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This module helps to promote a culture that honors, respects, and includes diverse perspectives in your workplace. The content has been designed to provide standard definitions and examples of diversity, as well as highlighting the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

You will notice the underlying theme of females in the engineering workforce and how this underrepresented group sees diversity and inclusion as a way to better educate the unconscious bias many possess.

After participating, you will be able to:

  • Define the importance and benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Identify ways organizations look at workplace diversity and the issues that may surface.
  • Articulate factors that affect female representation in engineering.
  • Describe the demographic groups that make up workplace diversity.
  • Identify the various types of workplace diversity.

The information within this module can help you form the building blocks of cultural competence in your organization—becoming culturally competent is an essential skill for everyone.

After participating, you will be able to:

  • Define the term bias.
  • Identify the difference between bias and stereotype.
  • Recognize bias within themselves and others.
  • Articulate the four patterns of behaviors that prevent women from advancing in the workplace.
  • Discover various ways that organizations can help eliminate bias against women.

The information within this module can help you form the building blocks of cultural competence in your organization—becoming culturally competent is an essential skill for everyone.

After participating, you will be able to:

  • Define the term bias.
  • Identify the difference between bias and stereotype.
  • Recognize bias within themselves and others.
  • Articulate the four patterns of behaviors that prevent women from advancing in the workplace.
  • Discover various ways that organizations can help eliminate bias against women.

The information in this module helps to define the differences between coaching, mentoring, and sponsorship. Furthermore, the information in this module helps form the building blocks of cultural competence for encouraging women to seek the support and relationship that will grow their careers.

After participating, participants will be able to:

  • Identify why diversity matters in engineering.
  • Define the differences in coaching, mentorship, and sponsorship and how each can play a role in your career advancement.
  • Explore the use of different models when seeking business relationships that grow careers and develop unique skill sets.
  • Articulate your role in a coaching, mentoring, or sponsorship relationship.

Examine changes in the business landscape including understanding why more education and experience are needed to navigate through cultural misunderstandings. Learn about examining culture as it relates to the impact on work, the way we communicate with each other for a common purpose, and how a virtual work environment can impact the complexity of communication.

After participating, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate the difference between culture, values, and worldviews.
  • Reflect on your personal iceberg and describe your observable and unobservable characteristics.
  • Describe the difference between communication and language barriers.
  • Recognize verbal and nonverbal communication barriers.
  • Improve cross-functional communication by identifying areas where unconscious bias may exist and eliminate the common causes.
  • Form a structure for team interaction, development, and feedback.

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