Leading Diverse Teams
Talent is distributed equally across gender, race, and class, yet whilst organisations recognise how to identify potential in their male employees, they are less able to spot, develop, and promote female executive talent. All too often organisations apply the same mind-set and processes they use to develop men for developing female talent when it’s shown not to work.
Building diverse teams is not an innate skill that all managers have, but it can be learned.
That’s why The Pipeline is offering something that works – a programme of training to show senior leaders and managers how to develop women and maximise the potential of female executive talent. In so doing it increases understanding and builds confidence in managers
and leaders to tackle difficult conversations.
Leading Diverse Teams works with managers to address the underlying anxieties that might exist about leading and managing a diverse workforce, and equips them with the understanding and ‘know how’ to build high-performing, diverse teams, where everyone feels
they belong and can excel.
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Why Lead Diverse Teams?
It is now imperative that companies widen the pool of talent by leading diverse teams as women and men working together at senior levels of organisations greatly improves business performance and long-term sustainability. An IMF study showed that one more woman in senior management is associated with 8 to 13 basis points higher return on assets, whilst our own Women Count 2020 report shows that FTSE 350 companies with 25% or more women on their executive committees achieved an average 10.6% net profit margin, while those with no women achieved a paltry 1.5%. The results are staggering and clear: it is time to equip managers with the knowledge and confidence to develop female executive talent.
Why Unconscious Bias doesn’t get results
We’ve all known for some years that Unconscious Bias Training doesn’t deliver results but we keep using it in the hope of a different outcome! Our co-founder Margaret McDonagh explains why Unconscious Bias Training will never deliver more women and people of colour at senior levels READ HERE. Instead of telling managers that they’re biased (we all are) give them the skills, confidence and ‘know how’ to develop all talent in your organisation through programmes like Leading Diverse Teams.
Leading Diverse Teams Content
Leading Diverse Teams is offered in two formats – either as a Half-Day programme for a crash course on the basics, or as a comprehensive Programme delivered in the form of three half-day sessions over 12-months. Both formats include one-to-one coaching for each manager, and sessions can be run with a minimum of 8 and maximum of 10 participants to ensure maximum participation and benefit.
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The Pipeline develop and run exceptional leadership programmes for individual leaders and for organisations that want to be better at managing and developing diverse teams. We specialise in working with women and other under-represented talent to build confidence, enhance executive presence, deliver compelling presentations, prepare for interviews and ultimately secure promotions.
Creating Woman Leaders of the Future
This women’s leadership programme is for organisations building a sustainable pipeline of female talent that find too many high-potential women languish in middle management and do not find their way into executive roles.
- Leadership summit
Increasing Women in ExCo & CEO Roles
There are countless women with the potential to step into the top job. This senior women‘s leadership programmes provides the tools and the networks to make this a reality for your organisation.
- Top flight
- Woman CEOs
Helping More Women of Colour Break Through
Organisations succeed when they are more diverse, and yet women of colour face significant barriers to their progress in the workplace. This programme gives them the tools and the know-how to break through to the top.
- BAME Breakthrough Summit