TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Straight talking Diversity Awareness, Education and Action Training and Consultancy Services - Start your DEI Journey here, lets have a transformative conversation.

Workshops and Training 

LET US HELP YOU CULTIVATE A CURRICULUM FOR AWARENESS, LEARNING AND EDUCATION

Our thought provoking, Educational and Engaging workshops are tailored for all employees, managers and C-Suite that foster psychologically safe and brave spaces either virtually or in person. They don't just tick the box but provide tools to address and act on real challenges. The sessions will enable all employees to become aware of issues, be educated, ask questions and become change makers.

 

We provide training – Awareness and Education on the following topics, using interactive multimedia resources (Videos and polls). Learners have the opportunity to engage with one another in facilitated group discussions:

  • Introduction to Allyship

  • Allyship 2 – Putting Allyship into action

  • Race Conversations

  • Race and Wellbeing

  • Anti-Racism

  • Bias – Disrupting Unconscious Bias

  • DEI Training for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

 

Allyship 

COURSE INTRODUCTION

This course is an informative and educational session aimed at Senior Leaders and employees who want an in-depth understanding of Allyship, what it means to be an Ally and actions to take. This workshop is set in a safe and brave space to ask questions and learn about Allyship and actions to be an Active Ally. 

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction

  • Allyship – What does it mean?

  • The importance of an Ally

  • What it means to be an Ally

  • The roles Allies Play

  • Privilege

  • Microaggressions

  • Becoming a Change Agent

Delivery is through a mixture of methods and involves delegates in group exercises and discussions. Interactive multimedia resources - Videos, Polls, Engagement tools will be used.Training is practical and interactive

 

Disrupting Unconscious Bias

COURSE INTRODUCTION

This course is aimed at Senior Leaders and employees who want an in-depth understanding of unconscious bias, what it means and actions to take.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction

  • Unconscious Bias – What does it mean?

  • The importance of overcoming bias

  • Building awareness of unconscious bias

  • Developing an understanding of the impact of unconscious bias in the workplace

  • Employing a set of practical tools and action plan

Delivery is through a mixture of methods and involves delegates in group exercises and discussions. Training is practical and interactive

 

Anti-Racism 

COURSE INTRODUCTION

This course is an immersive and in-dept workshop aimed at Senior Leaders  and employees who want an in-depth understanding of various forms of racism, bias and the issues affecting Black and Minority individuals. This Workshop is a deep dive into bias, language and Terminology, Microaggressions,  Anti-Racism and racial inequality and helps employees make practical and structural changes in the fight against racism and racial inequality. This workshop is set in a safe and brave space to ask questions and learn about Racism in the workplace, communities and actions to be an Anti-Racist. 

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction

  • Anti-Racism – What does it mean?

  • Privileges and Responsibilities 

  • Terminology

  • Racial Bias

  • Covert and overt racism

  • Microaggressions

  • Intersectionality

  • Becoming a Change Agent

Delivery is through a mixture of methods and involves delegates in group exercises and discussions. Training is practical and interactive

 

Attracting & Retaining Diverse Talent

COURSE INTRODUCTION

This course is aimed at Senior Leaders, Hiring Managers,Talent Acquisition and any employee with hiring responsibilities who want to know how to recruit diverse talent, build a diverse talent pipeline and retain and progress this talent.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction

  • Data – The data says it all

  • Barriers of entry

  • Sifting and shortlisting candidates fairly and without bias

  • Language use: writing job descriptions, person specifications and selection criteria

  • Becoming a Change Agent

Delivery is through a mixture of methods and involves delegates in group exercises and discussions. Training is practical and interactive

 
 

Facilitated Conversations

2020 has changed the way we talk about DEI. We are having difficult conversations, listening to the experiences of our colleagues, and taking action. Are you striving to create an inclusive workplace where every employee feels valued, respected and can be their true authentic self? What have you done since May 2020 to start your DEI Journey?

WHAT ARE LISTENING SESSIONS?

By actively listening to your employees, we can lay the foundations for how your organisation can respond and take action to address systemic and structural oppression.

Chikere is an experienced DEI Consultant and Facilitator with lived experience known for her warm, engaging, and educational approach to difficult and uncomfortable diversity topics and conversations.

 

The sessions will enable you to learn more about your employees through hearing their diverse experiences, views, and responses to Diversity within your organisation. The goal is to learn through hearing diverse experiences, responses, and views. These sessions will help you better understand your employees and to use what has been learnt to do better as an organisation. Safe and brave spaces are provided for employees.

SESSIONS TIMING & DELIVERY

  • How long are the sessions?    90 Minutes

  • How many sessions are there?  3 Sessions

  • Duration: The 3 sessions need to be done within 6 weeks

  • How will they be delivered?  The sessions are delivered Virtually

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Why?

  • Privilege & Responsibilities 

  • Race and Anti-Racism

  • Microaggressions

  • Disrupting Unconscious Bias

  • Allyship

  • Actionable takeaways

Retained DEI Support 

WE PROVIDE DIVERSITY SUPPORT TO SMEs.

Whether you are starting out on your DEI Journey or just need further help. We can help you embed DEI into your organisation's structure.  We will work alongside you as your strategic partner and give you the tools, support and direction.

Contact us for further details.

 

Creating A Sustainable DEI Strategy

 STRATEGIC PARTNER

We help organisations create and embed DEI strategy.

Contact us for further details.

 

Micro Training – Lunch & Learns or Evening Nibbles and Knowledge – 1hr 15mins

EDUCATE YOUR EMPLOYEES OVER 1 HOUR AND 30 MINS ON THE FOLLOWING DEI TOPICS

  • Allyship

  • Anti-Racism

  • Bias

  • Race Conversations

  • Why DEI

 

Speaking Engagements

Chikere is available for speaking engagements on panels and keynote speeches.