Defence Senior Officers’ Equality, Diversity and Inclusive Leadership Course - R057

Defence Leadership Centre
1 day

About this course

This course will:
  • examine prevailing attitudes
  • increase a wider understanding of equality, diversity and inclusivity
  • emphasise how this topic is at the heart of leadership in the MOD Civil Service and Armed Forces
  • assist you in playing your respective part in helping the MOD continue to develop

What you will learn

You will learn:
  • compliance – ensure that senior leaders as part of the public sector are aware of Defence’s legal obligations and their role in ensuring that departmental policies and procedures are complied with
  • Defence Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and implementing the Defence Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Programme
  • commitment – impress upon senior leaders the need to take personal responsibility for diversity and inclusion
  • practice – senior leaders to identify the specific actions they can take through the production of a personal diversity and inclusion action plan
We use a variety of different teaching methods from student led discussions, presentations, syndicate work and ICT based learning.  All of these combine to create a blended learning environment accessible to everyone.  All course materials are provided on paper as well as digitally.

How will this course help my career?

This course is mandatory for all strategic leaders – they will be required to attend it every 3 years.

Before you attend

For public sector:
  • Equality and Diversity Essentials online training and Unconscious Bias online training
For all:
  • the Defence Secretary, Permanent Under Secretary and Chief of the Defence Staff have all made personal diversity and inclusion pledges which it would be an advantage to have read
A reading list will also be given on acceptance to the workshop.

All applicants are to have read 2017DIN07-076.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
Senior Military Officers (1*)
Senior MOD Civil Servants (SCS)

Partners across government, international or industry applicants may also attend this course.  Please register your interest above, selecting your relevant sector.

For course availability and attendance, please contact your relevant single service policy desk.

How will I learn?

Classroom, E-Learning