Levin College of Public Affairs and Education
Cleveland State University
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
10/3/2023, 10/10/2023, 10/17/2023, 10/24/2023
All sessions must be attended to receive the Professional Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Registration open through 10/1/2023
FY24 7/2023 to 6/30/2024 - Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Spaces Remaining: 28
Understand the multiple complexities associated with diversity dynamics in the workplace. Create the structures to advance adaptive and transformative organizational culture change. Cultivate a workplace culture that can effectively leverage its diverse talent. Support leaders in becoming sensitive to and skilled in responding to the needs of its multicultural workforce and consumer population. Each week you will study a self-directed module, then meet with your cohort members and two expert facilitators for a group discussion. Upon completion of all six modules and discussion groups, you will receive Cleveland State University Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. *Review the current and historical complexities of diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and belonging. *Understand how the role of 'self' and how 'self' operates, both consciously and unconsciously, to use oneself to influence others in the service of DE&I change. *Explore some of the prevalent psychological tendencies that can produce impediments to an inclusive work environment. *Understand the critical, yet often invisible, the role that power dynamics play and its direct relationship to diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and belonging. *Learn to effectively provide and cultivate an inclusive work environment through an understanding of group dynamics and conflict management skills. *Identify organizational interventions compatible with the culture and level of commitment.
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