Being prepared for an active shooter situation can help individuals to act clearly and decisively at a time when every second counts. This course is a starting point to provide people with the reassurance and empowerment they need to go about their daily activities with confidence.
Gender identity awareness is necessary to ensure equal respect and fair opportunities for everybody. So what does this mean for your organization? While every entity is unique and should consider the needs of their individual workforce, this course provides some basic steps you can take to better increase gender identity awareness.
When discussing gender identity and sexual orientation it’s common to hear acronyms used to reference different groups, orientations, and identities. For several years, the most common acronym was LGBT, however to be more inclusive the acronym has evolved into many different forms. In this course we’ll help you understand the pieces that make up the LGBTQIA+ acronym.
We’ve all been in a situation where someone makes an offensive comment, off color joke, or goes as far as bullying or humiliating someone else. If you ignore these comments or acts it sends a signal that they are acceptable. Instead, use the steps in this lesson to “speak out” so everyone can enjoy a safe, inclusive, and harassment free work environment.
Have you ever really considered why diversity within your organization matters? Instinctively, the answer seems simple. Diversity promotes the idea of different individuals coming together to achieve common goals. Although this may be true, diversity has more advantages than you may realize.
Having a diverse company culture is good for business! Diversity in the workplace promotes inclusion, innovation, and improved retention rates. This course provides 5 ideas for additional ways you can create a more diverse company culture.
A gender-neutral restroom is, when we think about it, a simple idea. We use them in our homes without a second thought. However, in a workplace environment they are a topic of debate. This course will help you understand why gender-neutral restrooms matter and how they work.
Sometimes choices are tough. We second guess our decisions, or stall making one to start with. In this Effective Leader’s Guide for making decisions, learn the steps to make more strategic choices and feel comfortable with the decisions you have made. Using application exercises and a rich multimedia process you will soon be more comfortable in your own skin, and more effective with your choices by applying what you have learned in this foundational online course. This training course will take about 30 minutes to complete and includes: Know Your Values Identify Your Priorities Gather Information Determine the Options Go With Your Gut Commit and Move Forward Evaluate Course Summary and Test
The world is full of conflicting identities. Every day we see identity-based conflicts which create incivility, inequality, and polarization in all areas of our lives. This course will help you understand why identity matters and how an understanding of identity can improve your interactions with friends, colleagues, customers, and society as a whole.
Geography is central to identity and plays an important role in how people make sense of the world. In the global world of today, it is likely that you will come into contact with more and more co-workers, customers, community members and other stakeholders who come from different parts of the country or globe. As this happens, it becomes more critical for you to recognize how geographic identity and biases influence you, your team, and community members.
An inclusive work environment is created by individuals who value each other’s differences – and, are proactive in stopping workplace discrimination or harassment. It’s often difficult to know how to react when witnessing an individual or group of people experiencing any form of discrimination or harassment - but don’t ignore it and walk away! This course will provide three ways you can be proactive about inclusion in your workplace.
Having an understanding of gender and gender identity is important in today’s society. While it feels natural to describe people using the terms we were taught since early childhood, the female-male binary no longer applies to everyone. In this video we’ll discuss what gender identity is and provide some tips for respecting everyone’s deeply held sense of self.
Workplace discrimination is a serious issue. The Equal Employment Opportunity Community reports over 100,000 bias cases annually. If employers are not being proactive they could be held responsible for failing to protect their employees from discrimination. This course provides some ideas of places you can start to protect your staff from discrimination.
Diversity programs and initiatives are continually evolving. Often, organizations face roadblocks when trying to diversify their workforce. This course identifies what these roadblocks could be and provides three of the latest, proven strategies to achieve workplace diversity.
Being in a leadership position early on in your career is exciting. But on the flip side, you can face hurdles, including learning how to manage employees who may be years older than you. Older employees are a talent pool that shouldn’t be underutilized despite the age gap. This video will provide some tips of what to do, and what not do to, when managing older team members.
Workplace discrimination is a serious problem. Understanding the facts about age discrimination will help you make a difference in stopping unfair employment practices. In this lesson you will learn about the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and learn how you can become a part of the solution to helping everyone find and retain gainful employment opportunities.
This lesson provides five strategies for creating a more inclusive work environment. While there is not a specific roadmap to achieve an inclusive workplace, any step you take to further help employees feel valued and respected can greatly benefit your organization. If you already have an inclusion program in place, or are just getting started, these strategies can help your organization be a place where employees from all backgrounds feel welcomed.
It’s natural to chat with colleagues at work and there’s not necessarily anything wrong with a little back-and-forth about political issues. However, those conversations have the potential to go wrong pretty quickly if everyone does not stick to some basic standards. This lesson provides five rules to help keep things civil when having political discussions. These rules can help your team keep from creating an uncomfortable atmosphere when the topic of politics comes up.
When imagining telecommuting, many people envision a relaxed day of working at home in their pajamas. However, this probably isn’t the best approach. Telecommuting definitely offers a lot of freedom, but that doesn’t mean you can ignore your work responsibilities. This course will help you decide if telecommuting is a good fit for you and then provide some strategies for being effective as a remote employee.
Do you look at Feedback as a positive or a negative thing? The truth is, it can be both depending on how it is delivered and how it is received. Feedback is a give and take experience. It is a valuable part of improving business processes, products, services, and even your own personal growth. How you, as a leader, receive that feedback sets the stage for either continued feedback, or no feedback at all. In this course you will learn how to graciously and effectively receive feedback in a way that gets results. You will also learn about the "feedback filter" and how to create a valuable feedback rich environment in your company, division, or team.