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Designed for professionals. Your skills, developed at your pace. Immerse yourself in a blended learning community and start developing your new skills now. Each institute consists of up to 40 hours of required and elective training content that allows you to tailor your learning based on your industry. Best of all, you determine how much time you'll need to complete the program. Choose Fast Track (30 days), Moderate (45 days) or Paced (60 days) to complete.

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Students will learn the basic building blocks of inclusive leadership, like Cognizance of Bias, Collaborative Thinking, Cultural Intelligence, among others. Inclusive leaders face many challenges in the workplace, which is why this institute is design with practical implementation in mind. Our faculty of experienced practitioners will help each student form strategies and plans for their specific context before completing this institute so that each graduate can tackle the challenges of diversity, equity, and inclusion with confidence.

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30 hours of learning content, minimum of 0.5 hours of coaching, 2 hours of contribution and online discussion.

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Developing Emotional Intelligence
0.40 Hours

Developing emotional intelligence is a key to successful leadership. Leaders with a strong mixture of emotional awareness, self-management, and social skills are able to relate better to those around them. Emotionally intelligent leaders navigate relationships more effectively and are more likely to be successful in their personal and professional lives. This course provides an understanding of why emotionally  intelligent leadership is important. It also provides practical, positive techniques for promoting and improving emotional intelligence as a leader within your business environment.

A Manager's Guide to Diversity, Inclusion, and Accommodation
0.50 Hours

Leading and managing employees in an increasingly diverse workplace can be both rewarding and challenging. What are the expectations of employees? What legislation applies to managing people and their requests? What are the consequences of failing to comply? Managers must operate with sensitivity in handling accommodations for disabilities, religious practices, and medical leave. This requires a basic understanding of anti-discrimination and disability legislation, as well as the employer's policies. This course provides an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (as amended), the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other legislation that affects employers' responsibilities in these areas. The course will help managers identify the situations where these laws come into play so that they can respond appropriately to specific requests. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor, Employment, and Employee Benefits Law Group of the law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.

Women in Leadership: Moving Beyond Gender Roles as a Leader
0.40 Hours

Companies that support women as business leaders are more successful. Yet women leaders are often held back by gender-based expectations of their roles and behaviors. Organizations and individuals need to take steps to break out of the gendered mindset to help women become competent, focused, and passionate professionals. In this course, you will learn how to challenge your gender mindset, navigate gender-related differences in the workplace, uncover unconscious bias, and address behaviors that marginalize women.

Aligning Unit Goals and Imperatives
0.37 Hours

Getting your priorities straight, no matter what your role is in your organization, is about keeping a focus on your goals. It requires you to think about the bigger picture, to ensure your department's work effectively supports the vision and strategic objectives of your organization. In this course, you'll learn about the importance of setting strategic, tactical, and operational goals to meet an organizational vision. You'll also learn how to create effective unit goals and align them with your company’s goals and strategy. Finally, you'll learn how to identify imperatives for action that keep you focused on meeting your objectives.

Positive Atmosphere: Establishing a Positive Work Environment
0.43 Hours

A positive workplace is paramount to your organization's long-term success. As a manager, you play a key role in establishing a positive work culture, and noticing when negativity takes the place of positivity. As a leader, you can foster a positive work environment by communicating honestly, respecting, supporting, and engaging others, and maintaining a good attitude. This course will introduce you to best practices for creating a positive work environment. You'll learn the benefits of establishing a positive and engaged workforce, its characteristics, and concrete steps to create one. You'll also explore how to recognize the signs and impacts of negativity, and how to take corrective action if necessary to engage employees.

Leading by Developing People
0.75 Hours

Any leader is only as good as the people they lead, and it is the very rare leader whose team is comprised only of skilled experts at every position. For everyone else, employee development is key for effective leadership. Individual and team development must be a priority for you and your organization when seeking a competitive edge in the marketplace.   In this course, you'll learn how to use motivational factors and actions for developing your team. You'll explore strategies for performance improvement, as well as how to set and maintain high standards. You'll also learn how to overcome common myths about development, and how to mitigate the challenges leaders face in developing people.

Positive Atmosphere: Establishing an Engaged Workforce
0.38 Hours

An engaged workforce creates a positive work environment that boosts productivity, encourages creativity, and helps you engage and retain talented employees. This in turn will make your organization more profitable and innovative, and will strengthen your employees’ work ethic. In this course, you'll learn about the benefits of engaging your workforce and of establishing a positive work culture. You'll learn how to recognize common qualities of engaged employees, understand what drives employee motivation, and recognize commitment challenges. You'll also learn how employee engagement links to the bottom line by reducing turnover.

Embracing Allyship Leadercamp: Session Replay
1.02 Hours

This is a recorded replay of the Embracing Allyship Leadercamp Live session that ran on August 25th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias. " The Embracing Allyship Leadercamp will illuminate how embracing your role as an ally can help you achieve significant and lasting change — as an individual, a team member, and a leader in your organization.

Building Innovation Cultures and Leaders
0.50 Hours

Innovating is the only way to adapt and keep speed with the pace of change in today's business world. Building and supporting an innovative culture is the responsibility of leaders and employees across organizational hierarchies and is aided by an effective change management process. In this course, you'll learn about business innovation cultures and types of innovation leadership. You'll also learn about the importance of experimenting, managing change, and executing a project. Finally, you'll learn how to attract and nurture innovation in your organization.

Building a Leadership Development Plan
0.50 Hours

Creating your own leadership development plan is a significant part of any successful and valuable leadership development strategy. This plan will help ensure you remain focused on what is required to continually grow and develop as a leader. In this course, you'll learn about how to assess yourself as a leader, establish a vision for the future, and identify obstacles to that vision. You'll also learn about practical approaches for setting objectives, identifying appropriate actions, and sustaining your leadership development plan. Finally, you'll learn how to evaluate your plan.

Women in Leadership: Building Your Infrastructure for Leadership
0.57 Hours

Women face unique challenges in the workplace, including the difficulty in balancing work and family. Their experience in running both a family and a career also provides them with unique value and perspective. In this course, you'll learn how to conquer some of the challenges of career and family, including building a support system, overcoming the perfection mindset, and reframing your limiting beliefs.

Leading Inclusively Leadercamp: Session Replay
1.02 Hours

This is a recorded replay of the Leading Incuslively Live session that ran on June 24th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias, "Leading Inclusively" will provide guidance and a safe discussion forum to start you on the journey toward inclusive leadership. You will also gain insights and tools to help you and your organization value and leverage the unique strengths and talents of all individuals.

Understanding Unconscious Bias
0.50 Hours

No matter who you are, you are prey to unconscious biases. To be part of a complex, diverse team you must take steps to overcome implicit and explicit biases and reject social stereotypes. Understanding you own bias, whether conscious or unconscious, is the key. In this course you'll learn about the characteristics of unconscious bias and the nature of buried prejudice. You'll discover how they can inadvertently affect your thinking and decision-making. And you'll learn about the positive things that can happen when you take an anti-biased approach to people and situations in the workplace.

Leading Diversity
0.60 Hours

Diversity is a fact of life in the modern marketplace and workforce. In this course, you'll learn skills to help you manage and leverage diversity for the benefit of the organization.

Removing Systemic Bias from Organizational Culture: Session Replay
1.00 Hour

This is a recorded replay of the Removing Systemic Bias from Organizational Culture Leadercamp Live session that ran on January 26th at 10 AM ET led by Su Joun, Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner. For organizational leaders who want to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in workplace, recognizing and removing systemic bias continues to be a challenge. This Leadercamp will share proven methods to mitigate embedded biases that exist in our organizations, will provide a safe learning environment for assessment, and collaboration, and will allow for ample time for attendees to ask questions.

Facing the Management Challenges of Difficult Behavior and Diverse Teams
0.50 Hours

As a manager, it can be daunting to find yourself in charge of a diverse group, comprised of different age ranges, backgrounds, and experiences. It's inevitable that you'll encounter difficulties. Effectively handling conflict, whether it's team conflict or difficult employee behavior, is essential to productivity and requires developing conflict management skills. This course covers useful techniques and processes for conflict resolution. You'll learn methods for resolving conflict when dealing with an employee's difficult behavior. You'll also learn ways of effectively managing team conflict and understanding and dealing with conflict in the workplace as a whole.

Positive Atmosphere: How Organizational Learning Drives Positive Change
0.42 Hours

If your organization creates a positive learning culture that focuses on developing people, it will not only weather difficult times better than most, but will flourish in an ultracompetitive global market. In this course, you’ll be introduced to organizational learning and its benefits to your organization. You'll examine the role of training, knowledge management, and technology in developing employees, and learn about the pivotal role of the continuous learning. By exploring the essential elements and indicators of a self-development culture, the course prepares you to assess your current workplace and determine how conducive it is to learning. Developing talent will increase your competitiveness and create more satisfied, goal-oriented employees – which leads to a more profitable organization.

Moving from Bias to Inclusion in a DEI Journey
0.50 Hours

An increased focus on the importance of DEI in the workplace has shed light on the fact that everyone has bias. Though it's rooted in human nature, it's important to understand what implicit bias is in order to develop the thoughtful inclusion mindset. In this course, you'll learn about the different kinds of implicit bias and how to recognize them in action. You'll also learn about the importance of committing to thoughtful inclusion in the workplace.

Truth, Hope, and Equity in a Disrupted World: Session Replay
1.22 Hours

This is a recorded replay of the Truth, Hope, and Equity in a Disrupted World Leadercamp Live session that ran on October 20th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias. "  Truth, Hope, and Equity in a Disrupted World is a constructive conversation that calls people in rather than calling them out. There’ll be no finger pointing, blame, or shame. With pragmatic, expert guidance from our world-class coach — and conversations with peers from all over the world — you’ll learn ways to maximize productivity, engagement, and equity for all in your own organization.

Women in Leadership: Mastering Key Leadership Competencies
0.47 Hours

All leaders need to possess certain competencies that help them to be good leaders. Women leaders still face challenges in the workplace, when it comes to being viewed as equally competent to men. By developing key leadership competencies, women can make the best use of both the traditionally feminine qualities as well as those that are traditionally seen as masculine. In this course, you will learn how to build confidence through competence, develop your leadership presence, communicate like a leader, demonstrate your emotional intelligence, and network and connect with other women leaders.

Leading across Cultures
1.00 Hour

Globalization is a reality. Once, only explorers and world travelers needed to be culturally knowledgeable, but now most of us work with people from different cultural backgrounds. Our variations in attitudes, beliefs, and communication styles present daily challenges for business leaders charged with managing across cultures. Managing diversity is now a necessary skill. In this course, you’ll learn about leading diversity. You’ll explore the dynamic nature of cultural intelligence (CQ) and how to grow it and use it to bridge cultural differences. You’ll also discover techniques for motivating, influencing, and managing across cultures, and adapting your own leadership style. Finally, you’ll learn about managing conflict across cultures by identifying and navigating cultural barriers and minefields.

Recognizing and Addressing Micro-behaviors in the Workplace
0.50 Hours

Micro-behaviors are a macro problem. Dr. Alvin Poussaint described the cumulative impact of micro-aggressions as “death by a thousand nicks.” Subtle acts of exclusion – often unconscious – left unchecked will take a toll on your employees. These subtle forms of bias and discrimination often leave people frustrated and lead to decreased productivity. In this course, you'll learn to recognize the characteristics of the different types of micro-behaviors and how to decode the messages they send. You'll also learn to identify when and how to take action to address micro-aggressions, and how to use micro-inclusions as an antidote to micro-aggressions.

Adopting an Inclusion Mindset at Work
0.50 Hours

It's not just individuals who face unconscious biases in the workplace; teams and organizations can also operate with shared institutionalized biases. Ensuring a diverse workplace requires actively participating in and advocating for DEI supports. In this course, you'll learn about the power of inclusion and how to support DEI at work. You’ll also learn the basics of inclusive recruitment and hiring, and what it looks like when a company supports inclusion from onboarding through to retirement.

Workplace Management: Global HR, Diversity, and Inclusion
2.00 Hours

Recognizing and responding to global initiatives, current events, and trends can influence both domestic and global business practices. In this course, you'll learn about human resources in a global context. The course provides an overview of global HR trends and strategies, as well as legal systems and practices. HR's role in globalization is explored, along with approaches for enhancing diversity and inclusion. The content in this course is based on the Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK), 2015 of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). While the course helps learners to prepare for the SHRM-CP/SCP certification exams, it is equally useful for HR professionals who want to develop capabilities for improving their effectiveness in the workplace and advancing their careers.

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Measuring Outcomes and Using KPIs
0.32 Hour

To achieve business goals, you need to boost performance and growth in critical areas. Identifying these areas requires instituting the most suitable performance measurement systems. In this course, you’ll learn how managing performance can be aided by identifying a performance problem using performance measurement systems. You'll also learn how to work with a key performance indicator (KPI).

Creating a Plan for Performance Management
0.30 Hour

Do you know if your team's goals are consistently being met or if employees are always performing at their peak? Do you dread difficult conversations when there's a performance problem that needs to be addressed? Effectively managing performance can help avoid termination of employees and boost productivity at all levels of your organization. Challenging and engaging top performers is key, as these high achievers are very valuable to the company and may terminate their contracts to seek challenges elsewhere. In this course, you'll learn about the factors involved in successful performance management. You'll explore the phases of the performance management process, critical success factors, and key performance indicators. Finally, you'll learn about identifying key job requirements when creating a role profile.

Capturing the Attention of Senior Executives 
0.52 Hour

Does your job require you to communicate critical information to c-suite executives, such as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)? Perhaps you have opportunities to influence executive decision making, but don't know how best to deliver your message. In order to make the most of your communication with senior executives, you need to be prepared. In this course, you'll learn how to shape your message so it's communicated clearly to your organization’s c suite. You’ll discover how to build your credibility with those at the senior level, such as the CFO, CIO, and COO. And you'll explore how to approach and plan meetings with senior executives, and how to make your case – whether it's with an elevator pitch or a formal report.

Presenting Your Case 
2.50 Hour

Have you ever attended a presentation that failed because the presenter was ill prepared or ineffective in his approach? A successful presenter must possess the proper skills to plan and deliver an effective business case presentation and employ strategies to establish and maintain the audience's attention. This course examines the careful planning and delivery of a business case presentation. It focuses on the use of visual aids and handouts in a presentation, the structure and development of a presentation in light of audience needs, and the elements involved in successfully delivering the presentation to that audience.

Data Communication and Visualization 
1.33 Hour

The final step in the data science pipeline is to communicate the results or findings. In this course, you'll explore communication and visualization concepts needed by data scientists.

Maintaining a Cohesive Multigenerational Workforce
0.50 Hour

To manage a multigenerational team, you need to understand the diversity of your employees and apply various strategies to divert conflict between them. If you tap into the potential of this multigeneration diversity, you'll create a more productive, collaborative, and innovative work environment. In this course, you'll learn about differences in approaches to work and communication between the main demographic generations: Baby Boomer, Gen X, and Millennial, also known as Gen Y. You'll also learn strategies to manage your team in a way that ensures team members of each generation feel included, respected, and supported. Additionally, you'll learn how to implement a mentoring program that takes advantage of the varying experiences and perspectives of multigenerational employees.

Global Diversity
0.50 Hour

The modern workforce is as diverse as the world in which it exists, with employees representing an extraordinary variety of abilities, cultures, ethnicities, beliefs, and languages. But not all organizations have the strategic foresight to tap in to the wealth of human capital available to them. Even when there is commitment from leadership, inclusion and diversity goals don't always make it through to the workplace. To leverage the full potential of the workforce, it's important for organizations, managers, and employees to evaluate and improve the ways in which they support diversity and inclusion, and help ensure employees are being treated fairly. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of inclusive workplaces and the benefits of supporting diversity. You'll discover the challenges and barriers to inclusion in the workplace, and learn about recognizing discrimination and bullying. You'll also cover workplace inclusion and accommodation practices, including strategies for promoting inclusion, and how inclusion policies and procedures support employees. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by lnce Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. lnce Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for the contents of this course. Any reliance on the contents of this course as legal advice is prohibited and at the user’s risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.

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