HRT6590

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Foundations

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This course provides students with the core skills necessary to examine diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in the global workplace. Students will investigate diversity, strategic alliance partnerships, corporate social responsibility, employee recruitment and development, and the power of diversity within modern organizations.


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UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:

  • Identifying trends in the working-age population, particularly as they relate to emerging trends in DE&I
  • Examining the global demographics trends and the impact on workforce diversity
  • Discussing the educational trends and workforce diversity
  • Describing the differences between equality and fairness in employment
  • Understanding the theoretical perspectives of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Exploring the challenges of managing diversity in the global context
  • Defining diversity management, diversity management paradigms, and the inclusive workplace
  • Discovering the impact of diversity training programs on productivity and business performance
  • Developing effective cross-cultural communication
  • Analyzing how to integrate and apply the DE&I perspective to Human Resources best practices
  • Understanding the theoretical perspectives of discrimination and affirmative action
  • Examining the practical implications of diversity legislation
  • Conducting relevant research appropriate to understanding DE&I development to leverage employee diversity
  • Demonstrating knowledge of ethical issues related to DE&I in a global organization

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