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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace

Gain an in-depth understanding and the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. You will be equipped with a practical DEI action plan to promote innovation and retain talent in your organization. Not only will you be prepared to apply the concepts in the workplace, but you will be equipped with relevant professional skills to navigate your personal development relating to the promotion of inclusive relationships.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace

Gain an in-depth understanding and the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. You will be equipped with a practical DEI action plan to promote innovation and retain talent in your organization. Not only will you be prepared to apply the concepts in the workplace, but you will be equipped with relevant professional skills to navigate your personal development relating to the promotion of inclusive relationships.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace
2 weeks
5–8 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
Free
Optional upgrade available

There is one session available:

After a course session ends, it will be archivedOpens in a new tab.
Starts Sep 30

About this course

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The “new” yet established hot topic for businesses globally and of all sizes. More and more, businesses are being held accountable for their actions and the pressure is real to deliver on DEI promises. Proactive action needs to be taken to ensure a sustainable competitive advantage and to create an organizational culture of inclusivity, ultimately being able to attract and retain the best talent. In its capacity to foster creativity and innovation, DEI enables organizations to achieve results others rarely can do. The advantages of DEI lie in the actions taken to promote these concepts in the workplace.

Workforce diversity enhances business performance. To be effective, diversity management must be aligned with business goals and be strategically implemented. A holistic approach is needed to gain the most value. During this course, the learner will be exposed to the relevant basic concepts of DEI and be equipped to draft a realistic plan for implementation in the workplace.

This course is designed for any professional with a keen interest in gaining an introductory understanding of DEI and how to practically implement such a strategy. It looks at how to identify and respond to discrimination in the workplace and offers guidance on creating an inclusive working environment.

As the success of a properly designed DEI intervention lies within each person, it is important to grow on a personal level as well. We need to take our own perceptions into consideration and how that may result in barriers to ultimate diversity. This course offers the exposure to relevant professional skills to assist you to develop relevant emotional intelligence skills such as sensitivity, awareness, and collaboration to enable you to overcome barriers and ensure effective personal growth.

A practical DEI strategy including workplace demographics, DEI targets, and goals will be developed during the course to enable you to implement and drive a DEI plan in your organization.

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What you'll learn

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This course is designed for any professional who is interested in understanding and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Every person taking this course will develop their professional skills (i.e. emotional intelligence) to champion a supportive and unbiased culture. HR professionals will be equipped to draft and implement a DEI strategy for implementation to ensure a proper and thorough start to the DEI journey.

Outcomes of this course include:

  • Define key concepts relating to diversity, equity, discrimination, bias, and inclusion.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of why DEI is important in the workplace and how it affects your business.
  • Key tools to foster constructive discussions relating to DEI.
  • Develop on a personal level through improving emotional intelligence to overcome relevant DEI barriers.
  • Understand DEI targets, goals, and relevant policies.
  • Practically develop and implement DEI initiatives in your business.
  • Monitoring and evaluation metrics to promote DEI.
  • Understanding of how the digital age and technology impact DEI.
  • Gain the ability to leverage diversity and inclusion for a competitive advantage.

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