Gender Equality: How to Create a More Gender Equal Workplace

There are more similarities than gender differences between men and women and yet men and women working beside each other can experience very different workplaces.  This can be to the detriment of the organisation and the people that work in it.

This course explores why gender equality is important for a productive and inclusive workplace; how managers are critical to ensuring a gender-equal workplace and have a responsibility to ensure equal and fair treatment.  The course covers how in everyday people management processes a manager can create a more diverse and equal work environment.  The importance of allyship and how to become an active ally rather than a bystander.  It will also cover the concepts of equal pay and the gender pay gap.

Gender Equality: How to Create a More Gender Equal Workplace is a trending online course within our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion series. At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.

Key Training Features

Who Can Attend

Learning Outcomes

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Key Training Features:

  • The business case for gender equality
  • The importance of allyship 
  • Five key actions you can take to promote and progress gender equality
  • Legislation supporting gender equality
  • Equal pay and gender pay gap

Who Can Attend:

Managers who have people management responsibilities, particularly those who hire on a regular basis; are asked to assess those with high potential and make decisions on promotion.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand why gender equality is important to an organisation
  • Learn how to become an ally for gender equality
  • Understand what actions you can take to improve gender equality in your organisation

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Summary

Virtual
Training
Course
Duration

10:00 - 16:00

Price

£495 + VAT

Location

Zoom

Dates

19 October 2021 Book10

Lead Trainer

Wendy Papworth

Wendy Papworth

Wendy has global expertise on all aspects of diversity and inclusion; working with senior executives, managers, human resources and diversity network groups, with a track record as a thought leader in designing appropriate diversity strategies and delivering aligned programmes.

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Wendy Papworth

Wendy Papworth

Wendy has global expertise on all aspects of diversity and inclusion, working with senior executives, managers, HR professionals and employee network groups, with a track record as a thought leader in designing appropriate diversity strategies and delivering aligned programmes.  Working now as an independent diversity and inclusion consultant, Wendy has previously held senior positions in the financial services and technology industries. 

She is the former Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Barclays, where she led such innovative programmes as dynamic working for all staff and the engagement of male colleagues in advocating for greater gender balance in financial services.

Wendy previously worked for IBM latterly as the Workforce Diversity Manager for the Major Markets Division (Europe, Canada and Japan). Before joining Human Resources, Wendy was a Financial Services Consultant in IBM’s Global Business Solutions division.

Prior to that Wendy worked for the insurance group, RSA in various management positions both in the UK and internationally.

She is currently the Chair and Trustee of FACET, a social enterprise for adults with learning disabilities based in Cambridgeshire and is an Ambassador for Everywoman, a network for professional women. Wendy has previously sat on the Advisory Boards of Catalyst Europe, (a leading research organisation on gender diversity) and International Women of Excellence and she is a former member of the UK Finance Diversity and Inclusion Council. 

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