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Valuing and Understanding Diversity in the Workplace Today

90 Minutes
6 months
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$195. One Participant

Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 6 months ( Access information will be emailed 24 hours after the completion of live webinar)


This webinar will concentrate on the definition of diversity today and the many different aspects of a diverse workforce.

We will cover areas of sensitivity and inclusion as well as legal considerations for protected classes and the business case for diversity. We will explore assumptions, beliefs, generalities, discrimination, prejudice, perception, and stereotypes. We will cover changing demographics and top growth groups, generational diversity, gender differences, and the differences in personality profiles. Our emphasis will be on how to maximize the different talents and perspectives of our workforce and to promote better working relationships. We will include ways to develop or enhance diversity programs, define who is responsible for diversity and give the main reasons why diversity programs succeed or fail.

Why should you attend: Attendees will be able to define what diversity is today and how to work effectively and respectfully in a changing workplace. We will also cover the legal aspects of protected classes as well as how to maximize the benefits of utilizing the different talents and perspectives of your employees to successfully achieve your company's goals. The attendees should gain an appreciation how diversity benefits the workplace.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Definitions of Diversity
  • Organizational culture and practices
  • Changing demographics
  • Protected classes
  • Generational diversity
  • Gender differences
  • Personality differences
  • Religion
  • Individuals with Disabilities
  • Different ways to communication
  • What is considered “politically correct”
  • The business case for diversity
  • Designing a diversity program
  • Factors for success
Who Will Benefit:
  • Chief Human Resource Officers
  • Senior Management Team
  • HR Managers, Directors, and Administrators
  • Diversity Directors
  • Training Directors
  • Supervisors

Marna Hayden is founder and president of Hayden Resources Inc. She has 30+ years in the field of human resource management and is certified as a senior professional in human resources (SPHR). Hayden Resources Inc. provides management and human resources consulting and outsourcing services to small businesses and nonprofits, and specialized services and training to larger organizations. Hayden has held senior offices in the banking, retail, and service industries and is an adjunct faculty member for DeSales University.

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