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Courageous Conversations Training Course

Knowing what to challenge, when to challenge and how to challenge can be difficult

Within your role you will, at times, be required to challenge others' behaviour because you think it is potentially discriminatory.

There are some attitudes, language, behaviours and terminology that are unacceptable: e.g. racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, disablist, ageist and unlawful discrimination.

There are also many situations where it discrimination is subtle. In this course we pose and consider questions such as:

  • What is unlawful discrimination?
  • What are some examples of discrimination?
  • How do you identify subtle forms of discrimination in the workplace?
  • What constitutes inappropriate banter?
  • If harm/offence was not intended, is it still unlawful?
  • Do I need to challenge or just report it?

You'll come away with a clear understanding of when and why challenge is necessary.

Courageous Conversations training Course

This course is available as an In-House Course and we also run it regularly as an Open Course

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Course Aims

This course aims to:

  • Promote an inclusive and positive environment that is free of discrimination and that values difference
  • Reinforce the policies and procedures of your organisation
  • Ensure you do not breach the equalities legal framework
  • Promote strategies to tackle discrimination and foster good relationships between diverse groups of people
  • Provide am opportunity to ask questions around courageous conversations about discrimination harassment, victimisation and bullying based on protected characteristics

Proposed Outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will:

  • Know about the forms of discrimination that are covered by the Equality Act 2010
  • Feel confident about promoting equality and inclusion
  • Know when it is necessary to challenge discrimination
  • Understand the principles of constructive and respectful challenging
  • Be able to challenge discrimination using a solution-focused approach

Proposed Outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will:

  • Equality Act 2010
  • Different types of behaviours outlawed (questions/answers)
  • Discrimination affecting people with protected characteristics
  • Promoting equality and inclusion
  • Strategies for challenging discrimination, harassment, victimisation, bullying
  • Principles of constructive and respectful challenging
  • Challenge discrimination/inappropriate behaviours, language, attitudes using a solution-focused approach

Cost

Open Course

Open Courses run via Zoom: £295 per delegate

If there are less than 3 delegates on a Zoom course, we will normally be able to finish by 1.00 pm. The full course contents will be covered

In House Course

Half Day: £495

Full Day: £795

Face to Face courses: maximum 20 delegates per session
Courses run via Zoom, maximum 10 delegates per session

Travel costs are in addition for face to face courses. Please see our Costs and Agreement


Course Dates

27 January ZOOM
30 March ZOOM
24 May ZOOM
11 July ZOOM
22 September ZOOM
16 November ZOOM

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This booking constitutes a legally binding agreement. Payment must be made before the course date. If you have not heard from us within 7 days prior to the event please contact Registrations on 0161 763 4783.

Cancellations notified more than four weeks in advance of the Course will incur no charges. Cancellations made less than four weeks before the event will be charged in full. Substitutions will be accepted right up the date of the event. We will not be held liable for the non-arrival of registration information.

A certificate will be provided for delegates that complete the post course feedback to confirm that learning has taken place.

For booking information please email: seminars@equalityanddiversity.co.uk or telephone 0161 763 4783. Event Programme and address will be sent on receipt of completed booking form.

Thank you for undertaking your staff development training with Equality & Diversity UK. We hope you will find this event enjoyable and useful

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