Members Training

Diversity champions members can receive a free training session per annum. This training can be for a large all staff group, LGBT networks, line managers, HR teams or executive leadership audiences.

SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Participation: Conducted onsite - no limit on numbers
Duration: Recommended 2 hours (customised 1.5-3 hrs)
Audience: Diversity Councils / Managers, HR, Executive, People Managers, All staff awareness, Diversity Day breakout presentations

This short workshop has been specifically designed as a workplace introduction to sexual orientation and gender identity. This presentation style format engages the audience and can be extended to incorporate case studies for HR / Diversity Practitioners / People Managers.

Topics covered:

  • Why LGBT Diversity and why this organisation?
  • Terminology and Acronyms
  • Challenges and Differences: LGBT
  • Homophobia and Transphobia: What are they / What they aren't
  • Breaking down the stereotypes
  • Debunking the myths
  • What we know: stat attack
  • Inclusive behaviour – inclusive workplace

EXECUTIVE INTRODUCTION TO LGBT DIVERSITY

Participation: Conducted onsite – may be one on one or at an Executive Meeting
Duration: Half hour – 1 hour (tailored to meet your requirements)
Audience: CEOs, Executive Directors, Senior Management Teams

Tailored presentation targeting senior leaders within the organisation. Topics may vary, but typically cover:

  • Why LGBT Diversity and why this organisation?
  • Business case for LGBT inclusion
  • Organisational Impacts of inclusion / non-inclusion
  • Individual impacts of inclusion / non-inclusion
  • Competitor analysis : Irish organisations and LGBT inclusion
  • What LGBT inclusion is / isn't
  • The role of leadership

SETTING UP AND MAINTAINING YOUR LGBT NETWORK GROUP

Participation: Conducted onsite – up to 15 attendees
Duration: Half Day
Audience: LGBT Network Leaders, Executive sponsors, HR, Diversity Professionals

In this highly interactive forum, we work with your LGBT network group to establish, refine or refresh strategies, engage executive sponsors, plan activities and communications and refine contribution back to the organisation via inclusion and completion of the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

In this session, the group discusses and finalises:

  • Vision / AIM of the group
  • Executive Sponsor buy-in / activities
  • Strategy / Plan for the year ahead
  • Roles and contributions
  • Reporting guidelines
  • Activities and Communications Strategy

HR POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR LGBT INCLUSION

Attendees: Conducted on-site, no limit on number of participants
Duration: Recommended 3 hours
Audience: Diversity Managers / HR Professionals

This presentation engages HR / Diversity Practitioners in discussions around what needs to be done to ensure LGBT inclusivity within the organisation.

Topics covered:

  • Why LGBT Diversity and why this organisation?
  • Terminology and Acronyms
  • Challenges and Differences: LGBT
  • Attraction, Retention, Productivity, Engagement
  • Policy language and inclusion
  • Benefits scan
  • Confidential reporting and education
  • Open and transparent inclusion
  • Training considerations : Orientation / People Managers
  • Responding to common questions or challenges
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