The population as a whole is becoming ever more diverse. Naturally, these societal changes are mirrored in the workplace. The most forward-looking organizations recognize the importance of managing a diverse workforce effectively. In turn, those managers who have the skills to lead a diverse team successfully are highly valued. This course describes what diversity is, including its benefits. It also covers how to prepare to manage a diverse team by understanding key diversity issues and setting ground rules. Finally, it delineates techniques for managing a diverse team. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.

This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the benefits of being able to manage a diverse team effectively
  • Recognise strategies for preparing to manage a diverse team
  • Identify techniques for managing a diverse team

Audience

Individuals in a management role at any level, including supervisors, team leaders, professionals, departmental heads, directors, top management, and executives

60 Minutes

365 Days

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