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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Hi Diversity!

11 videos (Total 62 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
The importance of Diversity and Inclusion for firms5m
A brief history of diversity in the workplace6m
Key diversity concepts3m
The long and winding road to inclusion5m
Understanding diversity categories3m
Gender diversity7m
People with disabilities5m
Cultural and social diversity6m
LGBT issues around the world and in the workplace7m
Intergenerational diversity8m
2 readings
Course outline10m
Crossword exercise10m
2 practice exercises
The importance of diversity and inclusion for firms2m
Evaluation quiz20m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Categorization and Diversity Perceptions

4 videos (Total 19 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Social cognition and categorization processes5m
The impact of social categorization on how we see others and ourselves5m
Social categorization and social identity5m
3 readings
Related readings10m
How Racist Are You? - Jane Elliott's Exercise10m
Crossword exercise10m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Disrupting with Diversity

5 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
The organizational paradox7m
The diversity and inclusion paradox3m
The tipping point11m
Mobilizing disruption: applying a cognitive method6m
2 readings
Related materials: “Run like a girl” campaign10m
How (not) to react to diversity disruptions: The case of Nitila20m
1 practice exercise
How (not) to react to diversity disruptions15m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Diversity and Inclusion around the World 

5 videos (Total 11 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Japan. Women in the workplace2m
China. Disabilities in the workplace2m
US. The aging workforce2m
Conclusion on Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion3m
4 readings
India. LGBT Case.10m
France. Women in automobile salesrooms at Renault10m
Brazil. A question of color10m
Australia. Majority women in the Management Committee10m
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Top reviews from Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

By JYMar 2nd 2019

This course is an excellent source of Diversity and Inclusion data and helps provide strategies to application for diversity of thought within an organization.

By SVOct 26th 2017

Great course, an eye opener into how diversity is still not utilized enough and how we can help to change that. I look forward to learning more about it.

Instructor

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Junko Takagi

Teaching Professor
Management Department, Chair of Leadership & Diversity

About ESSEC Business School

For over a century, ESSEC has been developing a state-of-the-art educational program that gives the individual pride of place in its learning model, promoting the values of freedom, openness, innovation and responsibility. Preparing future managers to reconcile personal interests with collective responsibility, giving consideration to the common good in their decision-making, and weighing economic challenges against the social costs are some of the objectives ESSEC has set for itself. Its ultimate goal? To create a global world that has meaning for us all. ...

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