Diversity Training: Celebrating Diversity In The Workplace


  • Describe what diversity and its related terms mean
  • Explain how changes in the world have affected you and your view
  • Identify your stereotypes
  • Use terms that are politically correct and avoid those which are not
  • Apply the four cornerstones of diversity
  • Avoid the pitfalls related to diversity
  • Use a technique for dealing with inappropriate behavior
  • Develop a management style to encourage diversity
  • Take action if you or one of your employees feels discriminated against



“Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is not just the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do.” – Dr. John W. Rice Jr.

More than ever, a workplace is a diverse collection of individuals proud of who they are: their gender, their religion, their ethnic background, and all the other components that make an individual unique. One of the challenges for workplace leaders is how to help these diverse individuals work as a team.

We all know what happens to organizations that don’t have effective teamwork: they fail. And, failing to embrace diversity can also have serious legal costs for corporations.

This one-day workshop will give you ways to celebrate diversity in the workplace while bringing individuals together.

Defining Diversity

  • Defining the Terms
  • Defining Related Terms
    • Affirmative Action, Bias, Stereotype, and Equal Employment Opportunity

How Does Diversity Affect Me?

  • Changes in My World
  • Self-Awareness Inventory
  • Identify Possible Areas for Improvement.

Identifying Stereotypes

  • Finders
  • About Stereotypes
  • Your Experience with Stereotypes
  • Group Exercises

Wise Words

  • Words That Have Become Inappropriate
  • Phrases That are Considered Universally Incorrect
  • Some Basic Guidelines
  • Some Phrases that Have Gone Too Far

The Cornerstones of Diversity

  • About the Cornerstones
  • Four Cornerstones of Diversity Development
    • Knowledge
    • Understanding
    • Acceptance
    • Behavior

How to Discourage Diversity

  • Practices That Discourage Diversity
  • Four Common Mistakes
  • How to Avoid Them

The STOP Technique

  • When Someone is Behaving in an Inappropriate Manner
    • The Four Steps
  • Role Play

Managing for Diversity

  • Simple Things Managers and Employees Can Do To
  • Encourage Diversity in the Workplace

Dealing with Discrimination

  • How to Deal With Discrimination As:
    • A Manager
    • An Employee

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