About this course

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.
What you will learn

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
How this course will help your career

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

Planned dates
  • 24th January 2023
  • 7th February 2023
  • 14th March 2023

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

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Who can attend this course
Military
MOD civil servants

This course is aimed at 1-4*s

Before you attend

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.

Planned dates
  • 24th January 2023
  • 7th February 2023
  • 14th March 2023

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

Register your interest
How the course will be taught
Face-to-face/ Residential; Blended; e-Learning (DLE)
Planned dates
  • 24th January 2023
  • 7th February 2023
  • 14th March 2023

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

Register your interest

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