Alle Programme

Unconscious Bias – Course Collection

Identify and eliminate stereotypes, clichés, and discrimination in your own behavior and thought patterns

Unconscious bias influences many decisions and processes in everyday work and can have a negative impact on the company as a whole. Become more aware of your own ‘unconscious bias’ and learn how to counteract their effects. 

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Free for all Bertelsmann employees
Number of courses: 11

What you will learn

Performance reviews, recruiting, working relationships and even investment decisions can be influenced by unconscious biases and stereotypes. But they don't have to be: This online collection helps you understand unconscious biases and stereotypes and develop strategies for dealing with them. We invite you to look into the material and learn how to make better decisions and act more inclusively!

  • What does my headscarf mean to you?
  • Core Message of "Thinking, fast and slow" by Daniel Kahneman
  • Implicit Associations Test (IAT)
  • Unconscious bias: Online Training 
  • 12 Cognitive Biases Explained 
  • How to Outsmart Your Own Unconscious Bias
  • How the Best Bosses Interrupt Bias on Their Teams
  • Deep dive: Stereotype Threat
  • Deep dive: Recruiting and unconscious bias
  • Deep dive: Microagressions
  • The cognitive bias codex: 180+ biases

Who will benefit

All Bertelsmann employees who want to understand the influence of unconscious biases on decision-making and learn how to develop strategies for dealing with them.

What you can expect

Video training, blog entries and self-study material