The objective of this course is to help individuals examine their assumptions about diversity and to assist them to become more culturally competent.  The course is designed to broaden the students understanding and appreciation of the differences and similarities within and between cultures.  The course will help students identify behaviors that support the valuing of diversity in the workplace and in their personal lives. 

Instructional methods include lectures, discussions, and practical exercises.

  • It’s All About Respect
  • Diversity What It Is & What It Is Not
  • The Value of Diversity
  • The Dimensions of Diversity
  • Understanding the True Nature of American Diversity
  • The “Inclusionary” Personality
  • Concrete ‘Respect’ Operating Principles
  • Diversity Self-Assessment