Diversity and Inclusion
We are all influenced by the culture(s) in which we live, but we do not often think about how this impacts our interactions with others. In this micro course, you will reflect on your own "cultural background", including your values and communication styles, and you will come away with skills and strategies that will help you effectively navigate interactions with your colleagues, clients, and others you encounter daily.
February 1-28, 2022, Online
July 1-28, 2022, Online
In this micro course, you will come away with a wide range of strategies for fostering an inclusive culture in your company or organization, or within your department or team. Every workplace or group has diversity, since diversity takes many forms. Learning to value and celebrate the diverse identities and perspectives of others is a crucial component of creating a winning workplace or team.
March 1-28, 2022, Online
"Diversity and Inclusion" is a hot topic in many organizations, but oftentimes it is difficult to move "beyond the buzz words" to action that helps individuals gain a deeper understanding of themselves and of the people with whom they work. In this micro course, you will explore factors that affect your conscious and unconscious thoughts and develop strategies for building empathy and reducing bias in your workplace.
April 1-28, 2022, Online
During this badge program, you will assess your own values and attitudes concerning various types of human diversity; examine the impact of prejudice, discrimination, and bias in professional settings and in society; and come away with strategies for fostering a more diverse and inclusive environments. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: Understanding Diversity to Build Empathy, Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit, and Inclusive Workplace Strategies. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.