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Diversity Equity Inclusion Course Directory
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|Moving from Bias to Inclusion in a DEI Journey||Course|| View details|
Moving from Bias to Inclusion in a DEI Journey
An increased focus on the importance of DEI in the workplace has shed light on the fact that everyone has bias. Though its rooted in human nature its important to understand what implicit bias is in order to develop the thoughtful inclusion mindset. In this course youll learn about the different kinds of implicit bias and how to recognize them in action. Youll also learn about the importance of committing to thoughtful inclusion in the workplace.
|Workplace Diversity Equity and Inclusion in Action||Course|| View details|
Workplace Diversity Equity and Inclusion in Action
A diverse and inclusive workforce is a business and human imperative. Regardless of your role or the size of your organization everyone can play an active role in fostering diversity equity and inclusivity. Future business growth and success depend upon embracing inclusion and eliminating bias and discrimination in the workplace. However for many organizations building cultural and business practices that embrace workplace diversity can still feel elusive. Besides hiring diverse talent what more can we do? This course is your guide to defining diversity equity and inclusion and advancing meaningful and impactful diversity equity and inclusion practices in your workplace. In this course youll learn to recognize key characteristics of DEI and practices for building and sustaining a healthy DEI culture. Youll also learn to identify behaviors that signal a breakdown in achieving an inclusive culture key elements that enable diversity equity inclusion and belonging to take root and the steps for demonstrating agility and resilience in your DEI journey.
|Adopting an Inclusion Mindset at Work||Course|| View details|
Adopting an Inclusion Mindset at Work
Its not just individuals who face unconscious biases in the workplace; teams and organizations can also operate with shared institutionalized biases. Ensuring a diverse workplace requires actively participating in and advocating for DEI supports. In this course youll learn about the power of inclusion and how to support DEI at work. You’ll also learn the basics of inclusive recruitment and hiring and what it looks like when a company supports inclusion from onboarding through to retirement.
|Becoming a DEI Ally and Agent for Change||Course|| View details|
Becoming a DEI Ally and Agent for Change
To understand and appreciate diversity in the workplace we must develop an understanding of ourselves and the diverse ways in which we view the world. Working in a diverse and inclusive workforce has many personal and professional benefits ranging from improved wellness and personal health to engagement and community and innovation and creativity. Equally important is the ability to leverage each of our unique talents skills and contributions. In this course youll explore strategies to help you become an advocate for diversity equity and inclusion within the workplace. You’ll learn to build awareness of your values and social perspective and recognize specific actions that can improve social and cultural aspects of DEI. You’ll also learn about key concepts of allyship methods to be a more inclusive communicator and how to use the RISE model to become a DEI ally.
|Recognizing and Addressing Micro-behaviors in the Workplace||Course|| View details|
Recognizing and Addressing Micro-behaviors in the Workplace
Micro-behaviors are a macro problem. Dr. Alvin Poussaint described the cumulative impact of micro-aggressions as “death by a thousand nicks.” Subtle acts of exclusion – often unconscious – left unchecked will take a toll on your employees. These subtle forms of bias and discrimination often leave people frustrated and lead to decreased productivity. In this course youll learn to recognize the characteristics of the different types of micro-behaviors and how to decode the messages they send. Youll also learn to identify when and how to take action to address micro-aggressions and how to use micro-inclusions as an antidote to micro-aggressions.
|Bridging the Diversity Gap||Course|| View details|
Bridging the Diversity Gap
Without a diverse workforce organizations run the risk of viewing things from a very limited perspective. The organization provides the structure for operation but its the individuals within that organization who carry out the mission of the organization. To get the most innovative solutions from the individuals in your business you need to create a workplace that embraces inclusion and avoids bias and stereotyping. This course focuses on what diversity is and how to leverage the diversity within the organization. You’ll also explore the barriers such as unconscious bias that must be overcome to create a diversified and inclusive working environment.
|Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace||Course|| View details|
Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
Ensuring a diverse welcoming and productive organization means overcoming biases. No matter who you are you are prey to unconscious biases. To be part of a complex diverse workplace you must take steps to overcome them. In this course youll learn to recognize how superficial differences can contribute to bias and lead to prejudice and social stereotypes. Youll learn specific tactics for combatting unconscious bias and adopting an anti-bias approach. Youll also learn how to be an inclusive leader by using these tactics to overcome explicit and implicit bias across the organization and in the hiring process.
|Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases||Course|| View details|
Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases
Each of us is a member of a society that is often partitioned into groups and tribes. While this is common to most societies it can have harmful effects in the workplace interfering with productivity and organizational success. We all hold biases whether conscious or unconscious. Part of understanding the role of unconscious bias in the workplace is admitting to yourself that you too hold biases. Once accepted you can take an anti-bias approach to overcoming unconscious prejudice. In this course youll learn how to recognize your own unconscious and implicit bias and how they can fall prey to social stereotypes.
|Understanding Unconscious Bias||Course|| View details|
Understanding Unconscious Bias
No matter who you are you are prey to unconscious biases. To be part of a complex diverse team you must take steps to overcome implicit and explicit biases and reject social stereotypes. Understanding you own bias whether conscious or unconscious is the key. In this course youll learn about the characteristics of unconscious bias and the nature of buried prejudice. Youll discover how they can inadvertently affect your thinking and decision-making. And youll learn about the positive things that can happen when you take an anti-biased approach to people and situations in the workplace.
|Your Role in Workplace Diversity||Course|| View details|
Your Role in Workplace Diversity
To understand and appreciate diversity in the workplace you must develop a deep understanding of yourself as well as any unconscious bias you may have. Your ability to use a variety of strategies to effectively deal with diverse situations is very important. Equally important is the ability to share these effective strategies openly and leverage the diversity that exists within an inclusive organization. In this course youll explore how to become aware of your attitudes toward diversity understand the source of any cultural bias you may have and increase your acceptance of diverse cultures people and ideas. You’ll also discover how to become an advocate for diversity and inclusion within the workplace.