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Course Description

This course is 36 learning hours including the 9 hours of live sessions.  It is recommended that learners spend approximately 3 hours per week on this course, including the 1.5 hour live session. 
  • What does diversity look like in the workplace?
  • Is diversity and inclusion one in the same?
  • What factors are important to consider when choosing an employer or an employee?

People tend to seek out opportunities with employers who share common values and in many cases, it is those individuals who share values that are most successful. Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace can result in a win-win situation for both employees and employers. In this course, you will explore the concepts of diversity and inclusion, reflect on your own lived experience, and draw connections between diversity and inclusion and the success of businesses and their employees.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Social Determination of Health and Human Rights
  • Module 2: Social Location and Your Social Lens
  • Module 3: Values and Workplace Values
  • Module 4: Values, Beliefs and Culture
  • Module 5: Exploring Equality and Equity
  • Module 6: Tokenism, Diversity, Representation and Inclusion
  • Module 7: The Business Case for Diversity
  • Module 8: Equitable Hiring Practices
  • Module 9: Miseducation: We are all Treaty People
  • Module 10: Misinformation and Implicit Bias
  • Module 11: Workplace Interactions
  • Module 12: Developing and Maintaining Workplace Relationships

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • recognize the difference between: tokenism, diversity, representation and inclusion
  • appreciate your own cultural diversity
  • recognize situations where your biases may influence your decisions
  • explain the business case for diversity
  • identify the difference between equality and equity as they relate to diverse populations
  • develop rapport with other individuals based on similarities and values

Notes

For assistance or more information, please contact openlearning@dal.ca.

Recommended For

  • everyone!
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Section Title
Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 09, 2022 to Dec 02, 2022
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Thursday
Time
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 15, 2022 to Dec 01, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
36.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
$795 non-credit $795.00
Potential Discount(s)
Instructors
Section Notes
  • The course will officially open on Friday, September 9, 2022
  • This course includes 6 synchronous facilitated sessions from 7-8:30 pm (1.5 hour sessions). 
  • Sessions will be recorded for those that have time constraints.
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