Managing and performing successfully in a diverse team requires a commitment to building a healthy workplace culture, an understanding of key ideas around bias and its operation on individual and systemic levels, and a sense of humility and dedication to learning. These are essential to retaining talent, to individual success and to effective teamwork.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Building Basic Competency will help professionals develop skills for working effectively in a diverse setting. It will benefit managers and employees alike, providing education on basic concepts around cultural differences, biases and their impact on workplace structures, and how to evaluate and improve the workplace climate. Participants will learn how to think strategically about their own workplace challenges and share their insights. The program is designed for professionals who want to improve their effectiveness in a diverse setting and those who have struggled to manage teams with diverse backgrounds. The program will be taught by leading subject matter faculty and expert diversity, equity and inclusion consultants. The format will include extensive peer-to-peer exchanges.