Driving Change: DEI Strategies in the Workplace – Workshop Series

Presented by IPMA-Canada

Driving Change: DEI Strategies in the Workplace – Workshop Series

Description

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In the dynamic landscape of today’s business world, fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace is crucial for sustainable success. ‘Driving Change: DEI Strategies in the Workplace’ is a comprehensive training series designed for HR professionals and business leaders. This program empowers participants to develop and implement effective DEI strategies, bridging cultural understanding and organizational needs. Through a blend of intercultural intelligence, inclusive leadership, and sustainable business practices, this series equips attendees with the skills and knowledge to drive impactful change, enhance workplace diversity, and create a resilient, inclusive culture that aligns with business objectives.

Our workshop series is designed to be highly engaging, interactive, and thought-provoking, ensuring that participants gain not only knowledge but also practical skills for creating inclusive and equitable workplaces. These workshops are designed to be interactive and engaging, suitable for HR professionals and business leaders.

Flexibility to Choose:

Participants have the flexibility to take each workshop individually, tailoring their learning experience to their specific needs and interests. However, we strongly recommend taking all workshops as they are designed to complement and build upon one another, providing a comprehensive and transformative learning journey.

Participants that complete the entire series will earn a certificate of completion, demonstrating their commitment to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplace environment and a copy of Maria N. Drueco, ‘Unhide Yourself.

Workshops

  1. Intercultural Intelligence: Embracing Global Perspectives
  2. Inclusive Mindset: Beyond Stereotypes and Biases
  3. Equity-driven Organizational Analysis
  4. Strategic DE&I Implementation
  5. Talent Management in a Diverse World
  6. Community Engagement and Social Responsibility
  7. Sustainable Inclusivity in Business

Workshop 1

Intercultural Intelligence: Embracing Global Perspectives

This workshop focuses on understanding and appreciating cultural differences and similarities. Participants will develop skills to interact effectively and respectfully with people from different cultural backgrounds.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop cultural self-awareness and understand its impact on interactions.
  2. Gain knowledge of various cultural norms, values, and communication styles.
  3. Learn strategies to adapt communication and behavior in a culturally diverse environment.

Workshop 2

Inclusive Mindset: Beyond Stereotypes and Biases

This workshop aims to deepen understanding of unconscious biases and stereotypes, and how they affect workplace dynamics and decision-making.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and challenge personal biases and stereotypes.
  2. Understand the impact of systemic discrimination in professional settings.
  3. Develop strategies to promote inclusivity and fairness in decision-making processes.

Workshop 3

Equity-driven Organizational Analysis

Tools and methodologies to evaluate and enhance your organization’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze current diversity and inclusion strategies within the organization.
  2. Understand and align with external expectations regarding diversity, equity and inclusion.
  3. Develop actionable plans to improve organizational diversity, equity and inclusion policies.

Workshop 4

Strategic DE&I Implementation

This workshop focuses on transforming diversity, equity and inclusion awareness into concrete actions and strategies within the organization.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Create a roadmap for implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  2. Understand the role of leadership in fostering an inclusive environment.
  3. Evaluate and measure the impact of diversity and inclusion strategies.

Workshop 5

Talent Management in a Diverse World

Explore strategies for attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce, addressing the complexities of managing a workforce that spans various ages, generations, contract types, genders, abilities, and racial backgrounds. The session will delve into the unique challenges and opportunities presented by these diverse groups, including tapping into the potential of retired professionals and contract workers. Participants will learn to navigate these dynamics to create a more inclusive, equitable, and productive work environment.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop holistic recruitment strategies that attract diverse talent.
  2. Implement retention strategies that support a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  3. Foster a workplace culture that values diversity, equity and inclusivity.

Workshop 6

Community Engagement and Social Responsibility

Enhancing the organization’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion beyond the workplace and into the community.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop strategies for community outreach and engagement.
  2. Align diversity, equity and inclusion efforts with corporate social responsibility goals.
  3. Build partnerships with community organizations to support diversity and inclusion.

Workshop 7

Sustainable Inclusivity in Business

Designing a long-term, sustainable approach to integrating diversity and inclusion into all aspects of business operations.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop a sustainability model that incorporates diversity and inclusion.
  2. Understand the long-term benefits of a diverse and inclusive business model.
  3. Create a framework for continuous improvement in diversity and inclusion practices.

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