- Leadership and Team Development Training
- Diversity Training: Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace (Complete)
This one-day course will teach participants: What diversity and its related terms mean To be aware of how aware they are of diversity and where they can improve The four cornerstones of diversity A management style to encourage diversity
- Course Outline
This one-day course will teach participants:
- What diversity and its related terms mean
- To be aware of how aware they are of diversity and where they can improve
- Understand how changes in the world can affect you and your view
- To identify their stereotypes
- What terms are politically correct and which are not, and why
- The four cornerstones of diversity
- What the pitfalls are relating to diversity and how to avoid them
- A technique for dealing with inappropriate behavior
- A management style to encourage diversity
- What to do if you or one of your employees feels discriminated against
Introduction and Course Overview You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives. Defining Diversity Participants will begin by defining diversity and related terms, including affirmative action, bias, stereotype, and Equal Employment Opportunity. How Does Diversity Affect Me This session will help participants identify how a changing world has affected them. Participants will also complete a self-awareness inventory to identify possible areas for improvement. Identifying Stereotypes During this session, participants will explore stereotypes from different angles through a lecture and two group exercises. Wise Words In this era of political correctness, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with words that have become inappropriate. We will take a look at some phrases that are considered universally incorrect and some basic guidelines. We’ll also take a humorous look at some phrases that have gone too far. The Cornerstones of Diversity Diversity experts Armida Russell, Amy Tolbert, and Frank Wilderman have identified four cornerstones of diversity development. They are knowledge, acceptance, understanding, and behavior. We will examine each cornerstone in detail during this session. How to Discourage Diversity There are some practices that discourage diversity more than they encourage it. We will look at four common mistakes and how to avoid them. The STOP Technique Diversity expert Lenora Billings-Harris has developed a four-step technique that you can use when someone is behaving in an inappropriate manner. It’s called STOP. Participants will learn about the technique through a lecture and will then practice it in a role play. Managing for Diversity During this brief lecture, we will look at some simple things managers and employees can do to encourage diversity in their workplace. Dealing with Discrimination To wrap up the day, we will discuss how to deal with discrimination as a manager and an employee. Workshop Wrap-Up At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Certificate of Completion
- Cancellation Policy
ctc TrainCanada - We Never Cancel*:
We are unique in the corporate training field in that we do not cancel desktop applications courses due to low enrollment. When there are less than 3 students, ctc TrainCanada will personalize the class (students then receive more time with the instructor to address their individual needs allowing the student to complete the full course in less time) or connect the student remotely to a class at one of our other branches via TrainLive remote classroom instruction. *Microsoft Certified Courses and other technical courses require a minimum enrollment of three students. Business Skills courses require multiple students in order to run due to the interactive nature of the training. Selected Desktop Applications courses may require a minimum enrollment of two students to run. ctc TrainCanada® reserves the right to deliver Microsoft Certified and other technical courses via TrainLive remote classroom instruction in order to guarantee the course to run.
ctc TrainCanada Cancellation policy:
You may cancel or reschedule this registration in writing with no penalty with a minimum of 10 business days' notice prior to the first day of the course. Full payment is required if you cancel or reschedule this registration within 10 business days prior to the first day of the course. However, substitutions are welcome. If you do need to cancel or reschedule a publicly scheduled course within the 10 day non-cancellation period (not a client dedicated course), payment is to be made and a training voucher for a public course will be issued to you. This allows you to attend a future date for the same course at no charge (subject to availability).
No-shows will not be issued a training voucher.
Complimentary Service: We offer all our students coffee, tea, juice or pop, muffins or pastries in the morning and cookies baked in our own oven each afternoon.
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