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Understanding Unconscious Bias

Understanding Unconscious Bias


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
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.

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

    Expertise Level
    Everyone