Certificate in Organizational Inclusion & Diversity

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REGISTRATION FEE: $1,000

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OVERVIEW

Ensuring that every employee is allowed to put forth their best efforts and truly thrive is essential for long-term organizational success. In an era of increasing divisiveness, creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace is your competitive advantage.

This intensive one-day training program will provide you and your team with the tools you need to eliminate implicit bias in recruiting, hiring, and performance management.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The program will provide organizational leaders, managers, HR professionals, and employees with rich insight into hidden bias and its impact. You and your team will walk away with a new understanding of how to develop and maintain a truly diverse and inclusive workplace.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS GAINED

  • Strategies that will improve organizational effectiveness and innovation
  • Develop the groundwork to build a more inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Eliminate implicit bias
  • Take away a new understanding of how to develop and maintain a truly diverse and inclusive workplace

 

BONUS CONTENT

  • Program manual, including worksheets and templates
  • Engaging learning activities: simulations and case studies, question and answer sessions

 

ADDITIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

Certificate in Workplace Investigations

Conducting a prompt and effective investigation is essential in all organizations.

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Learn more about the Bystander Intervention program.

Gain the skills needed to recognize and interrupt moments of harm or potential harm.

Learn more

 

PROGRAM DATES

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  • All of our classes include strategies to minimize Zoom fatigue and ensure an enjoyable, informative learning experience.

MSU employee discount available. Please contact Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu for more information.

INSTRUCTOR

Tina M. Riley

Tina M. Riley, is an Associate Professor, Associate Director, and Director of Professional Development in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. She holds a PhD in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education, with a concentration in Communications, and a Master of Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University.

Dr. Riley is a results-based educator and executive coach with expertise helping individual leaders, and organizations, achieve their full potential through high-impact communications that build trust and promote inclusion and engagement.

She adopts an engaging and holistic approach to teaching that facilitates learners’ ability to move from theory to practice. Her teaching style makes complex concepts accessible to graduate students and seasoned professionals alike. Dr. Riley teaches academic and professional development classes on a variety of HR and leadership topics including communications, leadership development, managing change, diversity and inclusion, and conducting workplace investigations.

With her passionate and engaging style, Dr. Riley develops and presents customized leadership development programs for both public and private sector organizations, from manufacturing to the Courts. Organizational leaders and HR professionals from across the globe including Bahrain, Cameroon, Canada, Georgia, Nigeria have participated in her workshops.

REGISTRATION POLICY

  • Registration closes 24-hours before the start of the program.

 

ATTENDANCE POLICY

  • Certification is only given to those who attend the entire program and pass the examination.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • FOR VIRTUAL (ZOOM) PROGRAMS

    • Cancellation more than three weeks prior to the program start date: full refund.
    • Cancellation two weeks prior to the program start date: 10% cancellation fee; remainder of program fee refunded.
    • Cancellation after program materials have been posted/provided to participants (normally 2 days prior to program start date): no refund.
    • Cancellation fees may be waived if the participant registers and attends the same program within 12 months. Fees may only be waived once.

MSU reserves the right to cancel programs when enrollment criteria are not met or for conditions beyond its control. Any additional costs incurred by the enrollee of canceled programs are the responsibility of the enrollee.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • MSU's Federal ID Number is 38-6005984
  • Business casual attire.
  • Please, no audio or video recording.

RECERTIFICATION CREDIT HOURS

NOTE: Due to the significant disruptions caused by COVID-19, we are temporarily reducing the number of continuing education credits required for recertification to 14 credits. This reduction applies to recertifications that are due in December 2022.
Recertification

This program has been approved for 7 continuing education credit hours towards Professional Development Program recertification.

Learn more about Recertification

 

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES

  • All course materials.
  • Space is limited, so we advise registering as soon as possible to secure your participation.

 

AWARDING OF CERTIFICATE

  • Certificates are only given to those who attend the entire program and pass the examination. They should expect a notification with their certificate via email two- to three-weeks after the completion of the program.

 

DID YOU KNOW...WE CAN COME TO YOU!

  • You can bring this program on-site for your team or virtually through Zoom. It will lay the groundwork for success, provide a common framework and language as well as incorporate your organizational challenges.

    Contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu to discuss how you can multiply the benefits of MSU programs and save money by bringing this and other programs to you.

Questions?  We would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this or any of our training programs. Please contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu.