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Understanding Unconscious Bias


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Increasing focus on the importance of diversity in the workplace has shed light on another concept: unconscious bias. Though it's rooted in human nature, it's important to understand what unconscious bias is in order to overcome it and build strong, diverse teams. In this course, you'll learn about the different kinds of unconscious bias and how to recognize them in action. You'll also learn about the importance of addressing unconscious bias in the workplace.

Target Audience
Team leaders, supervisors, and managers; anyone who wants to learn how to address unconscious biases in the workplace.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Understanding Unconscious Bias

  • recognize key characteristics of unconscious bias
  • match assumption-based unconscious biases to their descriptions
  • categorize examples of confirmation-based unconscious biases
  • distinguish between unconscious biases related to fixation
  • recognize how addressing unconscious bias can benefit the workplace
  • recognize unconscious biases in the workplace
  • Course Number:
    apd_14_a01_bs_enus