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.


5 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.

Foundation Level


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

Enroll for a Face-to-Face (In-Person) Class

Face-to-Face Registration By Location

We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face schedules allow you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

Virtual Trainer Led Schedules

We ensure your learning experience is top-notch by utilizing the finest learning facilities available. Our virtual classes offer you the flexibility to attend courses remotely from anywhere, providing unparalleled convenience and exceptional value for your investment. We understand that your comfort and convenience are paramount, which is why we bring the classroom experience directly to you, wherever you may be. With our virtual class schedules, you have the freedom to choose from a wide range of courses and attend them from the comfort of your own space.

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FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email:
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 Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: Phone: +254 715 077 817.