Recognizing Bias

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About this Session

The words and actions produced by unconscious biases can have detrimental effects on working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. In this session, participants will learn how to recognize biases in order to mitigate these negative effects and improve working relationships throughout the organization.

Program Details

Program length

4 hours

Date & Location

Clients can request their ideal dates and location when completing the session request form.


$3,500 base price (for a group of up to 30 participants*).

Key Takeaways

  • Learn how to recognize unconscious biases and understand their effects on working relationships
  • Understand and apply the concept of inclusive leadership
  • Value and understand that we are more than what we see
  • Recognize the “background apps” that can get in the way of effective communication
  • Adjust your lexicon to appropriately and effectively communicate with others
  • Hold peers and colleagues accountable to high ethical standards

Key Projects/Activities

  • Bias identification activity
  • Small group discussions

Who Should Attend?

  • Leaders launching diversity and inclusion strategies who want to model inclusive behavior for their organizations.
  • Business unit-level leaders interested in developing self-awareness to manage a diverse work team.
  • High-potential managers seeking to broaden their cultural competence and emotional intelligence for high impact management of teams.

Facilitating your session is easy with our Program PACKages.

Every Short Session comes with a Program PACKage: a carefully-crafted toolbox designed to help you deliver your program with ease. Contents include:

  • resources for pre-program communications (to keep your participants informed about logistics/details for the upcoming session)
  • a ‘best practices’ guide to assist with in-session support for your participants (while your instructor delivers their content)
  • an outline for providing your participants with essential post-session follow-up communications

Don’t want to handle the planning? For an additional fee, you can hire one of our Exec Ed staff members to serve as your program manager; simply select the “Program Management Support” add-on option when completing your session request form.

Credential Opportunities

Individuals satisfactorily completing a course will receive documentation to apply for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours.

Past Participants

NC State Executive Education has successfully delivered this session to teams from the following organizations:


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*For organizations with far fewer than 30 participants, we will work to pair you with another organization to disperse the cost and maximize your value.