Workplace diversity - by design

11 September & 30 November 2018, London

Many of you who attended the BSA Conference in Manchester in May will have heard Simon Fanshawe OBE, co-founder of Diversity by Design speak. If you did, you will hopefully have picked up that it’s a demonstrable fact that the power of difference that comes from workplace diversity helps organisations drive better performance. If you didn’t, watch Simon’s recent TED talk.

The BSA promised to host a few seminars with Simon and, following a successful first event in July, we have two additional dates available in 2018 -

Tuesday September 11, start time 17:30, concludes with networking drinks at 20:00
Friday November 30, start time 10:15, concludes with a networking lunch at 12:45 

Content:

- Diversity as a talent strategy to achieve organisational goals
- Recruiting, retaining and promoting for difference
- Removing bias – by changing process and behaviour
​- The latest research, thinking and practice on diversity
- The contribution that diversity can make
- Challenge and reflection for your own organisation

Thought provoking, entertaining and highly relevant.

Brought the subject of diversity to life in terms of helping us analyse the real benefits of diversity to the organisation.

(Feedback from our July seminar)

Who should attend?
The seminars are aimed at Chairs, Non-Executive Directors, particularly Chairs of Rems & Noms Committees, Chief Executives and Heads of HR.

Venue:
BSA, 23 Kingsway, London WC2

Cost:
BSA Members and Associate Members.- £250 (VAT exempt)

Register:
To secure a place, please email Christie Sharp.
We accept a maximum of 12 delegates per course.

Programme:

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About Diversity by Design
Diversity by Design’s approach is based on how to equip businesses with the right combination of talent to thrive. Their approach to diversity does not start from the arithmetic of identity (“add more women and stir”), but rather with the strategic challenges that organisations, in this case building societies specifically, face.

Currently working with the Boards of two of the largest insurers and one of the top four supermarkets and a range of Universities, amongst others, their approach of recruiting, retaining and recognising for difference (RfD) has had the dual effect of getting the best person for the job by building the best teams and at the same time increasing diversity.

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