Organizations often rave about the great job they do at managing diversity; however, diversity isn't something that needs to be managed. Rather, diversity is an initiative that must permeate the company culture to be truly successful. Perhaps you've asked yourself, "How can I create an environment in which all team members, with their diverse backgrounds, can contribute to their full potential?" This course will explore the steps associated with creating, launching, and evaluating a diversity initiative. This course will explore the necessary steps for conducting a diversity needs analysis. It will examine the basic groundwork that must be laid when starting a diversity initiative. Additionally, it will provide important information to help you successfully launch your diversity initiative. The course will also examine the strategies used to measure the success of a diversity initiative once it is in place. It explains the process for collecting useful and meaningful feedback and provides metrics by which organizations can evaluate the effectiveness of their diversity programs. Finally, it offers a variety of options for organizations who find that their diversity program is in need of improvement. This SkillSoft product has been reviewed by the Employment Practice Group of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green. As of the date reviewed, the content of this course is in compliance with federal law and court decisions. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the law, information in this course may become outdated.
- Recognize the benefits employees of corporate organizations may gain when diversity programs are implemented.
- Determine whether the steps for analyzing cultural competence have been effectively applied in a given scenario and why.
- Sequence examples of the steps for analyzing cultural competence.
- Apply the principles for building the groundwork for diversity in a given scenario.
- Match the principles for building the groundwork for diversity with examples.
- Apply the steps for launching a diversity initiative in a hypothetical situation.
- Match the steps for launching a diversity initiative with examples.
- Identify the benefits associated with a successful diversity initiative.
- Identify examples of three key factors organizations can use to achieve success through their diversity program.
- Match diversity metrics with examples.
- Identify examples of the strategic areas for improving the standing of diversity initiatives.
Employees, managers, and executives seeking an overview and an understanding of diversity in the workplace