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Diversity- Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace (1 Day)

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This course covers the fundamentals of diversity, identifying cultural and personal differences, overcoming barriers to diversity, communicating in a diverse workforce and managing diversity.

 

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Address common misconceptions about diversity
  • Identify the advantages of a diverse workforce
  • Identify the impact of cultural differences
  • Identify personality styles
  • Understand the diverse South African cultures
  • Identify the barriers to diversity and responses to discrimination
  • Communicate in a diverse workplace and provide effective feedback to others
  • Identify the importance of diversity
  • Identify the process of managing diversity

Course contents

Unit 1:   Fundamentals of diversity

  • Overview of diversity
  • Valuing differences and diversity in the workplaces
  • 3 Step plan to diversity success
  • Keys to co-operation

Unit 2 :   Identifying differences

  • Cultural differences
  • Personality styles

 Unit 3 :   Overcoming barriers to diversity

  • Barriers to diversity
  • Identifying stereotypes and discrimination
  • Dealing with discrimination

Unit 4 : Communicating in a Diverse Workplace

  • Effective Communication
  • Evaluation and feedback

 Unit 5 : Managing Diversity

  • Managing Diversity in the workplace
  • Develop a Diverse Workplace
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1 day
August 13
8:00am - 4:00pm