LIVE ONLINE COURSE
Turn Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging from buzzwords into reality – your employees, customers, and shareholders expect it.
Join Cornell Verdeja-Woodson, a seasoned DEIB professional & thought leader, to bring about impactful change to your organization, first. The world, next.
DEIB proficiency is the new must-have HR skill set. Enhance your professional understanding of key DEIB strategies and models to become a leader within your organization.
Reduce turnover, increase productivity, and enhance team innovation by making your employees’ uniqueness count, benefiting the entire workforce from cognitive diversity.
Become a better DEIB advocate personally and professionally by learning the philosophy of creating a genuine appreciation for everyone’s differences and contributions.
Identify the weaknesses and turn them into opportunities to create a healthy culture of belonging in your organization.
We’re talking both the workplace and the learning experience. Join live online classes to get all the benefits of expert instruction, personalized feedback, and interactive discussions.
Gain valuable insight from effective real-life DEIB initiatives & strategies, organizational change, and adaptation cases.
Learn to ask the right questions, answer them, and identify areas of growth in the interactive peer setting to stay competitive in the field.
Develop your own DEIB strategic plan, gaining real experience with live expert feedback.
History time! You’ll develop a historical understanding of DEIB efforts, critical key terms, and the purpose of DEIB efforts through the lens of the U.S.
Last class covered the U.S. Now it’s time to go global and develop an understanding of the DEIB landscape in other places and identify the connections.
There are many types of organizational DEIB efforts. How do you know which one is the most relevant? This class will teach you how to select and apply the correct initiatives.
Assignment #1: Complete a PWC DEI survey and submit thought-out answers on your organization after reflecting.
What does change look like and imply at a high level? In this class, you will learn how organizations engage in change efforts and discover the different models that help guide internal changes.
Assignment #2: Create an approach for the change you know your organization needs to make.
Strategies make for success. Learn about the purpose of a DEIB strategy, gaining buy-in before a strategy is created, and the components of a DEIB plan.
In this class, you will discover how to assess an organization’s capacity for change and learning, as well as develop a DEIB philosophy.
Assignment #3: Create a list of strengths and roadblocks that will be used in your course project as you assess your own organization’s capacity for learning and adaptation. Then, complete your DEIB vision.
So…You have your DEIB strategy, but where should your focus be? Learn to collect and review data to answer this pivotal question and monitor progress.
Assignment #4: Use your companies data or the provided data for this task. Complete the strengths, opportunities, and roadblocks section of the DEIB strategic plan. Then identify objectives & key results (OKRs).
Let’s take a realistic approach to what you can do while the clock is ticking. Today you will dissect the necessary steps to begin implementing the actions identified in your DEIB strategy.
Assignment #5: Thinking about your current stakeholders, complete the driver, approver, contributor(s), and informed (DACIs) section of the DEIB strategic plan template.
Time to get hands-on! Let’s learn tactics for presenting a DEIB strategy to different stakeholders to gain buy-in.
Your initiatives are only as strong as your stakeholders. In this class, you’ll discover opportunities to engage stakeholders at various levels in your DEIB efforts.
Ready to be challenged? Keep an open mind as you learn what accountability looks like when it’s functional. Examine the different tactics you can put in place to uphold it across your organization.
Assignment #6: Complete two sections of your DEIB strategic plan template.
1) Engagement strategy section
2) DEIB Roadmap/Timeline section
The focus of every DEIB training is to make sure everyone is included and that your business stays afloat. Now you’ll learn to build in-house DEIB educational programs that support business goals.
In this class, students will discover how to create inclusive programs that empower and support all employees, with a particular focus on those from historically marginalized communities. Get ready to develop cutting-edge skills that will help you drive positive change in the workplace!
Assignment #7: Submit your full DEIB Strategic Plan for review.
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"I absolutely love the format! Working through real life scenarios makes it super applicable and easy to translate the learning into practical takeaways. I also enjoy that the assignments are straightforward enough to get through but you can make them more complex to get more learning out of the course. It really is a format where you get out what you put in."
"The group activities, they allow us to interact and exchange ideas, plus the way it is structured is challenging and mind twisting as we collaborate in different parts of the ideation."
"Overall I'm impressed with the level of detail and explanation around particular topics and subjects. There's a real depth to each module which for learning allows the information to stay in your brain."
"I really enjoy the format of the course. Lectures with real life examples and an ongoing case study. Also built in 20 minutes at the end of each class for questions is helpful."
"I enjoyed the structure of the class. I like how we learned about a topic and practiced it in the workshops. It’s helped me to apply what I learned!"