Leading equality and diversity
This unit is about organisational commitment to equality and diversity, and its application and support throughout the organisation. It aims to explore the needs of individuals and how this is demonstrated in behaviours and conduct.
Learners may use their own employment context, or that of another organisation with which they are very familiar, to base their assignment. However, in the case that they are not able to do so, please use the below scenario: -
You are a senior manager of a medium sized company. Your organisation has the necessary employment policies in place, sometimes monitors the equality and diversity of the workforce but needs to develop how rigorously behaviour which is contrary to company policy is followed up.
Explain the ways in which an organisation can demonstrate its commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity. Use this information to evaluate how effectively the organisation commits to equality of opportunity and diversity. Assess how the organisation monitors and measures its commitment.
Guideline word count: 600 - 700 words A.C. 1.1 - Evaluate the organisation’s commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity
A.C. 2.2 - Assess the application of the organisation’s commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity
Summarise current UK legislation and regulations which govern organisational and personal responsibilities and liabilities. Outline relevant codes of practice or equality legislation and explain the responsibilities of individual’s and the organisation.
Guideline word count: 400 - 450 words A.C. 1.3 - Identify organisational and personal responsibilities and liabilities under equality legislation and /or codes of practice
Describe key characteristics which should be contained within an organisation’s equality and diversity policy in order to