The Leading Diverse and Inclusive Organisations (LDIO) programme will:
- present the business case for diversity and inclusion (D&I) in practise
- demonstrate the importance of strategic leadership in shaping culture
- consider the lived experience of feeling included/excluded
- assess strategies for managing personal biases
- provide case studies from a diverse range of organisations
- assist you in identifying proactive, personal and leadership strategies to play your part in the MOD becoming a more diverse and inclusive employer
The programme requires delegates to complete:
- pre-course learning
- a 1-day classroom based workshop
- post-course reflection
All are mandatory.
Senior leaders are also encouraged to book a place on the 1-day Senior Leaders Mental Fitness and Resilience (SLMFR) workshop, which complements the LDIO offering.
Applicants are asked to note the following points:
- access to the Defence Learning Environment (DLE) is essential
- Adobe Connect is the platform used for delivery and cannot be accessed via MODNet devices.
- a post-workshop submission (approximately 2-hours) is a mandatory requirement and is submitted via the DLE.
You will learn how to:
- provide senior leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to help deliver the D&I strategy
- ensure senior leaders are aware of defence’s obligations and their role in ensuring departmental policies and procedures are complied with
- impress upon senior leaders the need to take personal responsibility for D&I
- help senior leaders identify specific actions they can take
This programme is mandatory for all strategic leaders – they will be required to attend it every 3 years.
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This course is aimed at 1-4*s
Public sector personnel:
- Equality and Diversity Essentials online training and Unconscious Bias online training
For all other personnel:
- 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 be given on acceptance to the workshop
- Approximately 2-hours pre-course e-Learning on the DLE
All applicants are required to read 2020225DIN07.