Competencies to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Strategies (DV235)
Assess key D&I competencies that drive business imperatives to ensure alignment with the vision and mission around D&I strategy. Learn new change management strategies used by successful organizations and practice relevant skills for engaging employees. Leave with a toolkit that includes five critical competencies and related behaviors, self-assessments, techniques to improve individual contributions and conflict and influence styles that impact and sustain D&I initiatives.
- Understanding elements of competency composition
- Discussing and defining five critical competencies that advanced diversity and inclusion strategies
- Assessing competency strengths and gaps
- Applying influencing styles and behaviors
Approach and Features
Participants apply learnings and gain best practices in this one-day competency workshop, inclusive of self-assessments, group discussions and tactical content activities reinforcing learnings.
- D&I in the context of the business
- Five competencies that advance diversity and inclusion strategies
- Influence styles and related behaviors
- Conflict resolution styles
- Managing the change process
Who Will Benefit
Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion professionals responsible for D&I, EEO, AA, and other HR specialists with diversity responsibility; diversity consultants; anyone who wants to know understand and apply competencies impacting diversity and inclusion strategies.
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Instructors for May 1, 2019
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David V. Ciliberto
David Ciliberto, Founder of David Ciliberto Enterprises, is an independent human resources consultant with over 25 years of experience in human resources. Mr. Ciliberto focuses on diversity and inclusion, learning and development, management coaching and career transition. Throughout his years in HR, he has developed, designed and facilitated training programs around diversity and inclusion, ERG leadership, team building, supervisory, leadership and talent acquisition. He has held roles at financial services firms including UBS, Credit Suisse, HSBC, The Prudential and American Express. While at UBS, he ran D&I for the America’s supporting the Executive D&I Council and all ERGs. Additionally, Mr. Ciliberto has consulted with and has done speaking engagements for ION Media, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC nonprofit) The Howard Center, VT, CUNY, Montclair State University. Mr. Ciliberto also consults with Jennifer Brown Consulting supporting her clients around D&I Strategy, D&I Councils and ERGs. In addition to his Adjunct Instructor role at Cornell ILR, he works part time at Partners International as the SVP of Client Services and Career Transition.
Renee E. Russell
Renee Russell, Managing Partner at Russell Pregler Associates, LLC, a global strategy and executive development consultancy. She is a recognized thought leader in the areas of Human Capital Strategy, Top Team Performance, Organizational Transformation and Leadership Development, with over 25 years' experience building the individual, team and organizational capabilities that drive business performance. Renee has a passion for helping leaders to understand the business impact of Diversity & Inclusion, and how bringing multiple perspectives into the workplace will enable an organization to more effectively achieve its goals. Renee has held senior leadership positions at LexisNexis, Avon, Travelport and Prudential Financial. She has been featured on Altruistic Leadership's Take-A-Lesson, Crain's New York Business Forum: Managing Talent in a Turbulent Economy, and has been quoted in Training & Development and Essence magazines. Renee holds a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and is a founding member of the New Jersey Organizational Development Network.