⚒⚒ | ＄＄ | ⏲⏲ | Through awareness training, managers and employees in research & development become aware of the impact of (perceived) diversity characteristics on their attitudes. Participants are also exposed to alternative viewpoints and taught how to deal constructively with stereotypes and biases in the workplace.
⚒ | ＄ | ⏲ | A checklist on diversity helps teachers with prior knowledge to design their lessons inclusively and to encourage their students to think critically. It facilitates the implementation of inclusive language and increases the visibility of different diversity groups in the classroom.
⚒⚒ | ＄＄ | ⏲ | Coaching is one of the most widespread measures for individual career development. Personalized support from coaches with similar diversity characteristics can help realize coachees’ potential and increase their impact on innovation processes.
⚒⚒ | ＄＄ | ⏲⏲ | In the long run, companies will deliver more innovative goods and services that consider the interests of various diversity groups by integrating Design Thinking into research and development. Through a “train the trainers” program, research & development executives are trained to use Design Thinking approaches in innovation processes.
⚒⚒⚒ | ＄＄ | ⏲⏲ | In the long run, companies will deliver more innovative goods and services that consider the interests of various diversity groups by integrating Design Thinking into research & development. In a diversity-sensitive Design Thinking workshop, participants learn to think outside the box through different creativity techniques. Moreover, they also learn about diversity aspects in an application-oriented context.
⚒⚒ | ＄＄ | ⏲⏲ | Within the framework of diversity competence training, managers and employees in the research & development field gain knowledge concerning diversity aspects in the working environment. Participants learn how to incorporate diversity management approaches into their daily practices and creative processes. In the long run, diversity competence in the workplace helps create an inclusive innovation culture and the comprehensive promotion of innovation processes.
⚒ | ＄ | ⏲ | In the project "Gendering MINT digital", the most recent approaches for gender-oriented R&D in science and technology are being developed and tested. By using Open Educational Resources (OER) in the STEM field, innovation-oriented companies can strengthen the gender competencies of their employees and trainees, especially with respect to technical and scientific R&D units.
⚒⚒ | ＄＄ | ⏲⏲ | Organizations actively contribute to the increase and diversification of their talent pool by purposefully promoting young talent, and they establish themselves as an inclusive employer by doing so. Supporting young talent from underrepresented and/or socially disadvantaged diversity groups broadens their professional opportunities and empowers them in pursuing self-determined careers.
⚒⚒ | ＄＄ | ⏲⏲ | A workshop on inclusive language can be held before creating a communication guideline, accompanying its introduction, or standing on its own as an individual measure. The theoretical and practical examination of inclusive language sensitizes workshop participants to the topic and allows them to explore new forms of expression.