In this course, Students’ will examine Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace through the lens of an employer and employee, what it means for team leaders and managers, including conflict management, communication skills, and team building.
Contemporary issues related to race, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, nationality and ethnicity will also be explored in this course. This course explores what Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion look like inside and outside of the office, and how we can transform today’s world for a better tomorrow.
Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to recognize the need for change in their environment and how to apply skills to meet those demands.
Students will be able to solve complex diversity issues with intercultural awareness and problem-solving skills. Students will study change management and inclusion of people of all communities, e.g., LGBTQIA2S+, people with disabilities, different religious beliefs, and systemic racism.
At the end of this course, you will be able to identify and initiate change for a healthy workplace environment. Students will be able to formulate and apply practical decision-making skills to improve work and social settings.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools (Zoom for Education) to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. Students should have access to a computer, laptop or smartphone to access the class sessions. To be able to participate in webinars, students need a webcam and headset, or a microphone and headphones, along with a high-speed internet connection.
October 06, 2020 – November 24, 2020
Registration fee for this course is $720.
TextBook: Brown, Jennifer. (2017). Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace & The Will To ChangeHardcover
This program does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.