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Course Description

This course is 12 learning hours inclusive of 4.5 hours of live sessions. It is recommended that learners spend approximately 4-5 hours per week on course materials.


This course will take a deep dive into the subjects of diversity and inclusion. It will provide participants with an increased understanding and confidence in engaging in conversations that highlight the urgency for advancing diversity and inclusion in this moment.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Ways of Knowing: Internalizing Diversity and Inclusion
  • Module 2: Dynamics of Diversity within Workplace Cultures
  • Module 3: Maximizing on the Benefits of Diversity: Strategies for Nurturing Inclusive Workplace Cultures

What You Will Learn

  • The meaning of terminology related to diversity
  • The connection between the “personal” and “professional” dynamics of diversity and inclusion
  • How to examine the dimensions of one’s identity and how it shapes their views, values, perceptions and behaviours within organizations
  • How to create a space for individuals to share their stories, including discussions about their “personal” diversity, roles, culture, concerns and visions for diversity and inclusion
  • An understanding of perspective shifting and why it's essential to increase “diversity” consciousness in this moment
  • Practical strategies for advancing the envelope on diversity and inclusion

Notes

By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

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

Recommended For

  • Anyone interested in learning how to advance the agenda on diversity and inclusion within their respective organization
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Section Title
Understanding EDI: An Organization Imperative
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 07, 2022 to Jan 28, 2022
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Wednesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jan 12, 2022 to Jan 26, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
12.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $650.00
Section Notes
The course will officially open on Friday, January 7, 2022
  • This course includes 3 synchronous facilitated sessions from 7-8:30 pm (1.5 hour sessions).  Click on View Details for exact dates.
  • Sessions will be recorded for those that have time constraints.

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

Section Title
Understanding EDI: An Organization Imperative
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 09, 2022 to Sep 30, 2022
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Wednesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 14, 2022 to Sep 28, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
12.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $650.00
Instructors
Section Notes
The course will officially open on September 9, 2022
  • This course includes 3 synchronous facilitated sessions from 7-8:30 pm (1.5 hour sessions).  Click on View Details for exact dates.
  • Sessions will be recorded for those that have time constraints.

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

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