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.
Workplace Diversity for Managers will give you the skills and knowledge required to review, implement, manage and provide training in workplace diversity for an organisation. 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.
In this online workplace diversity course you will learn how to communicate and promote diversity within an organisation and conduct research and analysis to address business objectives. You will also discover how to develop new equity and diversity polices, create action plans and learn how incorporate human resource policies.
On completion of this course, you will feel confident to create, manage and promote a diverse workplace culture for an organisation.
Unit 1 - Work effectively with diversity
Challenges and benefits
Cultural awareness and understanding
Law and ethics
Emotional and psychological wellbeing
Body language / appearance
Knowledge skills and experience
Workplace diversity plans
Training and participation
Unit 2 - Manage diversity in the workplace
Review diversity policy
Codes of conduct / practice
Equal employment opportunity
Induction and training
Positive work environments
Ensuring the diversity policy is understood
Communicating and promoting diversity
Updating policy and procedures
Recommendations for enhancement
Review of work place policies
Addressing own prejudices
Sensitivity to diversity
Positive role models
Diversity for selecting and recruiting staff
Addressing differences in a team
Encouraging collaboration and respect
Managing allegations of harassment
Complaint handling process
Promoting work place diversity
Capturing ideas and information
Unit 3 - Develop and implement diversity policy
Importance of diversity
Diversity and business objectives
Research and analysis
Diversity of workers
Develop a new diversity policy
Equity and diversity policy
Develop actions plans
Linking diversity and HR policies
Value of diversity
Presenting and promoting
Policy review processes
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course 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;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 45 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: $150.00. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the 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.