OLI 7404 Addressing Diversity in Workplace Learning

Workplace diversity is both a valued and challenging fact of today’s organizational life. Diversity enriches the resource base of the organization while creating needs to acknowledge, understand and embrace the differences that occur due to race, ethnicity, culture, socioeconomic background, gender, sexual orientation, disability, life experience, and veteran status. This course focuses on how organizations can create experientially based learning opportunities that will enhance employees’ abilities to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment. The course develops the knowledge and skills necessary for designing, implementing and evaluating diversity initiatives that foster equity, inclusion and effective work relationships among all organizational members.