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Public Sector Equality Duties under the Equality Act 2010: How to Benefit from Compliance

Chartered Management Institute logo This course forms part of a CMI Certificate in Leadership and Management

This event is suitable for those who want to understand the requirements placed on public bodies by the Equality Act 2010 and how to comply with them. The event focuses on the positive business benefits to be obtained from compliance and a pro-active approach to equality.

Learning Objectives

By participating in this training you will:

  • understand the provisions of the Equality Act and in particular the requirements the Act places on Public Bodies;
  • understand how to demonstrate compliance with the Equality Duty;
  • be able to set and publish Equality Objectives as required by the Act;
  • understand why equality is “good business sense”; and
  • identify ways in which equality/diversity can be used to improve outcomes.

Programme

9:45
Chair’s Introduction
10:00
Introduction to Equality - why it’s just good business
10:30
Overview of the Equality Act - what it means for you
11:15
Break
11:30
Public Sector Duties:
  • General; and
  • Specific
How to demonstrate compliance.
12:30
Lunch
13:30
Setting Equality Objectives
14:45
Break
15:00
Improving Outcomes - How can you use equality/diversity to make a real difference for you, your organisation and your stakeholders?
15:45
Conclusion and Review
16:00
Close

Please note that the programme is subject to change without notice

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