While the stakes are usually lower in corporate training, there are several lessons that learning and development leaders can take away from the mistakes (and successes) of the training that occurs in police departments.
The murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor sparked outrage over the racism Black people face in their daily lives and has brought racial injustice to the forefront of conversations among individuals, communities and organizations.
A systemic problem requires a systemic solution. We, at Training Industry, will look to our network for the best and most promising training programs to help us all create change within our organizations, and we will share them with you.
The corporate world is uniting against racism, and businesses are waking up to the embedded biases within their own companies, reevaluating just how diverse and inclusive their teams really are.
Unconscious bias training is grounded in a commitment to the advantages of workforce diversity, which include fostering increased creativity, enhancing teamwork, and achieving exemplary customer service and community relations.