The Leadership of Inclusion

Creating an Organisation that Thrives, Performs and Sustains

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

Inclusion in the workplace leads to creativity and prosperity. In this innovative KC Academy training course, you will learn to recognise and remove the subtle, yet embedded practices, that can impede inclusion in your workforce. Inclusion is about developing a work environment where everyone feels able to participate and achieve their potential.

The business case for inclusion is well-established, and the research shows that good outcomes directly correlate with diverse teams and inclusive workplace environments.

This KC Academy training course will highlight:

  • Work practices to improve inclusion in your workplace
  • Promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace
  • Recognising and removing embedded practices that impede inclusion
  • Challenges and obstacles to implementing an inclusion strategy
  • The business case for inclusive workplace practices

Course details

At the end of this KC Academy training course, participants will learn to:

  • Describe the meaning of inclusion
  • Illustrate how to minimise barriers to a diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Argue the case for inclusion in your organisation
  • Explain how to remove embedded practices that impede inclusion
  • Evaluate your knowledge of different cultures relevant to your business

Participants in this KC Academy training course will receive thorough training on the subjects covered by the course outline with the facilitator utilising a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques.

This KC Academy training course on The Leadership of Inclusion is very participatory and experiential. It involves skill practice in a group setting. Training methodology includes individual, and group activities will intersperse the sessions.  A variety of practical sessions, relevant case studies, simulations, and group games and activities are programmed into this course.

  • An appreciation of the benefits of inclusion in any workplace
  • A focus on the benefits of inclusion practices
  • Improved employee engagement and empowerment
  • Promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace
  • The leveraging of diversity

  • Develop practical, transferable skills and competencies
  • Better understand yourself and others
  • Practical skills in the practice of inclusion
  • Learn about your own unconscious biases
  • Improve your professionalism and practice

This KC Academy training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Human Resource (HR) Professionals
  • Learning & Development Staff
  • HR Business Partners
  • Talent Management Specialists
  • All Leaders, Managers & Supervisors
  • Any professional who needs to develop their skills in inclusion and diversity management

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
The Journey from Diversity to Inclusion
  • The Workplace Context for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Moving from Diversity to Inclusion
  • What are inclusion and inclusive practices?
  • Advantages and Possible Disadvantages
  • Recognising and Eradicating Embedded Practices that Impede Inclusion
DAY 2:
Leveraging Diversity & Inclusion
  • How Unconscious bias Impedes Progress
  • The Business Case Explained
  • How to Leverage Diversity to Maximise Its Potential
  • How to Align the Needs of the Individual with Business Requirements
  • Real Life Examples of Successful Inclusion Strategies and Initiative
DAY 3:
Managing Cross-Cultural Challenges
  • Your Cultural Map
  • The Meaning and Types of Culture
  • Women and Men – Cultural Differences
  • Multi-cultural Teams and Teamwork
  • How to Improve Your Cultural Intelligence (CI)
DAY 4:
Work Practices to Improve Inclusion in Your Workplace
  • The Most Significant Challenges to Implementing an Inclusion Strategy
  • What Gets Measured, Gets Done
  • Upgrading Your HR Practices to Support Inclusion
  • Recruitment Practices Supporting Diversity
  • Training and Development Interventions
DAY 5:
Promoting the Business Case for Inclusion
  • The Business Case for Inclusion
  • Identifying and Involving All Stakeholders
  • Are there any embedded practices that can’t be removed?
  • Presenting Your Case to Top Management
  • Personal Action Planning

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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