Inclusion and the role of communication



Meet the trainer

Charlotte Butler partners with The Academy to deliver this programme. With over fifteen years experience in employee engagement and HR, in 2015 Charlotte founded Altogether Different, a consultancy specialising in building empathy amongst employees to drive genuine, inclusive action.

Described as ‘revolutionary’ by clients, Charlotte’s immersive and innovative approach to diversity training provides an ‘active ingredient’ that creates meaningful change, fast. Results include gender pay gap reduction, inclusive hiring, better leadership communication, improved retention and even product innovation.


Meet the trainer

Charlotte Butler partners with The Academy to deliver this programme. With over fifteen years experience in employee engagement and HR, in 2015 Charlotte founded Altogether Different, a consultancy specialising in building empathy amongst employees to drive genuine, inclusive action.

Described as ‘revolutionary’ by clients, Charlotte’s immersive and innovative approach to diversity training provides an ‘active ingredient’ that creates meaningful change, fast. Results include gender pay gap reduction, inclusive hiring, better leadership communication, improved retention and even product innovation.


 

“So useful to take a step back and look through the perspective of others. The feedback was unanimously positive. A practical starting point for personal commitment to inclusivity.”


A practical, immersive one-day workshop covering:


► The business case for Inclusion

► Building Empathy for Inclusion amongst employees

► How unconscious bias can affect our communication and messaging

► Taking the lead as communicators with inclusive language

► How to communicate around protected characteristics

► The role of leadership communication in creating an inclusive workplace culture

► Practical communication tips for increasing workplace inclusion at a micro and macro level


Content of the workshop:

Why include? Understanding how to communicate the business case behind diverse and inclusive workplaces

What do we mean by intersectionality? Exploring difference, authenticity, moving workplace diversity from ‘2D’ to ‘3D’

Unconscious Bias and the barriers to inclusion – an overview of the phenomenon, exploring the effects of unconscious bias on our roles as communication/engagement professionals

Building empathy with employees around Diversity and Inclusion - the crucial step for meaningful inclusive change


The use of inclusive language to create a culture of respect - what are the UK’s protected characteristics and how can we effectively communicate them in the workplace?

Practical tips to help you drive the Diversity & Inclusion agenda in your business – as a group we workshop actions to take back to your day-to-day roles.

Come away with a meaningful action plan you can implement right away.



This programme is developed as a bespoke, in-house programme, enabling us to incorporate genuine scenarios to make the learning totally relevant.