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Introduction to Unconscious Bias

Overview:
This workshop is an introduction to the concept of Unconscious Bias and will look at how Unconscious Bias impacts on behaviour and decision-making. We will also spend time looking at H.E. examples of Unconscious Bias and how to reduce Unconscious Bias.  

Who should attend?
The workshop is open to all University of Warwick staff who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of Unconscious Bias.

Organisational Development do not accept bookings from postgraduates or research students. Students should refer to the Student Opportunities (for Masters students) and Doctoral College (for PhD students) for workshops designed specifically to meet their needs.

Workshop enables staff to:

  • Develop an improved understanding of Unconscious Bias
  • Gain an understanding of the impact Unconscious Bias can have on behaviour and decision-making
  • Identify ideas of ways to reduce the impact of Unconscious Bias
  • Consider the impact of Unconscious Bias

Workshop pre-work:

In preparation for the workshop delegates are asked to undertake the UB Moodle. It should take less than an hour. You may also want to undertake one of the Harvard Implicit Bias Tests.

Feedback from previous 'Unconscious Bias' workshops:

  Feedback from July 2019 cohort including responses from Organisational Development
Feedback from February 2019 cohort including responses from Organisational Development
Feedback from October 2018 cohort including responses from OD
Feedback from June 2018 cohort including responses from OD
Feedback from February 2018 cohort including responses from OD
Feedback from October 2017 cohort
Feedback from November 2016 cohort
Feedback from November 2016 (Respect Day) cohort

Led by:
Claire Nicholls, Organisational Development Consultant, Research Active Staff, Organisational Development.

Workshop Details

Date:
TBC

Time:
TBC

Venue:
TBC

Directions: see campus map

Parking is limited, early arrival is strongly recommended. Delegates attending an event at Argent Court are entitled to free parking, providing they are a University of Warwick Car Park Permit Holder. Non permit holders are required to use the pay and display system that is in operation.

Any questions please email:

openprogrammeadmin@warwick.ac.uk