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We all are needed to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts in the workplace. You can deepen your learning in DEI, no matter your background or current position.

This course will cover common DEI terms and insight for scoping DEI strategy. We encourage everyone who has an interest in and desire to support DEI initiatives to begin with this primer course.

What will you learn

  • How to adopt a growth mindset when it comes to learning DEI concepts.
  • How to define and understand intersecting social identities (e.g., race, gender, sexual orientation, ability status, etc.) and intersectionality.
  • How to practice DEI strategy at the individual, team, department, organizational, and global levels.
  • How to integrate DEI language and strategy across functional areas.

Course takeaways

  • Defining DEI
    • Understand diversity, equity, and inclusion as concepts to guide organizations
    • Process of developing and adopting DEI language in workplace communications and functions
  • Applying DEI to practice

Who should enroll

  • Employees and managers of all functional backgrounds
  • Senior executives
  • Strategic advisor

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Courtney McCluney

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