Workplace Diversity

$118.00

The great variety of differences between people in today’s work environment comes with opportunities and challenges. Communication, adaptability and change are prime requirements for employees to work together productively and harmoniously. Further, with workplace diversity continually increasing, forward looking companies and organizations see the need to be proactive in successfully developing diverse, inclusive work environments.

This course provides guidelines for defining and managing diversity, understanding Canada’s diverse labour market, managing five generations working together, legal requirements for the Canadian workplace related to diversity and inclusion, knowing the programs for recruiting foreign workers, building an inclusive workplace, and developing a diversity program.

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The great variety of differences between people in today’s work environment comes with opportunities and challenges. Communication, adaptability and change are prime requirements for employees to work together productively and harmoniously. Further, with workplace diversity continually increasing, forward looking companies and organizations see the need to be proactive in successfully developing diverse, inclusive work environments.

This course provides guidelines for defining and managing diversity, understanding Canada’s diverse labour market, managing five generations working together, legal requirements for the Canadian workplace related to diversity and inclusion, knowing the programs for recruiting foreign workers, building an inclusive workplace, and developing a diversity program.

Learning Objectives

After the completion of the Workplace Diversity course, students will have developed the following knowledge and strategies:

  • Understanding the meaning of diversity
  • Understanding that diversity defines Canadian workplaces
  • To welcome and benefit from diversity
  • Identify the three steps for managing diversity
  • Understand that Canada’s workforce has five generations working together
  • The moral and legal considerations of workplace equality in Canada
  • Knowledge of employee rights and responsibilities as a member of Canada’s work force
  • Knowledge of worker recruitment programs
  • Legal requirements for creating an inclusive workplace
  • Anti-harassment and workplace accommodation policies
  • Employer’s responsibilities in dealing with complaints about harassment.
  • Strategies for integrating diverse new hires into the workplace and supporting their needs

Course Outline & Major Topics

  • Advantages and challenges of diversity
  • Generational diversity
  • Inclusive workplaces
  • Harassment
  • New employee integration

*Receive a nationally recognized certificate for participation in this course

Who Should Take This Course?

  • New Hires
  • Production Personnel
  • Supervisors
  • Business Owners

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