Gender Matters

Creating an inclusive workplace for both women and men - Provide opportunities for your team to reach their full potential

This course allows organisations to realise the important benefits for employees, customers and stakeholders alike of encouraging a workforce based on ability, not gender.

Developed in partnership with Melanie Allison of Embankment Associates and ACAS, this exclusive training solution from Skill Boosters, provides guidance on best practice and emphasises the value of a gender inclusive workplace.

Key learning outcomes

'Gender Matters: Creating an inclusive workplace for both women and men' will enable your staff to have a better understanding of:

  • Employers’ and employees’ obligations under Sex Discrimination and Equal Pay Acts, as well as the Gender Recognition Act 2004
  • A variety of real-life factors that support and inhibit gender balance at work
  • People’s different needs, depending on their gender or gender identity
  • Gender bias in employment, for people undertaking gender reassignment as well as men and women
  • Effective working relationships through organisational culture change, to develop insights and build strong teams
  • The knowledge and skills necessary to work successfully as part of a diverse team

Course details Overview

This course covers a comprehensive range of gender related topics. Aimed at employees of all levels, it has been developed to suit anybody in your organisation including: foundation level employees, HR managers, diversity specialists, trainers and advisers, senior managers/executives and operational managers/executives.

Course Content

The 'Gender Matters' course enables employees to recognise the processes and behaviours that are consistent with inclusion and equality. The course content covers the requirements of the Sex Discrimination and Equal Pay Acts, and ensures that your staff gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work successfully as part of a gender inclusive team.

This course is accessible from MOLE. Please sign in to MUSE, access MOLE from the My Services menu and open MOLE. Then click on the link to the right to access the course.

You may also be interested in the Useful Guide to Diversity, available from the Useful Guides Library.