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Micro Aggressions Training Course

The course encourages delegates to learn about micro-aggressions and what causes them to occur, explore their impact on our interactions with others and increase our awareness of strategies to manage and reduce them.

Definition of Micro-Aggressions

“A small act or remark that makes someone feel insulted or treated badly because of their race, sex, etc., even though the insult, etc. may not have been intended, and that can combine with other similar acts or remarks over time to cause emotional harm.“
Cambridge Dictionary

Micro-aggressions are an example of subtle, indirect discrimination against marginalised groups. They are small acts of prejudice which expose the speaker’s biases and can have negative repercussions on the lives of the recipients.

Micro-aggressions may not feel significant at the time. They are commonplace interactions that can’t always be readily identified as prejudice. This ambiguity puts the person who is on the receiving end of micro-aggressions in a tricky position as speaking out may be perceived as 'overreacting'.

Feelings of powerlessness can result which can be compounded in the workplace where speaking out may hurt one's reputation.

During this half day course, delegates learn about the impact of micro-aggressions on our interactions with others and increase their awareness to manage and reduce them in the workplace.

microagressions 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 Content

  • What are micro-aggressions, and why do they occur?
  • The complexity of micro-aggressions and how they can reinforce inequality
  • Becoming aware of how micro-aggressions affect our interactions with others including ways they can be countered
  • Experiences of micro-aggressions and looking at examples which might have caused them to occur
  • Methods for mitigating micro-aggressions on individual and organisational levels

Delegates will

  • learn about Micro-aggressions and what causes them to occur
  • explore the impact of Micro-aggressions on their interactions with others
  • increase their awareness of strategies to manage and reduce micro-aggressions

Our Approach

The course will be interactive with group activities, video clips and opportunities for discussion. The training is delivered by an experienced Facilitator who will create a safe virtual environment for open and honest discussions.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve interactions in the workplace and increase their awareness of the impact of their behaviour, and the behaviour of others.

Cost

Open Course

Half Day Open Courses run via Zoom: £195 per delegate

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

13 July 2022 ZOOM
22 September 2022 ZOOM
17 November 2022 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.

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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.

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