Beyond the Blind Spots – Talent Attraction, Management & Retention for FE
This course is free to attend to those meeting the entry requirements.
Who is this course for?
This workshop offers three free places to each college attending, enabling a senior manager, HR specialist and a governor to attend together in order to gain an understanding of the united, practical steps to take within their college.
- You will explore how to develop a diverse work culture to bring benefit to your college.
- Enable college leads to challenge unconscious bias and improve performance management.
- Discover ways to mitigate the impact of unconscious bias operating through behaviours and decision making.
- Acknowledge the subtle ways in which unconscious bias plays out in FE colleges and recognise where biases may occur in everyday FE practice, repelling talent and preventing effective succession planning.
- Gain clarity on the various aspects of your executive role where unconscious bias may operate.
- Identify opportunities to promote best practice and work with cultural intelligence.
- Employ a set of practical tools and action plans to address unconscious bias in order to increase talent attraction and retention for your college.
- Create a safe space for delegates to recognise and challenge unconscious bias within themselves.
You will have the knowledge and confidence to:
- gain a first-hand experiential understanding of unconscious bias
- gain awareness of the inner workings of the brain, which leads to everyday biased decision-making.
- gain an understanding of the practical steps to take toward better and bias-free decision-making processes.
- recognise potential blind spot hot spots in key FE executive functionalities
- recognise and manage unconscious bias in the workplace
- empower participants knowledge of managing their own and others blind spots.
Length of the course
This is a one day course.
Each college is required to commit a senior manager, a HR specialist and a governor in order to gain an understanding of the united, practical steps to take within their college.