Develop your attitudes, skills and knowledge of cultural diversity so you're able to create inclusive environments.
Learn how to create a more inclusive world
Many things contribute to an individual’s identity, including race, ethnicity, gender, age, appearance, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, education, and political beliefs. These things, and more, are what make each of us different. So how can we learn to embrace these differences, and celebrate them? Or to put it in a different way - how can we explore and welcome diversity?
This course will help you develop your knowledge and understanding of diversity, equipping you to create more inclusive and open environments that are welcome to all.
What topics will you cover?
- Phases of diversity dexterity.
- Attitudes, skills, and knowledge supporting diversity.
- Unconscious biases.
- Ethnocentric and ethno-relative mindsets.
- Elements of diversity and inclusion.
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts.
- Available now
- 21 September 2020
- 23 November 2020
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:
- Describe stages of diversity dexterity.
- Evaluate unconscious biases.
- Engage elements of inclusion.
- Explore attitudes, skills, and knowledge supporting diversity.
- Investigate ethnocentric and ethno-relative mindsets.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone looking to improve their attitude, skills, and knowledge for effective work with different people. You might be a student preparing for the world of work, or an HR worker or corporate trainer, or you could be a professional working in marketing. You don’t need any prior experience.
Who will you learn with?
Charles A. Calahan
I teach at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA and facilitate the intercultural development of faculty, staff and students. I am a member of the Purdue University Teaching Academy.
Who developed the course?
One of the four best public universities in the US, Purdue delivers an engaging learning experience and a world-class degree.
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