Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work
An organization is only as good as its culture—and building that culture is not only a role for HR, it’s every manager’s and employee’s responsibility.
The management of diversity, equity, and inclusion has evolved from a focus on compliance to a strategic-level effort with a demonstrated positive impact on an organization’s performance.
In the current business climate, companies that strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion are achieving intended business results including increased engagement, collaboration, innovation, and profitable growth. They provide the proof that DEI are much more than a legal or moral requirement; they’re also a competitive advantage.
This course provides an overview of the current best practices of the management of DEI and presents targeted and high-involvement diversity practices. It examines diversity in the contexts of teams and leaders, and it frames DEI in terms of current business and cultural challenges.
Why This Training is Important
- Cultivating diversity in the workplace can be challenging. When approached thoughtfully, diversity challenges are valuable opportunities for workplace growth and inclusion.
- Best practices DEI training teaches learners how to develop an environment of inclusion and belonging that generates high morale, productivity, and positively impacts company brand.
- Organizations that make DEI a priority understand that training isn’t a one-time event. It should be part of an ongoing program to improve DEI, aligned with the organization’s priorities and values and woven into policies, practices, and processes.
What You Will Learn
Employees and Managers gain a deeper understanding of:
- Distinguish between diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Assess stereotypes and prejudices that may influence behavior in work groups.
- Describe methods to reduce prejudice and improve psychological safety in work groups.
- Understand the three sources of inclusion in a workplace (organizational, work group, and immediate supervisor)