Course Description

Research continues to demonstrate that diversity can be a great source of creativity and productivity. Hiring for diversity or promoting diverse practices is just a first step – organizations must create an inclusive work environment to be successful.

This seminar provides an overview of the types of diversity, discusses differences and similarities, and explores the workplace expectations of all employees. Leave with specific strategies to communicate more effectively, address unproductive work attitudes, and engage in dialogue to foster inclusion and reap the benefits of diversity.

Course Details

Upon completing this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify elements of diversity and inclusion
  • Examine most common types of diversity
  • Explore attitudes about diversity including unconscious bias
  • Investigate profiles and strengths of diverse groups
  • Recognize strategies to work more effectively in diverse environments
  • Analyse factors that support an inclusive workplace culture
  • Dissect accountabilities and behaviours of leaders in fostering inclusive workplaces

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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Feb 23, 2021 to Mar 02, 2021
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Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $389.00
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with online learning are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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