People tend to classify their fellow human beings into a pre-defined category system and evaluate them on that basis – but why is that? This e-training course deals with unconscious cognitive distortions and other unconscious thought patterns – such as prejudice and stereotypes – along with their causes. Participants will get to know various forms of unconscious bias – such as name bias, affinity bias and confirmation bias – and also receive some helpful tips on how to deal with them in a reflective way in their professional life.
Employees with and without leadership functions who understand the causes of unconscious bias and want to develop new strategies for dealing with them
Understanding the meaning of the term unconscious bias and the effects of unconscious bias
Understanding unconscious bias as a shortcut and part of human survival strategy
Knowing the most common and important mechanisms underlying unconscious bias
Knowing and applying strategies for countering unconscious bias