Here is a template for an employee diversity and inclusion training program:
Employee Diversity and Inclusion Training Program
Briefly describe the purpose and goals of the training program.
Emphasize the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and the benefits to employees and the company.
1. Understanding Diversity and Inclusion
Define key terms related to diversity and inclusion, such as unconscious bias, microaggressions, and intersectionality.
Discuss the importance of acknowledging and valuing differences in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and other characteristics.
Provide examples of the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace.
2. Unconscious Bias
Discuss the concept of unconscious bias and its impact on decision-making and relationships in the workplace.
Provide strategies for identifying and addressing unconscious bias.
Define microaggressions and provide examples of how they manifest in the workplace.
Discuss the impact of microaggressions on individuals and the workplace as a whole.
Provide strategies for responding to and preventing microaggressions.
4. Inclusive Communication
Discuss the importance of inclusive communication and provide strategies for effective communication across diverse groups.
Discuss the impact of language and nonverbal communication on inclusivity.
5. Building Inclusive Teams
Discuss the importance of building inclusive teams and provide strategies for fostering inclusivity.
Discuss the impact of teamwork and collaboration on organizational success.
6. Evaluating Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Discuss the importance of regularly evaluating diversity and inclusion efforts.
Provide strategies for evaluating the effectiveness of diversity and inclusion efforts and making necessary changes.
Summarize the key points covered in the training program.
Emphasize the importance of ongoing efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Provide resources for employees to continue learning and taking action to create a more inclusive workplace.
By signing below, we acknowledge that we have completed the employee diversity and inclusion training program:
[Name of Employee] [Name of Supervisor] Date: Date: