Course Description

While diversity refers to increasing numbers of minorities, inclusion is about cultivating and 
sustaining a climate that is welcoming and safe for those minorities. Diversity without inclusion 
is a short-sighted strategy and will not help build a sustainable, diverse workforce. It is important 
for participants to emphasize that brave discomfort is necessary for cognitive growth. Learn how 
to foster participation and inclusion in your work environment. Participants will see themselves 
as agents of change and a crucial part of cultivating a workspace that is culturally competent and 
responsive. Contextualize inclusion as an integral strain of diversity work by focusing on key 
approaches, strategies, activities and data to foster optimum participant engagement. By the 
conclusion of this workshop, you will be able to determine key diversity terms, understand the 
importance and economic impact of inclusion, and identify characteristics of an inclusive 

Course Outline

1. Ice Breaker to build rapport and provide rules of engagement
2. Glossary and reflection question
3. What is inclusion versus diversity?
4. The importance of inclusive workspaces
5. Case study, scenario and reflection question
6. How to achieve inclusion in the workplace
7. Inclusion checklist- barriers to inclusion
8. Identifying signs of non inclusion

Learner Outcomes

Student Learning Outcome(s):
Upon completion of this workshop participants will be familiar with:
• Key diversity terms
• Definition of inclusion
• Difference between inclusion vs. diversity
• Importance of inclusion
• The economic impact of inclusion
• The characteristics of an inclusive workplace
• Adaptive behaviors for inclusivity


Materials Required:
Handouts provided by instructor. 


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Section Title
Creating an Inclusive Workplace
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Feb 24, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $249.00
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