Courses

DEI – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Mitigating Implicit Bias in the Hiring Process

Course Code: 01-09-M635

This course fulfills the requirement for all recruitment staff to receive training on recognizing and mitigating implicit bias contained in State HR Directive 20-02.



Mitigating Implicit Bias in the Hiring Process, a virtual instructor-led workshop, is designed to help learners understand explicit and implicit bias, and the impact these biases have on the hiring process. After completing this workshop, participants will be able to (1) identify the benefits of a diverse and representative workforce, (2) explain the harmful impact of implicit bias to applicants, organizations, and communities, and (3) plan for how to reduce the impact of bias on hiring decisions.

    Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Identify the benefits of a diverse & representative workforce
    • Describe the harmful impact of implicit bias to applicants, organizations, & communities
    • Create a plan to counteract bias which may be present throughout the hiring process

    Intended Audience: Leaders and managers, and appointing authorities

      Virtually Led Trainings: If you’re registering for a virtual training, the classroom link and materials will be sent to you separately within 1-2 business days before the scheduled class date.

        Cost:  We are pleased to offer the MIBHP program at a cost of $100 per learner, with an option of $0 per learner for state agencies contributing to the Personnel Services Fee (PSF).

        Need a Reasonable Accommodation to attend this class? Please view the Reasonable Accommodation page.