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August Chapter Meeting - Uncovering Unconscious Bias

  • 10 Aug 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Zoom Webinar



Speaker: Lorne Epstein, SHRM- SCP

Topic: Uncovering Unconscious Bias

Description and Objectives

    90-minute workshop offers an introduction to how human beings operate with unconscious bias.

    Research on decision-making reveals that when individuals are highly aware of their decision-making process, they can see how non-determinant data influences their thinking. This awareness mitigates bias in decision-making by giving them access to a more extensive set of choices to reach their intended outcomes.

    Experiential learning is an integral component of the workshops and the participant development process. The workshops include simulated experiences that transform participant behaviors through awareness. The experiential learning model builds insights by having participants do the actions in a training space to reduce decision-making bias. The facilitator relies on experiential, hands-on learning techniques that give the participant many opportunities to directly experience unconscious bias, priming bias, and their own person biases. As well they have a direct experience of taking a strongly held belief and deconstructing it using deductive reasoning.

      Schedule of Events -  Virtual

      11:30 am - 11:45  am: Waiting room and automated informational slides
      11:45 am - 12:00  pm: Business Meeting Update

      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm:  Presentation

      *APPROVED for one (1.5) PDCs with SHRM and HRCI.

      This month's meeting is sponsored by:

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      Virtual Event: The morning of the event, you will receive an email containing information about joining the webinar. The webinar will be password protected for registered attendees only.  NOTE!  When joining the meeting through a desktop, laptop, or other device, you must enter your first and last name as well as your email address to receive credit for your attendance. If you choose to only attend the meeting via telephone, you must contact communications@bgshrm.org to receive credit for your attendance.  

      Can't make it? Would you like to transfer an upcoming registration from one event to another or can someone else from your office attend in your place? Substitutions are allowed; however, the non-member rate may apply. Requests for transfers must be made before the event takes place. Please submit your request via email to communications@bgshrm.org. No refunds or transfers of fees will be made after the date of the event.

      Registration closes and is required by Monday, August 9, 2021.

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      P. O. Box 657 - Lexington, KY - 40508

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