Understanding Diversity and Discrimination

This course defines diversity and examines how biases and stereotypes can lead to discrimination in the workplace.

 

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the meaning, related terms and history of diversity
  • Describe the meaning of stereotypes and biases, how they develop and the reasons for your own perspectives which can create barriers to embracing diversity
  • List strategies for overcoming diversity barriers for yourself, in the workplace and in social communities 
  • Recognize how diversity and discrimination can overlap and the resulting discriminatory beliefs and behaviors
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