GENDER DIVERSITY AT THE WORK PLACE

Course fee: KSH 40,000, USD 500 Start Date: 02/11/2020 End Date: 04/11/2020

INTRODUCTION

Management with greater gender diversity trends to perform better than that dominated by one gender. This three-day course will help you create an environment whereby males and females are hired at the same rate, paid equally for equal work, and promoted at the same rate.

DURATION

3 days

TARGET AUDIENCE

 HR Practitioner, Recruiter, Line Manager or Leader responsible for improving the gender diversity within your organization, and you want some practical tools and techniques to help and support you.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, participants will have:

v  The current gender diversity landscape and why embracing gender diversity is becoming an increasingly important mainstream business issue

v  The importance of creating a relevant business case for strategic action

v  Recruitment and attraction strategies for greater gender diversity

v  Barriers to achieving greater gender diversity - how to retain females/males within your organizations by addressing organizational and mind-set factors

v  The development of initiatives to create greater gender diversity

v  How to stimulate systemic change and track progress

v  A framework for designing and implementing an effective gender diversity action plan to support business needs

v  Ways of keeping in touch with good practice and maintaining progress.

COURSE OUTLINE

v  Introductions

v  Explore the current gender diversity landscape

v  Examine the key drivers influencing the attention on gender diversity

v  The business case – the importance of identifying the needs of your organization

v  How to recruit and attract for greater gender diversity including the employee value proposition, recruitment criteria used and gender bias when hiring

v  How to retain women/men within your organization by reviewing organizational factors including equal pay, policies and procedures, company values, culture and role models which may unwittingly disadvantage women.

v  How to retain women/men within your organization by addressing mindset factors including unconscious bias, masculine v feminine leadership styles and behaviors and understanding the differences between men and women

v  Examining different types of development initiatives to encourage greater gender diversity and support for women: including gender diversity training, creating female networks and the role of mentoring

v  Exploring systemic change and how you can track your progress

v  Creating a gender diversity strategy and identifying organizational ways to support your strategy

v  Draw up an action plan to start identifying what you and your organization needs to focus on

METHODOLOGY

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

TRAINING VENUE, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT

v  Training is residential and will be held at Afriex Training Centre.

v  The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

v  Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.

v  This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.

v  For further inquiries, please contact us on training@afriextraining.org

v  Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to training@afriextraining.org

v  Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.

Contact Details

Anniversary Towers 8th Flr, Nairobi
+254 715 310 685 | +254 732 543 623
info@afriextraining.org

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