- Leadership development specifically tailored to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) with immediate actionable tools and strategies.
- Equips you to champion and lead DEI and build inclusive cultures in your workplace.
- Program design reflects evidence-based research and industry best practices in DEI and in adult learning methodologies.
- Available on computer, mobile or tablet and includes captioning.
Who should take this program?
Team leaders, people managers, HR and D&I Professionals, D&I Champions, project/program managers, scrum masters
Demonstrate fundamental understanding of what diversity, equity and inclusion means and why it is important for business success
Apply strategies to recognize and mitigate the impact of privilege and bias in the workplace
Examine the traits of inclusive leadership to develop the capabilities to create a culture of inclusion
Gain working knowledge of DEI tools and skills to build equitable practices and transform your workplace
Module 1 - Diving Deeper into Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Learn the foundations with this course! All about diversity, equity and inclusion – what they are, why they are important, the benefits and applicability to your workplace, and how you can champion and advance this important work.
Module 2 - IntersectionalityDig deeper into diversity and intersectionality. Learn the history and background of intersectionality and why it is so important.
Gain in-depth knowledge of sex and gender, race and ethnicity, Indigeneity, anti-racism and anti-oppression, ability, and more.
Module 1 - Power and PrivilegeUncover your personal privilege, detect it in others and in your organization. Recognize how privilege is fundamental to understanding and implementing DEI work and learn how to leverage this knowledge into tangible allyship.
Module 2 - Bias and Bias AwarenessExamine your personal and organizational biases and learn how to combat them in this course. Learn all about explicit biases vs implicit biases, the most common types of biases, the neuroscience behind them, and exactly how you can become bias aware and combat them on a daily basis.
Module 3 - Microaggressions, Discrimination and OppressionLearn and understand what microaggressions (behaviours and statements) are and why it occurs, rooted from discrimination and oppression. Explore the impacts of microaggressions at work. Discover ways to build a more inclusive workplace by minimizing the occurrence of microaggressions and learn when and how to respond to microaggressions.
Module 1 - Leadership Traits, Competencies and ValuesExplore the inclusive leadership traits that will help you thrive in your increasingly diverse work environments. Learn why building these capabilities are an important step in building inclusive cultures and how you can further develop these competencies in your own leadership style.
Module 2 - Inclusive Language and CommunicationsDig deeper into inclusive language as a mechanism for allyship and transformative change. Learn the latest terms, the power and history of language, brand values and marketing, and how you can use language to enact change.
Module 1 - Data and Reporting Best PracticesLearn how to develop KPIs, use internationally recognized metrics, and understand the checklist for reporting on DEI in sustainability/CSR reports. Examine disaggregated data and how it ties into intersectionality.
Module 2 - Transforming Your Workplace & Systemic Change ManagementCombining the key learnings from your coursework, learn how to leverage all the knowledge and skills to lead and champion change, transform your workplace culture and become a recognized DEI leader. This includes how to achieve buy-in, align your initiatives with change management and systems design principles and how to create meaningful and sustainable DEI initiatives in your workplace.
Learn a leading intersectional transformative equity tool that can be applied to ANY type of work in ANY sector. Learn what it is, how to use it, how to customize it to your work, and practice it. This tool has the power to transform your work to become equitable and inclusive and shift your workplace culture for the better. The Equity Tool incorporates knowledge and skills from previous courses and is a tangible tool and process to implement change.
Although the Canadian Equality Consulting team operates all over Canada, we were founded and are based in Calgary. In the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that at our headquarters, we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.