Diversity in the Workplace Training: Building Bridges of Understanding

Level: Foundation

This course about diversity training in the workforce focuses on awareness to increase participants ability to work effectively and productively in a diverse workplace. It is designed to be thought provoking and challenging. With increased self-awareness and awareness of others, participants are able to recognize and value our human differences. This allows them to develop strategies for a strong diversity initiative to support teams and organizations to excel.

Diversity in the Workplace Training: Building Bridges of Understanding

Key Features of this Diversity in the Workplace Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Develop awareness and knowledge of the many dimensions of diversity.
  • Identify the major components of culture and its influence on the individual and on relationships.
  • Examine the effect of group affiliations on individual identity.
  • Explore the costs and effects of stereotyping.
  • Recognize the stages toward an inclusive workplace.
  • Improve communication among diverse employees.

Certifications/Credits:

CPE 11 Credits

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  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
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Important Diversity in the Workplace Training Information

  • Who Should Attend this Course

    Anyone who is ready to learn how to embrace and work with a diverse workforce and who wants to make a positive difference in their organization. This course is beneficial to all persons regardless of age, title, or educational level.

Diversity in the Workplace Training Outline

  • Introductions & Overview

    • Course Goals
    • Course Objectives
    • Community Agreements
    • Activity: What’s in a Name?
  • Diversity: Similar Differences

    • Chapter Objectives
    • What is Diversity?
    • Dimensions of Diversity
    • Activity: Similar Differences
    • Levels of Uniqueness
    • Activity: Who Am I?
  • How Culture Shapes Us

    • Chapter Objectives
    • What is Culture
    • Layers of Culture
    • Activity: Brief Encounters
    • Values: The Core of Culture
    • Value Programming
    • Activity: My Life’s Journey
    • Steps for Building Understanding
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Activity: Portraits of Diversity
    • Share of the Workforce
    • Approaches to Diversity
    • Steps Toward an Inclusive Workplace
    • Activity: Identifying Barriers to Inclusion
    • Benefits of an Inclusive Workplace
    • Characteristics of an Inclusive Workplace
  • Identity Groups and Stereotypes

    • Chapter Objectives
    • What is Group Identity?
    • Group Identities are Important
    • When There are Few Among Many
    • Stereotyping
    • Pitfalls and Costs of Stereotyping
    • Activity: Why do People Stereotype
    • Why People Stereotype
    • Activity: Internalized Oppression; Internalized Pride
    • Activity: Untold History
  • Race, Gender, Power

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Conscious/Unconscious
    • Expectations and Assumptions
    • Unconscious Bias
    • Key Characteristics of Unconscious Bias
    • Some Types of Unconscious Bias
    • Systemic Racism and Sexism
    • How ‘isms” are Built
    • Activity: I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know
    • Characteristics of Dominant Groups
    • Outcomes: Racist/Sexist vs. Inclusive
    • What is Power?
    • Activity: Race/Gender and Power
  • Communicating in a Diverse Workplace

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Definition of Communication
    • Axioms of Communication
    • Communication Keys
    • Activity: Diversity Competence Skills
    • Diversity Mindset

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Diversity in the Workplace Training FAQs

  • Will this course help me build and manage a diverse team in my organization?

    Yes, this course will teach you to embrace and work with a diverse workforce and make a positive difference in your organization.

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