Leading Workplace Diversity

Training overview
Professional Course
Self-paced Online
6 weeks
From 2,100 USD

Start dates
2,100 USD

Course description

Leading Workplace Diversity

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Rice University.

Be equipped with the skills to attract, select and retain diverse talent through inclusive recruitment and leadership approaches

Who should attend?

This Course Is for You If You Want To:

  • Gain practical skills and an understanding of how to lead workplace diversity
  • Enhance organizational diversity through employee selection and attrition

Training content

Module 1 Why Diversity Matters

Understand the three core imperatives for leading diversity in the workplace.

Module 2 Elements of Bias

Distinguish between various elements of bias and the different ways in which bias manifests in the workplace.

Module 3 Reducing Bias

Learn how you as an individual can reduce the negative impact of bias in the workplace.

Module 4 Attracting a Diverse Workforce

Explore organizational strategies for attracting a diverse workforce.

Module 5 Enhancing Diversity Through Employee Selection

Explore how to implement employee selection processes that cultivate diversity.

Module 6 Maintaining Diversity by Reducing Employee Attrition

Understand how to retain diverse groups of employees by creating opportunities for growth and authentic spaces for diversity to flourish.

Course delivery details


  • 6 weeks excluding orientation
  • 7–10 hours per week, entirely online

Certification / Credits

You'll Walk Away With:

  • An authoritative guide on how to strategically lead diversity in the workplace, based on Dr. Mikki Hebl and Dr. Eden King’s extensive teaching and research.
  • Knowledge of how bias manifests in the workplace and how to apply tactics that reduce its various forms.
  • Organizational and recruitment strategies for attracting, selecting and retaining diverse talent.

Why choose GetSmarter?

  • Data-driven course selection
  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery

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