ESSEC Business School
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace
ESSEC Business School

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

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Junko TAKAGI

Instructor: Junko TAKAGI

4.7

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
10 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to the start of your learning journey! In this first module, you will start to familiarise yourself with diversity concepts and their relevance in the workplace. First, you will learn about why diversity and inclusion are important for firms, and about the historical development of diversity and inclusion in management. Next, you will be introduced to key diversity-related concepts and issues. Then, you will discover facts and figures for five diversity categories and the challenges that firms are facing to promote the inclusion of these diversity elements into the workplace. By the end of this module, you will have a clear understanding of diversity concepts and their application to different diversity categories.

What's included

12 videos2 readings3 quizzes

Now that you have a solid understanding of diversity and inclusion concepts, this second leg of the learning journey is all about you within an increasingly diversified social context. This module introduces you to how cognitive processes such as social categorization impact what we see and how we react to our social environment. It will help you understand your own and others' perceptions and reactions to difference. By the end of this module, you will have acquired conceptual tools and experiential data in order to analyse your reactions in social interactions in the workplace.

What's included

5 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts

In the previous module, you honed in on your diversity reflexes by first understanding categorization processes, then applying them to your own experiences. In this module, you will go from the individual to the firm setting, and explore the diversity processes that we encounter in organizations. You will be introduced to a method for mobilizing the disruptive force of diversity by building on the self-knowledge that you have acquired in the previous session. You will see how diversity can be leveraged to make us think about how we think, and how it can help us to expand our perceptions and understanding. By the end of this module, you will grasp the challenges of implementing inclusion in the workplace and be able to apply the cognitive method to a diversity case.

What's included

6 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Well done! You are almost there! In this final leg of your learning journey, you will travel to different countries around the world to find out what diversity and inclusion initiatives are being implemented, and to think about their impact. You will also have the opportunity to describe a diversity and inclusion best practice, and thereby develop your skills to look for diversity information in the workplace, to identify diversity and inclusion best practices, and to become more aware of the different inclusion initiatives that are in your professional environment.

What's included

5 videos4 readings1 peer review

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4.7 (324 ratings)
Junko TAKAGI
ESSEC Business School
3 Courses54,805 learners

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