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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