Fostering Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • 21 Courses | 17h 26m
  • 8 Books | 15h 53m
  • 24 Audiobooks | 227h 37m
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Inclusive cultures maximize the benefits of diversity. Learn how you play a role in fostering an inclusive environment.

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Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action
A diverse and inclusive workforce is a business and human imperative. Regardless of your role or the size of your organization, everyone can play an active role in fostering diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Future business growth and success depend upon embracing inclusion and eliminating bias and discrimination in the workplace. However, for many organizations, building cultural and business practices that embrace workplace diversity can still feel elusive. Besides hiring diverse talent, what more can we do? This course is your guide to defining diversity, equity, and inclusion and advancing meaningful and impactful diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in your workplace. In this course, you'll learn to recognize key characteristics of DEI and practices for building and sustaining a healthy DEI culture. You'll also learn to identify behaviors that signal a breakdown in achieving an inclusive culture, key elements that enable diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to take root, and the steps for demonstrating agility and resilience in your DEI journey.
7 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge
Moving from Bias to Inclusion in a DEI Journey
An increased focus on the importance of DEI in the workplace has shed light on the fact that everyone has bias. Though it's rooted in human nature, it's important to understand what implicit bias is in order to develop the thoughtful inclusion mindset. In this course, you'll learn about the different kinds of implicit bias and how to recognize them in action. You'll also learn about the importance of committing to thoughtful inclusion in the workplace.
7 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
Understanding Unconscious Bias
No matter who you are, you are prey to unconscious biases. To be part of a complex, diverse team you must take steps to overcome implicit and explicit biases and reject social stereotypes. Understanding you own bias, whether conscious or unconscious, is the key. In this course you'll learn about the characteristics of unconscious bias and the nature of buried prejudice. You'll discover how they can inadvertently affect your thinking and decision-making. And you'll learn about the positive things that can happen when you take an anti-biased approach to people and situations in the workplace.
6 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases
Each of us is a member of a society that is often partitioned into groups and tribes. While this is common to most societies, it can have harmful effects in the workplace, interfering with productivity and organizational success. We all hold biases, whether conscious or unconscious. Part of understanding the role of unconscious bias in the workplace is admitting to yourself that you, too, hold biases. Once accepted, you can take an anti-bias approach to overcoming unconscious prejudice. In this course, you'll learn how to recognize your own unconscious and implicit bias and how they can fall prey to social stereotypes.
6 videos | 17m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
Ensuring a diverse, welcoming, and productive organization means overcoming biases. No matter who you are, you are prey to unconscious biases. To be part of a complex, diverse workplace, you must take steps to overcome them. In this course, you'll learn to recognize how superficial differences  can contribute to bias and lead to prejudice and social stereotypes. You'll learn specific tactics for combatting unconscious bias and adopting an anti-bias approach. You'll also learn how to be an inclusive leader by using these tactics to overcome explicit and implicit bias across the organization and in the hiring process.  
7 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge
Bridging the Diversity Gap
Without a diverse workforce, organizations run the risk of viewing things from a very limited perspective. The organization provides the structure for operation, but it's the individuals within that organization who carry out the mission of the organization. To get the most innovative solutions from the individuals in your business, you need to create a workplace that embraces inclusion and avoids bias and stereotyping. This course focuses on what diversity is and how to leverage the diversity within the organization. You’ll also explore the barriers, such as unconscious bias, that must be overcome to create a diversified and inclusive working environment.
7 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Your Role in Workplace Diversity
To understand and appreciate diversity in the workplace, you must develop a deep understanding of yourself, as well as any unconscious bias you may have. Your ability to use a variety of strategies to effectively deal with diverse situations is very important. Equally important is the ability to share these effective strategies openly and leverage the diversity that exists within an inclusive organization. In this course, you'll explore how to become aware of your attitudes toward diversity, understand the source of any cultural bias you may have, and increase your acceptance of diverse cultures, people, and ideas. You’ll also discover how to become an advocate for diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
8 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Women in Leadership: Moving Beyond Gender Roles as a Leader
Companies that support women as business leaders are more successful. Yet women leaders are often held back by gender-based expectations of their roles and behaviors. Organizations and individuals need to take steps to break out of the gendered mindset to help women become competent, focused, and passionate professionals. In this course, you will learn how to challenge your gender mindset, navigate gender-related differences in the workplace, uncover unconscious bias, and address behaviors that marginalize women.
5 videos | 23m has Assessment available Badge
Leading Inclusively Leadercamp: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Leading Incuslively Live session that ran on June 24th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias, "Leading Inclusively" will provide guidance and a safe discussion forum to start you on the journey toward inclusive leadership. You will also gain insights and tools to help you and your organization value and leverage the unique strengths and talents of all individuals.
1 video | 1h 1m available Badge
Embracing Allyship Leadercamp: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Embracing Allyship Leadercamp Live session that ran on August 25th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias. " The Embracing Allyship Leadercamp will illuminate how embracing your role as an ally can help you achieve significant and lasting change — as an individual, a team member, and a leader in your organization.
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Understanding Bias in Data Bootcamp: Session 1 Replay
This is a recorded Replay of the Understanding Bias in Data Live session that ran  on September 29th at 11 AM ET. In this session, Dr Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University  presents her keynote.
3 videos | 1h 22m available Badge
Unconscious Bias (UK)
Employees' unconscious biases can affect the way they interact with one another. Accordingly, it is important to become aware of the ways unconscious biases can impact workplace relationships.This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client or attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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Acting with Diplomacy and Tact
People who communicate with diplomacy and tact are able to inspire confidence. Communicating a difficult message can be very challenging, so preparation is key to a successful outcome. In this course, you'll learn about developing a diplomatic approach to difficult conversations. You'll learn how to avoid meltdowns, apologize, develop empathy, and remove personal biases.
8 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge
Expert Insights on Unconscious Bias
In earlier times, unconscious bias was the human danger detector that kept us safe. Today, it has the potential to harm us more than help us. Prepare to discover your biases! You’ll make better decisions and strengthen relationships.
12 videos | 29m available Badge
Expert Insights on Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity is more diverse than you might realize. Go beyond the standard topics of race, religion, gender, and age to find out how a diverse workforce can benefit nearly any business.
49 videos | 2h 10m available Badge
Expert Insights on Talent Management
Talent—you want it, you need it, and you can’t afford to lose it. Find out what it takes to recruit and retain the best people. With strong talent management, the sky is the limit.
24 videos | 1h 9m available Badge
Expert Insights on Communication Essentials
Communication is one of the most important skills in business. Every day, we communicate verbally, nonverbally, and through the written word. If improving your communication skills isn’t on your radar, it should be!
64 videos | 3h 7m available Badge
Expert Insights on Decision Making
What to do, what to do…? Decisions are tough, but they don’t have to be. Understanding what makes for a good decision and what tools you can use in the decision-making process makes it possible to address issues quickly and comprehensively.
22 videos | 1h 15m available Badge
Leadership Insights on Developing Women Leaders
Barriers to leadership often affect women more than men. With these insights on likability versus competence, biases that favor males, networking, and self-limiting mindsets, women can overcome external and internal barriers to advancement.
8 videos | 28m available Badge
Mayo Clinic COVID-19: Expert Insights and Strategies - Online CME Course: Pulling Back the Sheets: Deep Inequities Exposed by the COVID-19 Pandemic
This segment discusses non-clinical factors that impact the mortality rates among members of racial and ethnic minority communities and the benefits of collecting and reporting COVID-19 data by gender and ethnicity. (Published 07/29/2020)
1 video | 56m
Mayo Clinic COVID-19: Expert Insights and Strategies - Online CME Course: At the Heart of the Pandemic: Where COVID-19 Meets Racism
This segment discusses non-clinical factors that impact the mortality rates among members of racial and ethnic minority communities and the benefits of collecting and reporting COVID-19 data by gender and ethnicity. (Published 07/29/2020)
1 video | 49m
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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The 85% Niche: The Power of Women of All Colors, Latina, Black, and Asian
Through groundbreaking proprietary research, this concise, practical guide explores how cultural and ethnic differences shape the way women respond to life experiences as well as consider brands for future purchase decisions.
Book Duration 3h 40m Book Authors By Miriam Muléy

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Hidden Inequalities in the Workplace: A Guide to the Current Challenges, Issues and Business Solutions
Aiming to understand work-related stigmas and offer tactful solutions, this unique book presents a critical framework for assessing whether organizational practice and function reinforces unseen potential differences amongst individuals in the workplace.
Book Duration 6h 15m Book Authors By Stefanos Nachmias (eds), Valerie Caven

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Erasing Institutional Bias: How to Create Systemic Change for Organizational Inclusion
All humans have bias, and as a result, so do the institutions we build. This book offers concrete ways for anyone to work against institutional bias no matter what their position is in an organization.
Book Duration 2h 27m Book Authors By Ashley Diaz Mejias, Tiffany Jana

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Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions
Discussing the subtle, confusing, insidious things that people say and do that end up excluding people with marginalized identities, this book give simple and clear tools to identify and address such acts, offering scripts and action plans for everybody involved.
Book Duration 3h Book Authors By Michael Baran, Tiffany Jana

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Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
In Stamped from the Beginning, Ibram X. Kendi presents a chronological account of racist ideas throughout history, tracing the roots of oppressive and separatist notions based on race back as far as ancient times. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 8m Book Authors By Ibram X. Kendi

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White Fragility: Why it's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
In White Fragility, author DiAngelo boldly explores how society can disrupt the destructive patterns of racism that go unnoticed by so many. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 7m Book Authors By Robin DiAngelo

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The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table
In her book, The Memo, author Minda Harts directs attention to stark differences in the workplace experience when comparing women of color and their white counterparts, while providing actionable advice on how to navigate a corporate landscape still steeped in systemic racism. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 8m Book Authors By Minda Harts

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
Through her own experiences, as well as notable examples and topical points, author Reni Eddo-Lodge sheds light on how the social system is a disadvantage to some, including the role race plays in inciting fear, and how race impacts other social issues, like feminism. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 8m Book Authors By Reni Eddo-Lodge
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