Understanding Unconscious Bias

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No matter who you are, you are prey to unconscious biases. To be part of a complex, diverse team you must take steps to overcome implicit and explicit biases and reject social stereotypes. Understanding you own bias, whether conscious or unconscious, is the key. In this course you'll learn about the characteristics of unconscious bias and the nature of buried prejudice. You'll discover how they can inadvertently affect your thinking and decision-making. And you'll learn about the positive things that can happen when you take an anti-biased approach to people and situations in the workplace.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • 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

IN THIS COURSE

  • What Is Unconscious Bias?
    3m
  • Biases That Result from Making Assumptions
    4m
  • Seeking Confirmation of Our Biases
    3m
  • Biases that Arise from Fixation
    3m
  • Addressing Bias to Benefit the Workplace
    3m
  • Exercise: Exploring Unconscious Bias
    5m