Diversity Builder receives a number of requests for gender training in the workplace. Often the training request emerges when a human resources leader calls or writes after investigating an incident or receiving complaints related to gender. Then the HR leader inquires as to options for gender sensitivity coaching or training. Whether a client desires an entire class dedicated to the topic of gender or whether it is a subset of a larger training program, Diversity Builder customizes experiential courses designed to have a lasting impact.
Title: Gender in the Workplace
Group Gender Training Course Description:
All Diversity Builder courses are customized to meet the needs of the group or individual. The role of gender in the workplace is multi-faceted and complex. Gender often impacts one’s power, leadership role, and financial equity in the workplace. This course provides team members with a framework to better understand gender differences at work and effective strategies to best communicate and build an inclusive environment in the workplace. The course explores the history of women in the workplace, the latest demographics, gaps in gender equity, gender as a protected class, introduction to gender identity, gender biases, impact of gender in the global market, and interventions and policies that work well to improve gender equity within the workplace.
Individual Gender Training/Coaching
If an individual team member or leader within your organization has struggled with respect, language, lacks sensitivity, or behavior related to gender, the Diversity Builder trainers will design a custom coaching program to address areas of concern including utilizing a communication filter, the appropriate use of humor in the workplace, and communication intent versus impact. Coaching programs vary based on the severity of the incident and the number of occurrences.
Who Should Attend the Class: HR Professionals, Team Members, Organization Leaders
Gender Training Learning Objective: Leadership: Managers and leaders will strengthen their capacity to build an inclusive and equitable culture by implementing effective gender-related strategies, utilizing inclusive hiring practices, evaluating gender within current leadership, and empowering team members.
Learning Objective: Team Members: Participants will gain an understanding of gender diversity in the workplace, including workplace demographics, and equity gaps. Learners will be able to utilize new gender communication strategies in the workplace to improve communication and inclusion.
Gender Topics Trained
The following is a list of our most commonly requested gender training topics. Each Diversity Builder course and curriculum is customized for the client.
- Difference Between Sex and Gender
- Gender Workplace Demographics
- Women in Leadership
- Gender Bias
- Diverse Hiring Practices (Gender-based)
- Power and Control in the Workplace
- Measuring Gender Equity (Assessment Tools)
- How to Increase Number of Women in Leadership Roles
- Gender as a Protected Class
- Responsive Planning
- Best Practices for Building a Gender Inclusive Culture