Week 1: Why Inclusive Leadership now?
Learn why Inclusion is a key organizational competency and why leaders are responsible for it.
- Unconscious bias and its impact on your perceptions
- Establishing the business case for D&I
Week 2: Who is responsible for diversity and inclusion?
Explore your individual responsibilities for being an inclusive leader.
- Why privilege and disadvantage matter at work
- Systemic vs. individual responsibility, equity vs. equality, bias and “-ism’s”
- Elective: Diversity & Inclusion Statements
Week 3: Adopting an inclusion mindset
Explore the internal mindset shift that all leaders must embrace to lead inclusively.
- Applying the 3 pillars of an inclusive mindset
- Benchmarking where you are at, and planning for tomorrow
- Elective: Taking a deeper dive into humility
Week 4: Practicing inclusive communication
Put your inclusion mindset to work by learning how to:
- Listen actively
- Speak and respond in the right way, and use language to demonstrate your inclusion mindset
- Elective: Increasing your inclusion vocabulary
Post-Program: Applying what you've learned to your role at work
You will receive a four-week plan for applying the inclusive communication tactics you have learned. Each week, you will select a challenge that outlines how to test a new communication tactic in the workplace, and you can communicate with your fellow participants about how your efforts are going.
The program includes takeaway tools such as:
- The Harvard implicit bias test
- Intersectionality wheel
- Privilege quiz results
- Various communication tools