In this workshop, experience how biases and individual perceptions influence product envisioning, strategy definition, and the go to market process. Develop strategies to notice and redirect biases as they are revealed – in a professional, productive manner that focuses the conversation on progress. Building awareness and tools for managing bias is a key component of leading with empathy and inclusion, developing high-performing teams, and building a culture of belonging. These skills apply to designing and building products, programs, processes, test plans, and are core to practicing inclusive design.
In this course you will:
Understand how bias works in our brains
Experience how we personally rely on bias
Map bias awareness to product development
Develop strategies to notice and redirect biases consciously
Practice pragmatic tools to de-bias our work
Discuss how we experience bias as a society
This course is ideal for:
Managers, technical leads, project teams, practitioners, designers of products, processes, programs, or test plans and anyone who wants to become a more introspective, inclusive individual with the work they do.