Leveraging Diversity

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion in the Workplace

When approached thoughtfully, an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged, lead itself to high morale, productivity, and a positive workforce culture. Celebrating diversity is an opportunity to create awareness and understand and embrace differences to include in your business model. Dimensions of diversity include elements of personality, gender, work experience, educational background, environmental and geographical locations, and physical capacity. Each stimulates thinking about similarities and differences.

  • 1.5 Hours

    LD101Level 1

    for New or First-time Managers
    August 24, 2022 10:00 a.m. EST
    October 13, 2022 10:00 a.m. EST


    Inclusion is required for diverse groups to thrive. Diverse teams drive better business performance and organizations with greater diversity become more resilient and innovative.

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    • Recognize that different people have different needs and commit to giving people what they need to succeed.
    • Identify diversity challenges as opportunities for growth in the workplace.
    • Learn techniques that promote healthy and constructive workplace interactions.
  • 1.5 Hours

    LD201Level 2

    for High-potential, First-time Managers
    August 24, 2022 12:00 p.m. EST
    October 13, 2022 12:00 p.m. EST


    Boost workforce awareness and provide knowledge and strategies to enhance employees’ interpersonal and communication skills across diversity to help build a positive work environment. Discovering the acronym for diversity is different individuals valuing each other regardless of skin, intellect, talents, or years.

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    • Develop skills needed to facilitate working and interacting with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
    • Help your team communicate more effectively across differences align behaviors with beliefs and address unconscious bias building a more equitable diverse and inclusive culture.
  • 3 Hours

    LD301Level 3

    for Mid to senior level leaders
    August 25, 2022 11:00 a.m. EST
    October 14, 2022 11:00 a.m. EST


    Go beyond diversity and inclusion to focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Understand your own filters within the framework of diversity by becoming aware of unconscious thought patterns of judgmental and opinionated language and actions.

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    • Focus on improving pro-diversity attitudes and behavioral intentions within yourself and be aware of how it impacts your team.
    • Learn what it takes to build an environment that is supportive and appreciative of different perspectives about others and commit to giving people what they need to succeed.
  • 5 Hours

    LD401Level 4

    for Executives and Senior Leaders
    August 26, 2022 11:00 a.m. EST
    October 17, 2022 11:00 a.m. EST


    Understanding what it takes to build an ecosystem within the parameters of a team, where skills and diversity complement individuals as well as sets the standards for the organization.
    Inclusive language and actions are celebrated with the skills taught in this class to refine personal and professional behavior.

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    • Diversity equity and inclusion on an individual and team level starts with understanding barriers to one’s own limiting filters.
    • Learn the subtleties of exclusion and how different dynamics of power privilege and oppression can be identified.
    • Apply self awareness to uncover and manage personal biases and values in the workplace.
  • 5 Hours

    LD501Level 5

    for Executives and Senior Leaders
    August 30, 2022 11:00 a.m. EST
    October 19, 2022 11:00 a.m. EST


    At the organization level, understanding diversity helps prevent civil rights violations, increases the inclusion of different identity groups, promotes better teamwork, and creates a more inclusive work environment.

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    • Celebrate the importance of diversity as a leader and demonstrate through recruiting a diverse workforce.
    • Foster differences as opportunities to grow and change together as a team and as an organization.
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Rated 4.4 out of 5
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Dayle B.
Rated 4 out of 5
5 months ago

The Celebrating Diversity class is full of opportunity for anyone looking to understand and embrace the differences within their company.

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Bronnie B.
Rated 5 out of 5
5 months ago

Diversity in business is a must-have for any company to succeed. I learned from this course that diversity is not only about race, gender, religion and sexual orientation. It’s about the inclusion of people with different skillsets and perspectives so that no one is left out.

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Torin W.
Rated 4 out of 5
5 months ago

I am so glad I took this class. It was so eye-opening to see how different cultures perceive certain topics and the way they are treated. I highly recommend this course!