Course Overview

As a leader, what is your role in fostering inclusion in the workplace? This answer is easy - your role and goal is to create cultures of belonging where everyone can thrive. In a world where the talent pool is becoming increasingly diverse and the global workforce is changing, it’s more important than ever for leaders to truly understand how to support inclusion. Leaders within organizations should possess specific competencies and traits to demonstrate genuine and authentic leadership. Inclusion is about actions, behaviors, and the leadership capability to bring diversity to life. This course, along with exercises and discussion, will identify leadership competencies, strategies and methods to foster inclusion in the workplace where all employees thrive and have a true sense of belonging.

Key Topics:

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Minimizing Unconscious Biases

  • The Business Case for Inclusion

  • Core Qualities for Inclusive Leadership

  • Roles and Responsibility of Leadership

  • Strategies to implement and maintain an inclusive culture


  • Gain awareness to understand Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion topics, including unconscious bias and microaggressions and why it matters.
  • Understand how to Implement a set of strategies to work toward becoming an inclusive leader and fostering inclusion in the workplace.
  • Explore strategies on how to approach, have open and honest conversations, and value differences to appropriately foster a sense of belonging as a leader.
  • Identify six signature traits and competencies of an inclusive leader
  • Identify methods to implement that will encourage all employees to thrive in the workplace.

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Nov 04, 2021
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Registration Fee non-credit $250.00
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HRCI logoHR Professionals: This Program has been approved for 7.00 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

Accountants. This program is approved for 8 CPE credits. Program Level: Basic. Requisite Knowledge: None. Advanced Preparation: None. NASBA Subject Area: Business Management & Organization. Teaching Method: Group-Live.

SHRMlogoHR Professionals: UNC Charlotte is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about SHRM certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

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