When organisations embrace diversity in the workplace the result is greater creativity, innovation and team engagement, which promotes lower turnover, higher performance and increased profits. This online professional development course will help you employ and support a more diverse workplace.
Leading Diversity and Inclusion will give you the skills and knowledge required to create policy and provide training in workplace diversity and inclusion for an organisation.
In this online workplace diversity course, you will learn about legislative requirements, training, managing allegations of harassment and complaints handling processes. You will also learn about diversity planning and strategy, anti-discrimination policy and diversity for selecting and recruiting staff.
You will also learn crucial communication and promotional strategies to enhance diversity and how to create equity and diversity polices, action plans and human resource policies.
On completion of this course, you will feel confident to create, manage and promote diversity and inclusion policies for an organisation.
Unit 1 - Lead diversity and inclusion
Applying diversity policy
Applying diversity legislation in the workplace
Equal employment opportunity policy
Assessing currency and efficacy
Suggestions for improvement
Revising a diversity policy
Diversity training needs
Aims and objectives of diversity training programs
Address training needs
Struggling to work with diversity (challenges and misunderstandings)
Working with diverse groups
Complaint handling process
Using external agencies to resolve complaints
Leaderships behaviours for managing complaints
Promoting workforce diversity
The role of diversity – gaining a competitive advantage
Unit 2 - Use inclusive work practices
Identify individual differences
Organisational policies and procedures
Codes of conduct
Develop plans that incorporate inclusive practices
Document team information
Share skills to support colleagues and clients
Effective teams and team members
Achieving specific objectives
Implement work practices that demonstrate the value of diversity
Assess use of inclusive practices
Using feedback as a tool for improvement
Gathering and evaluating feedback
Improving work practices
Legislative requirements and enterprise guidelines
Concepts of cultural safety and competence
Adjustments that facilitate people with a disability
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support via email;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 30 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $100.00. Printed materials are available for purchase at any time and not require to complete this course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.