Diversity and Inclusion are essential to successful business practice, resulting in effective engagement with employees, customers, supply chains and stakeholders. Inclusivity means success in a world of emerging technology, economic change, and shifting demographics, with an ever-growing diverse population looking for business and institutions to deliver better opportunities for all.
D&I Training & Consultancy
D&I training and consultancy can help create more productive work environments that will help attract a better workforce as well as retain existing staff, therefore providing a talent pool of people that provides any organisation with a competitive edge whilst helping to offer a superior client service.
Although training can bring about considerable change, it needs to be combined with a strategic focus. This in turn ensures we deliver system wide change as well as appealing to the hearts and minds of the recipients of our learning.
A culture shift will only appear when top echelons of management show clear leadership, commitment and accountability to succeed in implementing and sustaining diversity solutions that create harmony and loyalty in the diverse and talented workforce required to drive the organisation’s vision and growth.
Focus & commitment
Diversity and Inclusion does not happen overnight
Such commitment and leadership requires hard work with a clear and concise plan of action with defined goals, constant focus and devising tools and methodologies that fit the organisation’s set vision and aspirations.
Diversity and Inclusion does not happen overnight – it is a progressive process that requires carefully embedding diversity in all aspects of the business so it becomes a coherent part of the machine.
It is only effective when the working environment and culture are ready to accept change, acknowledge and embrace diversity.
The ultimate goal of Diversity and Inclusion is to provide employees of all ages, race, gender and religions in any organisation with increased productivity, creativity, problem solutions, attraction and retention of talent, and to help build synergy in teams, enhance communication, increase the organisations market share and create a satisfied diverse customer base. Applying D&I management strategies will release opportunities and unlock potential, ultimately helping to propel the organisation and its status to claim its place and success in the global business world.
At Global Diversity Practice, we pride ourselves in our passion for developing leading diversity and inclusion consultancy and cutting edge learning solutions which are grounded firmly in research and evidence.
We know how to help you reap measurable returns from good diversity and inclusion practice whether we’re;
coaching and upskilling your CEO and the leadership team on unconscious bias;
developing the competence and confidence of your middle managers;
benchmarking diversity performance against peer group organisations;
providing expert research on social policy as it effects diversity in the workplace;
interfacing with your clients and customers to create more inclusive sales and marketing programmes; or
running cross-cultural or gender equity workshops.
GDP has delivered D&I consultancy and training to an impressive client list that represents many of the leading brands in the world across a variety of sectors. To view our full client portfolio, visit our case studies section.
A data-driven, analytical approach is essential to change mindsets and achieve organisational buy-in for programmes that carefully target the issues that are blocking success and creating a toxic culture.
We get to know your industry, your business and your teams in-depth to personalise our message and trigger an emotional response. Individuals recognise they have a part to play in transforming the values, policies and priorities to enable the organisation to thrive.
We chart a clear and measurable strategy that is easily actionable with your existing resource and competence. Teams feel empowered and able to deliver change.
Farrah is very committed to providing the best possible product to clients and has worked hard to understand the intricacies of working in DFID to put together a very relevant and successful programme; not an easy task with a workforce of over 2,500 spread across the world. Farrah has excelled in each area. She has shown a true sense of commitment and conviction on what she delivers.
GDP is led by Farrah Qureshi, a globally recognised expert on diversity and inclusion.
Founded in 2009, GDP pioneered a new approach to business and management consultancy based on embedding principles of diversity and inclusion across organisations, impacting every business division and department.
Our global network of consultants, trainers, researchers, learning designers and delivery partners work globally and virtually to deliver outstanding results and exceptional value.