Beginning with a conceptual overview of diversity, Promoting Racial Equity in the Workplace focuses on developing strategies to take advantage of, and improve upon, the diversity within your own company or agency to reach organizational goals. You will examine the practical requirements for public, private, and nonprofit organizations and build strategic communication skills to enhance interaction with diverse populations.

Chaired by Dr. Robert Livingston, this program presents cutting-edge, evidence-based research that help you gain insights into effective hiring, motivation, team building, innovation, and decision making. Additionally, you will explore concepts such as surface vs. deep diversity, implicit bias, blind spots, conflict resolution, creating common ground, building trust and more.

Experience a highly interactive learning environment featuring live afternoon sessions from 1-5pm EST, group work, class discussions, and case studies. In addition, guest speakers will facilitate sessions highlighting their experiences. You will return to your organization with a deep appreciation for the value of diversity.

Promoting Racial Equity in the Workplace also explores:

  • Testing
  • Building mission, motivation, and core values
  • Understanding technical versus adaptive challenges
  • Effective strategies for hiring
  • Improving the decision-making process
  • Managing and leveraging diversity
  • Building quality community relations


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