While Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is more than just “race”, race is the first item most people think of. Employers must be prepared to have open dialogue about race and all aspects of DEI including national origin, sexual orientation and disabilities – to mention a few. This session will discuss the meaning of DEI, how to develop and enforce policies and practices while welcoming ideas that just might improve both your employee morale and your bottom line.
Areas Covered During Training:
1.What it means to be Diverse; What it means to be Equitable; What it means to be Inclusive. These are all very different yet are intermingled.
2.Developing a DEI policy and company initiatives to achieve a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. This includes a deep dive of policies and practices from candidate’s attraction to hiring and promotion and employee exits.
3.How to live out your DEI plan in your employee developed company values that align with your vision and mission.
4.Open door policies, manager training and the use of empathy.
Why Should You Attend:
Your company internal and external brand depends on this. Many employees are on pins and needles on how to discuss race in the workplace. This session will help you alleviate the worry about where to start this heated and raw topic of conversation. It won’t be easy but starting the conversation the right way will make it manageable.