll explore the concept of unconscious bias, its impact on the workplace, and strategies to mitigate its effects.

During this talk, we’ll delve into the science behind unconscious bias, examining how it influences our perceptions, attitudes, and behaviours towards others. We’ll also discuss the importance of awareness and empathy in recognising and addressing unconscious bias, fostering a more inclusive and equitable work environment for all.

Talk Objectives:

  1. Understanding Unconscious Bias:
    Gain insights into the concept of unconscious bias, including its definition, types, and prevalence in society and the workplace.
  2. Exploring the Science Behind Bias:
    Examine the psychological mechanisms underlying unconscious bias, including cognitive shortcuts, social conditioning, and implicit associations, and how they shape our perceptions and decision-making processes.
  3. Recognising Common Biases:
    Learn about common types of unconscious bias, such as affinity bias, confirmation bias, and halo effect, and how they manifest in various aspects of life and work.
  4. Understanding the Impact of Bias:
    Explore the impact of unconscious bias on individual behaviour, team dynamics, organisational culture, and decision-making processes, and the resulting implications for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  5. Building Awareness and Empathy:
    Discuss the importance of awareness and empathy in recognising and addressing unconscious bias, cultivating a culture of inclusivity, respect, and belonging where everyone feels valued and respected.
  6. Strategies for Mitigating Bias:
    Explore practical strategies and tools for mitigating the effects of unconscious bias, including bias awareness training, diverse hiring practices, inclusive leadership behaviours, and bias interrupters.
  7. Promoting Diversity and Inclusion:
    Learn how to foster a more diverse and inclusive workplace culture, where differences are celebrated and leveraged as strengths, and everyone has equal opportunities for growth and advancement.
  8. Creating Bias-Free Work Environments:
    Discuss best practices for creating bias-free work environments, including designing fair and transparent policies and procedures, implementing unbiased performance evaluation systems, and fostering open dialogue and feedback.
  9. Championing Change:
    Explore ways to become an advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, challenging biased attitudes and behaviours, and driving meaningful change at both individual and organisational levels.
  10. Continuing the Conversation:
    Commit to continuing the conversation on unconscious bias and diversity and inclusion, fostering ongoing learning, reflection, and action to create a more equitable and just society for all.

Join us for this important lunch talk on Understanding Unconscious Biases and learn how you can play a role in creating a more inclusive and equitable workplace for everyone. Sign up now to secure your spot!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insights and practical strategies that will help you recognise and address unconscious bias, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion in your organisation.

More Information:

Duration: 60 minutes

Fees: $2199.97 USD $991.50 USD

For more information, please contact us at: contact@knowlesti.co.za or please call: +65 6714 6663

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