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Gender matters (Course)

Gender matters (Course)

Valuing employees on the basis of their ability and not their gender is a crucial part of building a fair and inclusive workplace. Developed in partnership with Acas and Melanie Allison of Embankment Associates, this course looks at the benefits of a gender-inclusive workplace and what we can do to achieve it.


E-learning description

‘Gender matters’ examines gender bias in the workplace and sets out the benefits of a gender-inclusive workplace for employers, employees and customers alike.

Developed in partnership with Acas and Melanie Allison of Embankment Associates and featuring contributions from diversity experts at KPMG, and the course sets out the processes and behaviours that are consistent with inclusion and equality and explains the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 with regard to gender equality. Using a combination of expert analysis and high-quality original drama, it teaches the skills necessary to work successfully as part of a gender-inclusive team and provides best-practice guidance for eliminating discrimination.

Learning outcomes

This course will give a better understanding of:

  • employers’ and employees’ obligations under the Equality Act 2010
  • real-life factors that support and inhibit gender balance at work
  • how people’s needs differ depending on their gender
  • gender bias in employment, including for people undertaking gender reassignment
  • how to effective build working relationships through organisational culture change
  • the knowledge and skills necessary to work successfully as part of a diverse team.


Melanie Allison- Director, Diversity Leadership, Embankment Associates

Course Curriculum

Gender matters: Introduction 00:05:00
Gender matters: The gender issue 00:10:00
Gender matters: Beating prejudice 00:16:00
A level playing field 00:11:00
A Balancing Act 00:10:00
Gender matters: Mutual Respect 00:10:00
Gender matters: quiz 00:10:00

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  • £14.95 (per learner)
  • 7 Units
  • 1 hour, 12 minutes

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