CalChamber’s new Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) course aims to help learners become more conscious about DEI and understand its value to an organization’s bottom line; support learners in becoming more self-aware; and identify inclusive leadership behaviors that will ensure a workplace where people can thrive.
This one hour, highly-interactive, computer-based course was crafted by nationally-recognized diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging experts, and designed to help your company create and maintain an inclusive culture.
Research shows that companies with a strong culture of diversity, equity and inclusion typically outperform those that don’t.
Upon completion, participants are eligible for one (1) MCLE, (1) SHRM and (1) HRCI credit.
- What is diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)? What are the benefits of DEI to your company? In today's workplace, employers are realizing the need to diversify their workforces, provide an inclusive atmosphere, and implement strategies to address inequities across the organization.
- More companies agree that an increased focus on DEI will create workplaces that embrace everyone regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, class or ability — because that’s what DEI seeks to achieve.
- In this approximately one-hour course, you’ll learn more about the foundational concepts of DEI and observe real-world examples of workplace interactions that could impede your organization's progress toward becoming more diverse, equitable and inclusive.
- This training’s goals are to:
- Help you become more conscious about diversity, equity and inclusion;
- Help you understand its value to your organization’s bottom line;
- Support you in becoming more self-aware; and
- Identify inclusive leadership behaviors that will ensure a workplace where people can thrive.
Why should your company buy DEI Training?
- Employers can use it to:
- Empower teams,
- Amplify underrepresented voices,
- Attract and retain an enthusiastic workforce, and
- Establish an infrastructure that supports change and promotes professional development.
- Companies with above average diversity in their management teams reported innovation revenue that was 19% higher than that of organizations with below average leadership diversity.1
- 76% of millennials are empowered when they believe the organization fosters an inclusive culture.2
- More than 3 out of 4 job seekers and employees (76%) report that a diverse workforce is an important factor when evaluating companies and job offers.3
Interactive Training with Certificate of Completion for Learners
1. Rocío Lorenzo, Nicole Voigt, Miki Tsusaka, Matt Krentz, and Katie Abouzahr, “How Diverse Leadership Teams Boost Innovation”, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (blog), January 23, 2018, https://www.bcg.com/publications/2018/how-diverse-leadership-teams-boost-innovation.
2. Christie Smith, Managing Principal, Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion, Deloitte, LLP, and Stephanie Turner, PhD., Deloitte Consulting, LLP, The Radical Transformation of Diversity and Inclusion: The Millennial Influence, (Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion, Deloitte Development, LLC: 2015), https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/us/Documents/about-deloitte/us-inclus-millennial-influence-120215.pdf.
3. The Glassdoor Team, “What Job Seekers Really Think About Your Diversity and Inclusion Stats,” Glassdoor for Employers (blog), July 12, 2021, https://www.glassdoor.com/employers/blog/diversity/.