Masterclass Series: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and the Workplace

Insurance at IT Carlow is delighted to present a series of five Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) online Masterclasses developed and delivered by the D&I Performance Platform specialists, inclusio®.

This practical and impactful Masterclass Series will provide participants with a clear understanding of the business case for EDI, expert insights around Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) requirements and EU regulation, with a core focus on building knowledge around the practical application of EDI in the workplace and its relevance to organisational sustainability.

NOTE: The series of five masterclasses is free to attend but attendees must register your interest to gain access to the class. The masterclass series is run on a drop in and drop out basis, but attendees must attend four of five sessions and complete an exit questionnaire to attain a Certificate of Completion.

This initiative forms part of an industry-led approach to Diversity and Inclusion from a strategic partnership between the Centre for Insurance Risk Data Analytics Studies (CIRDAS), the Insurtech Network Centre (INC), Ireland South East Financial Services Cluster (ISEFSC), and inclusio®. This exciting initiative has been included under the government’s 5 year Ireland for Finance strategy and in their action plan for 2022.

Register your interest here.

Masterclass Schedule

Session 1

April 6th 2022 – 12:30pm-1.30pm

Building Workplaces Where People Want to Work & Inclusive Leadership

This session will explore the benefits of inclusion and Inclusive leadership within the workplace to build a workplace in which people want to work.

Session 2

April 20th 2022 – 12:30pm-1.30pm

Workplace Culture and Decision Making

This session will define and explore what culture means, the formation of workplace cultures and how bias can impact our decision making process in the workplace.

Session 3

May 25th 2022 – 12:30pm-1.30pm

Practical Application of EDI in the Workplace

This session will investigate the benefits of inclusion and practically how its key elements impact an organisation through the exploration of case studies.

Session 4

June 8th 2022 – 12:30pm-1.30pm

Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) Requirements and EU Regulation

This session will provide attendees with an understanding of the current regulatory environment and discuss frameworks for responding to these challenges.

Session 5

TBC June 2022 – 12:30pm-1.30pm

Building a Workable Action Plan

(Org self-assessment/ Framework)

Attendees will be afforded the opportunity to develop a meaningful, workable D&I action plan and their intended outcomes for your own organisation.

Register your interest here.