What is unconscious bias?
‘Unconscious bias refers to a bias that we are unaware of, and which happens outside of our control. It is a bias that happens automatically and is triggered by our brain making quick judgments and assessments of people and situations, influenced by our background, cultural environment and personal experiences.’
Hidden biases have the power to undermine and derail our desire to act Justly, and fairly towards other people and lots of areas in our decision making. eg, when it comes to recruitment, promotion, and openness to new sources of ideas. It is possible to be unconsciously biased regarding disability, religion, race, gender, age, social class, and more.
This training session is suitable for those engaged in the stationing invitation process, as well as all members and leaders of the Methodist Church.
This single online 75-minutes session includes some preparatory material and follow up afterwards.
To find out more and book a place on an upcoming course see: Unconscious Bias Training Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite
Training in unconscious bias can also be delivered locally using the resources that are made available here.
We also offer a more in depth course through our online learning platform MCBX. The course can be accessed here.