How to break down biases to build relationships

In every encounter and conversation, you bring your own personal background and perspective.

Join us for this online training on how to break down biases to build relationships. You will learn how biases, stereotypes and more can build barriers and strategies to break down those barriers to foster authentic relationships.

By the end of this course, you will be empowered and equipped with the tools to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive workspace within your association. You will learn what bias, stereotype, racism and microaggression are, how to identify them and strategies to move past them as you break down barriers and build relationships within an association.

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Course Overview:

This e-learning course kicks off by defining bias, stereotype, racism and microaggression. We'll then get into the impact of how these terms can affect your workplace and your own personal biases and how to overcome this to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace within your associations.

Next, we'll discuss what it means to create and build mentorship opportunities and how those relationships can foster growth for all included. From there, we'll delve into the importance of understanding your own personal biases and how identifying them can help you grow.

We'll follow this up by reflecting on your personal biases and how understanding them can help you move past them. Also, you will reflect on ways to foster an authentic work environment where all feel welcome to bring their authentic self to your association.

Course Contents

This on-demand learning course includes a downloadable How to Break Down Biases to Build Relationships Worksheet.

Learning Objectives

After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Define stereotypes, biases, racism and microaggressions.
  • Identify how unconscious biases affect the workplace and workplace relationships.
  • Explain how to break down barriers and build relationships.
  • Recognize how to foster authenticity within your association.
  • Reflect and reexamine your own association’s DEI policies and practices on how they address racism, stereotypes, biases and microaggressions.

While this course can be taken on its own, it is intended as a follow-up to our course entitled Introduction to DEI for Associations.

At Sidecar, our definitions of diversity, equity, and inclusion are based on language from the D5 Coalition, Racial Equity Tools Glossary and Stephens College.

About the Presenter

Nathalie Marc-Charles is an Executive Coach Specializing in Career Management & Leadership Development, who works with clients to UPLIFT them to design a career that is aligned with their life. Nathalie works with her clients so they feel empowered to make confident career moves, increase the visibility of their brand and form a clear, strategic career trajectory that is aligned with every aspect of their lives.

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