#ThePracticeOfEquity Manager Series

 

The Practice of Equity Manager Series is a learning experience for managers who want to learn to lead their teams in ways that center equity and disrupts racism at work.  We created this series to share tools that help managers change their practices and behaviors so they can act in solidarity with their staff to discover new ways of working that create amazing, equitable, and inclusive workplaces.

 

Course Dates & Details

Each live online class will meet from

3:00-4:30pm CT 

Weekly sessions begin Thursday, April 29 and will run for 7 weeks. 

This course series is a combination of weekly live online classes and weekly self directed modules.

  • Thursday, April 29

  • Thursday, May 6

  • Thursday, May 13 

  • Thursday, May 20

  • Thursday, May 27

  • Thursday, June 3

  • Thursday, June 10

 

What you will learn in the Series

  • How social, cultural, and racial identity shapes our management practices

  • How traditional management practices can contribute to oppressive work environments and tools to disrupt those patterns

  • Tools to kick off your team well and create an equitable and inclusive team culture

  • Tools to set goals, share accountability, and decision making with your team in ways that center equity and belonging

  • How to deconstruct your management practice and reimagine something new that centers equity

 

What is included in the Series

  • 6 self-paced, asynchronous modules

  • 6 live, weekly online sessions  

  • Small learning groups* 

  • Weekly optional office hours

  • Access to a growing network of people committed to change their practices and behaviors to create more equitable workplaces 

*​In addition to learning groups, we will occasionally use racial affinity spaces to debrief our learning. We use racial affinity spaces to help create psychological safety in our learning community.

Time Commitment: The Manager Series is a 7 week series, with weekly 90-minute live sessions with self-paced sessions in between live sessions. We estimate the self-paced sessions will take between 2-4 hours each week.

 

Who the Series is for

Managers who recognize how they lead their teams shapes feelings of belonging, inclusion, equity, and how their teams can show up at work.


Our participants are committed to changing their management practices to achieve racial equity and improve inclusion and belonging on their teams.  This series will provide tools to do just that.

 

What this Series is NOT

This series is not a racism 101 series.  To get the most out of the series, participants should be familiar with power, privilege, oppression, and the history of race and racism in the United States. 


Participants should also be comfortable discussing and examining their own racial and cultural background, power, and privileges. 

This series also assumes that those who chose to participate believe that race and social cultural identity plays a role on how people experience work, and that racial bias leads to disparate outcomes for Black, Indigenous, and other staff of color.  

 

Cost of the Series 

$2,500 per person 

 
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