This interactive online skill builder will assist in understanding, recognizing and appreciating that cultural diversity means being different from others and learning how to celebrate those differences once they are identified. The opportunity will be provided to learn and then do something about personal understandings of other cultures. This course will show how to interact with different kinds of people and recognize the benefits that multi-culturalism can bring to our lives. Diversity Awareness is a source of enrichment which can bring a wealth of benefits to every organization.
After successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Create an environment in which individual differences are evident, valued and respected.
- Gain a clearer understanding of various terms and definitions directed to diversity.
- Create a culture where diversity is a driving force, making you more aware of others and your environment.
- Identify your own discomforts with the complex and diverse population that exists within the world.
- Increase your appreciation of differences and enhance your ability to utilize these differences to increase problem solving and innovation.
- Practice skills and principles that will allow you to position yourself proactively in a changing environment.