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Gender Diversity at the Workplace Course


This three-day course will help you identify what it is you can do to improve gender diversity within your organization and provide you with the tools to create a convincing business case and action plan that will drive good practice and generate company-wide support for gender diversity in the workplace.


3 days.


This course is designed for HR Practitioner, Recruiter, Line Manager or Leader responsible for improving the gender diversity within your organization, and you want some practical tools and techniques to help and support you.


By the end of the course, participants will have:

  • The current gender diversity landscape and why embracing gender diversity is becoming an increasingly important mainstream business issue
  • The importance of creating a relevant business case for strategic action
  • Recruitment and attraction strategies for greater gender diversity
  • Barriers to achieving greater gender diversity - how to retain females/males within your organizations by addressing organizational and mind-set factors
  • The development of initiatives to create greater gender diversity
  • How to stimulate systemic change and track progress
  • A framework for designing and implementing an effective gender diversity action plan to support business needs
  • Ways of keeping in touch with good practice and maintaining progress.


  • Introductions
  • Explore the current gender diversity landscape
  • Examine the key drivers influencing the attention on gender diversity
  • The business case – the importance of identifying the needs of your organization
  • How to recruit and attract for greater gender diversity including the employee value proposition, recruitment criteria used and gender bias when hiring
  • How to retain women/men within your organization by reviewing organizational factors including equal pay, policies and procedures, company values, culture and role models which may unwittingly disadvantage women.
  • How to retain women/men within your organization by addressing mindset factors including unconscious bias, masculine v feminine leadership styles and behaviors and understanding the differences between men and women
  • Examining different types of development initiatives to encourage greater gender diversity and support for women: including gender diversity training, creating female networks and the role of mentoring
  • Exploring systemic change and how you can track your progress
  • Creating a gender diversity strategy and identifying organizational ways to support your strategy
  • Draw up an action plan to start identifying what you and your organization needs to focus on
  • Learn how to learn and keep on learning about gender diversity


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

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Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 7th September 2020.

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Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 3 Days
Event Date 14-09-2020
Event End Date 16-09-2020
Cut off date 07-09-2020
Individual Price(rwanda franc) R₣ 375,992
Individual Price (International) EUR 414
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 469
Location Kigali,Rwanda
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