Course Description

The Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging for Leaders course consists of four core modules, plus an introductory and conclusion module. Each core module is designed to be 7-10 minutes in length and will follow the content outline below. They can be assigned all at once as one longer course experience (a single learning activity) or assigned on an individual module basis for something more flexible (each module is its own learning activity).

The content is designed to be relevant to a variety of industries and workplaces, including remote or hybrid work environments.

This course is part of the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Suite.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify key talent management and other organizational processes that can advance –  or undermine – diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Explain how biases and lack of awareness can lead to inequitable treatment and lack of diversity/inclusion.
  • Describe the difference between culture add and culture fit 
  • Understand the concept and importance of psychological safety 
  • Demonstrate ways to create inclusive individual and group interactions
  • Demonstrate how to use effective skills to address acts of exclusionary or biased behaviors,  and inequitable processes/policies
  • Demonstrate active listening 
  • Report attitudinal and behavioral shifts in surveys

Course Syallabus

This module serves as an introduction to the content, setting the stage for learning by reinforcing the purpose of the course, providing important notes about language used and avenues for further support,  and housing the pre-assessment and pre-survey, along with any customizable content.

  • 1 Customizable Content Page
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • 1 Custom Policy
  • Additional Custom Resources

The learner explores the characteristics and practices of an inclusive leader.  Leaders learn to cultivate a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment of belonging in their role by influencing the culture, policies, and procedures of their work environment.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages

This module focuses on building a diverse team and environment of belonging. It shares common and not-so-common examples of recruiting & hiring practices that can support or undermine inclusion/equity as well as clarify culture add vs. culture fit. This module also addresses pay equity as one of many positive outcomes of equitable hiring practices within an organization.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages

Learn about strategies for inclusive and equitable leadership to foster an environment of belonging. Learners engage in scenario-based learning and build skills in addressing microaggressions and creating inclusive team practices.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages

This module focuses on equity as it relates to talent management and addresses the role that bias can play in feedback, development, and advancement decisions. Learners practice skills in realistic talent management scenarios and reflect on steps they can take after the course to promote equity and foster a work environment of belonging.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages

This module concludes the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging for Leaders course, reinforcing the impact that leaders can have to instill a sense of belonging in their workplace environment. Learners create a personal action plan to put the inclusive leadership strategies learned into practice and continue to support equity and belonging after the course.

This is the module you share your policies and additional resources.

  • 1 Custom Policies
  • 1 Customizable Content Pages
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • Additional Custom Resources

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