Diversity Training : Embracing Differences

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Diversity Training
Embracing differences!

Self Study
Student Manual Table of Contents:
DIVERSITY TRAINING 1
COURSE OBJECTIVES: 3
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE 5
CHAPTER ONE: DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE 6
CHAPTER ONE OBJECTIVES: 6
What is Diversity? 6
Benefits of a Diverse Workforce 7
Maintaining Legal Compliance 8
CHAPTER TWO: BARRIERS TO A DIVERSE WORKFORCE 10
CHAPTER TWO OBJECTIVES: 10
Barriers to Creating a Diverse Workforce 10
Time & Budget Constraints 10
Limited Applicant Pool 10
Stereotypes & Prejudices 10
Creating a Diverse Workforce 12
1. Value Differences & Promote from Within 12
2. Get Support at all Levels of the Organization 12
3. Focus on Recruiting & Retaining 12
4. Set Up Diversity Committees 13
5. Prepare or Sponsor Teambuilding Activities 13
6. Get Feedback from Employees 13
7. Recognize our own biases and prejudices 13
8. Practice Inclusion 13
9. Educate Yourself About Cultural Differences 14
10. Practice Respectful Communication 15
CHAPTER FOUR: REVIEW 16
CHAPTER FOUR OBJECTIVES: 16
Review Questions 16
SUMMARY 19
ANSWERS TO SELF CHECK EXERCISES 20
REFERENCE: 23

Course Objectives:
In Diversity Training, we discuss the many benefits to and steps to becoming a thriving organization in today’s global workplace. After working with this course, you will be able to:

• Define diversity
• Cite the many benefits of a diverse workplace.
• Identify how our own biases impact the workplace.
• Discuss the ethical and legal obligations to…
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