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.
- 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
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The Faculty of Open Learning and Career Development recommends an intermediate level of English language proficiency for the most effective learning and participation in our online and face-to-face courses. A list of minimum recommended scores on some common English tests can be found on our website. If you have questions about your English language proficiency and ability to succeed in this course, please contact email@example.com.