Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as a Leadership Value (Online)
With the rise of globalization, relevant leaders understand how to adapt to the world’s changing demographics. This online program explores the virtues of fostering a more diverse workplace. Considering the moral imperative to create more equitable teams, it will also explore the business imperative to foster the inclusion required to generate greater innovation. You will learn how to replace the biases and privileges that persist in the business world with the diversity, equity, and inclusion skills leaders need for the future.
Who Should Attend
- People Managers, Functional Managers, Divisional Leaders, and Executives
- Employee Resource Group Leaders
- Human Resource Practitioners
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leaders
Continuing Education Units
This course provides 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
How You Will Benefit
- Articulate the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion moral and business case for resistant stakeholders
- Examine biases and how to manage them
- Identify privileges in the workplace
- Practice ways to use privilege to elevate others
- Survey techniques for intervening when exclusionary behavior arises
|Module 1 – Making the Argument|
|Module 2 – Developing Authentic Leadership|
|Module 3 – Using Your Power|
Deanna Singh is a business consultant, speaker, and podcaster who is internationally recognized for her work in leadership, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Deanna helps her clients create more equitable and inclusive work environments and engage more authentically within their internal and external communities.
A gifted communicator, she is a champion for marginalized communities through her work. Her podcast, “Uplifting Impact” with a focus on looking at the intersection of leadership and diversity, equity, and inclusion, focuses on solutions and is directed at people who want to break the status quo.
Deanna earned her Bachelor of Arts in urban studies from Fordham University, a J.D. from Georgetown University, a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and certification in diversity, equity, and inclusion from Cornell University.
Justin Ponder is a professor who teaches courses on ethnic studies, African-American studies, and ethnic minority literature. He has been published in numerous journals and books on the issue of race and identity politics, exploring ways to bridge the gap between who we are and who we must become to achieve a more equitable world for others.
He has helped organizations and leaders consider connections between the historical past, the social present, and a more just future. He knows how to masterfully weave the academic with the practical and the political with the personal so people can better appreciate the complexity of the issues while finding clarity about their responsibilities. In his work on diversity, equity, and inclusion, he is known for his ability to teach difficult lessons in gentle ways that combine heartbreak and humor to inspire hope.
Justin has a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
Live Learning Sessions
April 12-May 17, 2021
2-6 p.m. CDT
October 18-November 1, 2021
2-6 p.m. CDT