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Leading Inclusively And Equitably Across Differences

A diverse work team

Learn how to build a supportive and inclusive culture

Inclusive leaders maximize their team's potential. According to a 2020 McKinsey & Company study, the most diverse companies are now more likely than ever to outperform the profitability of their less diverse peers. In today's environment, leading inclusively and equitably across differences is a key skill every successful leader must possess. Building a supportive and inclusive culture is absolutely critical. Our interactive half-day session will challenge participants to gain awareness of their biases, including unconscious predispositions. Interactive exercises will provide knowledge, skills, and effective tools for successfully leading diverse teams.

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Course Outline

What will be covered:

  1. Definitions and Background Work
    • Define diversity, equity and inclusion 
    • Explore conscious competence 
    • Discuss the ladder of inference
  2. Barriers to Inclusion
    • Explore Unconscious Bias 
    • Learn about Stereotyping 
    • Identify where one is on the diversity awareness spectrum 
  3. Inclusive Leadership Styles
    • Explore the platinum rule
    • Brainstorm ways leaders breakdown the silos and create inclusive environments
    • Discuss benefits of inclusive leadership
  4. Develop a Personal Action Plan

Learner Outcomes

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Describe the elements of workplace that values diversity, equality, equity and inclusion
  • Explain how unconscious bias and stereotyping impact interactions
  • Develop communication skills that build a trusting foundation for a harmonious and highly performing team
  • Develop a personal action plan


Online (Instructor-led)TBA9:00AM - 12:00PMZoom

Leading Inclusively And Equitably Across Differences Course Information

Contact Hours
3 hours

Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit - $195.00