Course Description

Embracing Diversity: The Colorful Tapestry of Our Shared Humanity

Every individual is a vibrant thread in the intricate tapestry of humanity. Beyond the surface—race, gender, and age—lies a vast spectrum of experiences, beliefs, talents, and aspirations that shape who we are. Whether you're a fierce trailblazer, a serene observer, or an innate leader, your story is woven from the myriad moments and influences that have shaped your journey. Perhaps you hail from humble beginnings or grew up in affluence. Regardless, every chapter of your story contributes to the masterpiece that is you.

Now, picture yourself stepping into a new work environment. As you navigate this space, you discern a monochrome pattern—everyone seems eerily similar, with uniform beliefs and perceptions. Subtle remarks, veiled as humor but deeply divisive, pierce the atmosphere. There's a framed diversity policy, but it's overshadowed by the stark homogeneity around. This environment stifles your spirit, and eventually, you seek fresher pastures.

Transition to a new scene: an eclectic blend of ages, beliefs, races, genders, and backgrounds. Here, every voice is valued, every perspective embraced. You flourish, your talents shine, and productivity soars.

But what differentiates these two realms? The essence lies in two profound concepts: diversity and inclusion. Dive deep into this course to unearth the magic they hold. Understand why they're not mere buzzwords but the lifeblood of a thriving workplace. If you're eager to champion a workspace that celebrates every shade of human experience, this journey awaits you. Join us, and be the change you wish to see!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe why diversity and inclusion are important.
  • Describe personal identity and how it shapes worldview.
  • Summarize cultural awareness.
  • Describe types of diversity.
  • Define what is fairness.
  • Recognize bias and stereotypes.
  • Describe challenges when cultivating a diverse workplace.
  • Summarize social constructs.
  • Describe respect and inclusion and using respectful language.
  • Describe how to foster an inclusive environment.
  • Summarize how to change a non-inclusive environment.
  • Describe why the world needs diversity.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduce Yourself 2 points
Lesson 1 Exam 10 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Lesson 4 Exam 10 points
Lesson 5 Exam 10 points
Lesson 6 Exam 10 points
Lesson 7 Exam 8 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
Lesson 11 Exam 10 points
Lesson 12 Exam 10 points
Lesson 13 Exam 10 points
Lesson 14 Exam 10 points
Lesson 15 Exam 10 points
The Final Exam 90 points
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