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Gender Analytics: Gender Equity through Inclusive Design Specialization
University of Toronto

Gender Analytics: Gender Equity through Inclusive Design Specialization

Become an Expert in Gender-Based Analysis. Apply inclusive analytic techniques and human-centred design to generate innovative products, services, processes and policies using intersectional gender-based insights.

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Sarah Kaplan
Karen Sihra, PhD
Chanel Grenaway

Instructors: Sarah Kaplan

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What you'll learn

  • Examine how policies, products, services & processes have gendered outcomes that miss out on opportunities or create needless risks

  • Get comfortable with concepts such as sex, gender, gender identity & intersectionality; and how seeing through these lenses can lead to innovation

  • Learn qualitative & quantitative analytical techniques to uncover intersectional gender-based insights, paying special attention to unheard voices

  • Use human-centred design to create innovative solutions that will help you become a transformational leader

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Specialization - 5 course series

Gender Analytics for Innovation

Course 18 hours4.8 (276 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Recognize ways in which policies, products, services and processes might be implicitly gendered, thus creating inequitable impact

  • Develop fluency in key concepts of Gender Analytics, including language associated with sex, gender, gender identity and intersectionality.

  • Evaluate options for using Gender Analytics to spur inclusive innovation, especially in areas not often considered gendered

  • Identify opportunities to build personal and organizational capabilities to conduct intersectional Gender Analytics effectively

Skills you'll gain

Category: Intersectional Analysis
Category: Gender Based Analysis
Category: Business Analytics
Category: Innovation
Category: Leadership Development

Inclusive Analytic Techniques

Course 28 hours4.8 (74 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand legal & ethical frameworks for collecting, storing, analyzing, and disseminating data to reduce vulnerabilities for marginalized people.

  • Examine how quantitative data is produced, identify gender-related data gaps; & use analytics skills to uncover intersectional gender-based insights

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gain an in-depth understanding of unmet needs using community-based and ethnographic research methods

  • Learn quantitative & qualitative research and analysis techniques; explore how to integrate insights from both types of data to generate insight.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Diversity and Inclusion
Category: Change Management
Category: Leadership
Category: Persuasion
Category: Organizational Culture

Human-Centered Design for Inclusive Innovation

Course 313 hours4.8 (161 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Acquire tools for seeing the world as your users & stakeholders see it, with particular attention to marginalized or silent voices.

  • Identify latent human needs, looking beyond obvious patterns in quantitative and qualitative data to understand underlying drivers and motivations.

  • Reframe problems such that innovative and inclusive solutions may emerge through problem finding and not just problem solving.

  • Learn how to involve users & stakeholders in all stages of design—from ideating to prototyping and testing—& bring a learning mindset to the process.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Change Management
Category: Analytics
Category: Gender Based Analysis
Category: Innovation
Category: Design Thinking

Transformational Leadership for Inclusive Innovation

Course 48 hours4.8 (85 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • See Gender Analytics as an opportunity for transformational leadership, finding ways to be inspired and inspire others with gender-based insights

  • Learn how to plan for resistance and develop strategies for overcoming opposition

  • Organize teams that reflect the diversity of customers and stakeholders and make these differences matter in your work

  • Identify the role of Gender Analytics at each stage of planning and operations in a variety of different kinds of organizations

Skills you'll gain

Category: Creativity
Category: Inclusive Innovation
Category: Prototyping
Category: Innovation
Category: Design Thinking

Gender Analytics Capstone Project

Course 59 hours4.8 (10 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to assess and integrate qualitative and quantitative insights about the needs of stakeholders, customers or beneficiaries

  • Explore approaches for reframing problem statements to get beyond traditional ways of thinking about an issue

  • Practice developing multiple ideas and approaches to the problem, iterating on the problem statement, and choosing one idea to prototype

  • Strategize about the organizational impact for making the idea come to life

Skills you'll gain

Category: Qualitative and Quantitative Data Analysis
Category: Gender Based Analysis
Category: Business Analytics
Category: Stakeholder Analysis
Category: community engagement

Instructors

Sarah Kaplan
University of Toronto
6 Courses20,534 learners
Karen Sihra, PhD
University of Toronto
1 Course2,930 learners

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