Effective Diversity and Inclusion Councils

DV310
$1495.00

The effectiveness of diversity councils varies considerably from organization to organization, and there is no consistent approach to making them work. The effective use and application of a diversity council strategy is one of the critical challenges and opportunities facing organizations. This workshop will examine:

  • How to position your diversity council for success
  • The best practices in diversity council formation and operation

Key Topics

  • Forming effective diversity councils
  • Diversity council membership: who to include and why
  • Core competencies of effective diversity councils
  • A strategic approach to assessing membership in the long and short term
  • From council member to diversity advocate: a step-by-step approach
  • Privileges and disadvantages of membership
  • Energizing existing diversity councils
  • Enlisting the support of the entire organization
  • Functioning as a productive member
  • Setting expectations for diversity councils
  • Accountability for diversity councils
  • Training diversity council members
  • Charting the progress of dynamic councils
  • The need for a strategic approach to diversity council formation and governance

Special Features

  • Case study and application
  • Best practices in diversity council development and operation

Who Will Benefit

EEO, AA, diversity, and other HR specialists with diversity responsibility; members of diversity councils; members of councils that are losing steam; diversity consultants; anyone who wants to know how to make councils work