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