Effective Diversity & Inclusion Education & Training

This workshop will clarify and communicate what Diversity is and is not, and why it makes good business sense. This orientation will share definitions, provide data and case studies that diversity, when managed well, can positively impact the bottom line, and heighten awareness of the barriers to sustaining an inclusive culture. Participants will:

Learn the difference between diversity, inclusion and cultural competence
Review the business case for diversity and inclusion
Participate in activities and discussions about the ways in which diversity and inclusion enhances business outcomes
Explore your role in creating and promoting an inclusive environment
Create a personal diversity brand statement for yourself

Cultural Competence: Diversity & Inclusion Models that Work

Many definitions of cultural competence have evolved from diverse perspectives, interests and needs. Cultural competence requires that organizations recognize and work toward achieving five essential elements that contribute to their workplace becoming more culturally competent. Those elements include a defined set of values and principles as well as demonstrated behaviors, attitudes, policies, and structures that enable the workforce to work effectively cross-culturally: