Overview

Inclusive leadership is a must-have for high-performing teams, attracting and retaining top talent, and reaping the benefits of diversity at all levels. Inclusivity happens (or doesn’t happen) every day across all business units, but it’s not easy to know at a glance whether your organisation is getting it right. Combating unconscious biases takes conscious effort.

“Inclusive leaders create successful organisations in today’s complex diverse global environment. They improve performance, productivity and innovation.”

– Diversity Council of Australia

The Dream Collective has designed the Inclusive Leadership Program to maximise on-the-ground actionable impact, engaging participants to share best-practice learnings and grow understanding, empathy and capabilities.

Who it’s for

  • Businesses looking to embed inclusive leadership across all business units, equipping leaders with the tools and knowledge to foster environments where a diverse range of employee perspectives are valued

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Business Impact

The business case for inclusive leadership is clear, and organisations that get inclusion right can reap rewards of a more cohesive and engaged team, and a competitive edge. Inclusive leadership has evolved from a ‘nice to have’ to a definitive capability separating high performing teams and companies from the average.

Experience the Impact

 

Program Experience

Inclusive Leadership extends beyond employee training. How inclusive is your culture, your leaders and your structures? The Inclusive Leadership Program assesses potential barriers and opportunities in a three-phased, holistic way, to maximise on-the-ground buy-in, practical uptake and effectiveness.


  • Phase 1: Discovery and Analysis

    Alignment meetings; pre-survey; content review


  • Phase 2: Design and Activation

    Co-design internal communication strategy; 4x Inclusive Leadership workshops; explore knowledge and mindset change through post-surveys


  • Phase 3: Playback and Scale

    Leadership Playback Session with key stakeholders; recommendations report, coaching circle

 

Learning Experience

Conducted across 4x modules, this workshop series includes:

  • Pre and post-program surveys
  • Internal communication strategy co-design
  • Content development and facilitation, including accountability frameworks

The Dream Collective tailors learning modules to each client according to their priorities and participants’ baseline knowledge, maximising the effectiveness of the learning experience. Content may include:


  • Module 1:
    • Understanding inclusive leadership
    • – Why inclusivity is the key to lead in 2022 and beyond
    • – Power & Identity Experiential Exercise
    • – Managing your biases and blindspots

  • Module 2:
    • Systemic biases and psychological safety
    • – Systemic biases in the workplace
    • – Creating psychologically safe environments
    • – Spectrum of disrespect
    • – Leveraging diversity of thought for better collaboration

  • Module 3:
    • The power of inclusive language
    • – Why language matters in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)
    • – Power of inclusive language and how to use it to foster DEI in the workplace
    • – Inclusive group meeting best-practice

  • Module 4:
    • Taking Affirmative Action
    • – Inclusion fireside panel (optional)
    • – Turning inclusive leadership commitment into action
    • – Developing individual and collective action plans

Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn:

  • Why diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is the key to lead in 2021 and beyond
  • How to understand their own lens as a leader, and how to harness their power and strengths to foster inclusion
  • How to identify and overcome biases and triggers that manifest in the workplace
  • Best-practice tools to foster psychologically safe environments
  • The power of language in building inclusion and exclusion at work
  • How to identify inclusive language and exclusive language

Participants will also hear real-life experiences of inclusion to increase leadership buy-in of DEI, and co-create an individual action plan to work towards embedding inclusive leadership into their daily practice.

 

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