Diversity And Inclusion
“Creating and managing a diverse workforce is a process, not a destination.”
–R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.
What you'll master
This comprehensive course aims to equip employees with the essential knowledge and practical skills for promoting diversity and inclusion, mitigating unconscious bias, and enhancing cultural competence in their workplaces.
The course explores the tangible benefits of a diverse workforce and demonstrates how recruiting from marginalised groups not only improves business prospects but also fosters a culturally rich and innovative environment. It delves into strategies for implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives, from crafting a sourcing plan to dismantling systemic barriers in hiring processes. Participants will learn how to use their position to uplift marginalised voices and usher their organisation into a more equitable future.
Understanding and counteracting unconscious bias is a central focus of the course. You'll learn about the various cognitive and internalised biases that can influence decision-making, and how they can be overcome to ensure fair and logical outcomes. By examining successful business practices and strategies that have created inclusive, bias-free environments, you'll gain insights on applying these practices within your own organisation.
The course further enhances cultural competence by providing an in-depth exploration of the dynamics of operating in a business environment. Key topics include understanding cultural values across different nations, mastering cross-cultural negotiation, recognising and respecting cultural variations, and effectively managing communication and conflict across diverse cultural settings.
Whether you're an HR professional, a business leader, or someone aspiring to make a positive change in your organisation, this course offers a rich learning experience. Regardless of your background or prior knowledge, you'll leave equipped with valuable insights and practical tools to foster a diverse, inclusive, and globally competent working environment. Enrol today and prepare to lead your organisation towards an inclusive and globally conscious future.
Contents and Overview
This course is challenging but relatively quick, containing 14 sections, 32 facilitation sessions and 2h 57m total length. There are resources for each section to drive learning home. It's designed for organisations, regardless of size, which are facing DEI challenges.
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