Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Essential Insights
Learn and use critical thinking strategies when analysing information and data sources to improve decision-making, judgement and to find the best solution.
Free for CIPD members and Core Learning Subscribers.
Building EDI (equality, diversion and inclusion) capability helps create inclusive cultures where individuals can thrive, speak up and feel safe. Professionals at all levels can make a positive contribution in the workplace, including supporting leaders and line managers to embed EDI into ways of working.
This Essential Insights course introduces fundamental concepts relating to EDI and its relevance to working lives and organisations. Delivered by a subject matter expert, learners will gain a grounding in key EDI terminology and define why trust and psychological safety are critical. The course also covers practical steps to enhance inclusivity in the workplace so attendees can start applying their learning immediately.
EDI can have a huge impact on personal and professional lives. By deepening their understanding of communities, society and meaningful EDI information, learners will be able to support their organisation’s plans for actionable change.
All CIPD Learning courses will automatically provide you with access to the CIPD Learning Hub, our online learning platform, for 24 months.
The hub will house your course content, as well as useful resources, tools, and a community of professionals that you can tap into to support your learning and continual development.
You already have access to the features and benefits of the Core Learning Subscription, which includes this course, as part of your membership, access it here.
The purpose of this course is to:
- define the key terminology relating to equality, diversity and inclusion
- outline how trust and psychological safety are essential to create an inclusive workplace
- list some practical steps organisations can make take to create a more inclusive workplace.
Is this course right for me?
This course will help people practitioners develop their own understanding of inclusive workplaces and the role they have to play. Aimed at those with little or no knowledge of EDI, the content is ideal for people professionals delivering tactical, focused, day-to-day work seeking a solid grounding in the topic.
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With the CIPD’s Core Learning Subscription, you can access the key learning you require at the point when you need it. Delivered fully online, new courses are added regularly, and content consistently updated to reflect changes in the profession.
|Access to this course for 12 months|
|Access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 24 months|
|All Essential Insight courses – existing and as new courses are added|
|Our eight Core Behaviours Introductory Programmes|
|15% discount on all courses|
|Price||AED 169||AED 579|
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I want to put my team on this course
To develop critical thinking within teams, this course can be delivered to groups of people professionals. Participants will learn together how to wade through masses of information, evaluate without bias and make reasoned business decisions.
If you are looking to place more than four learners onto this course, please contact us to discuss a team solution >
By the end of this course, you’ll have the confidence and skills to:
- recognise common terms used in EDI and use language appropriately
- explain why trust and psychological safety are necessary to create an inclusive workplace
- list a few steps to get your organisation started on the EDI journey or make progress in creating a more inclusive workplace.
Featuring a mix of written, video and interactive content, this course will take 60-90 minutes to complete, including reflective questions throughout. Learners engage at their own pace via the CIPD Learning Hub, a self-serve online platform.
Topic 1: Defining key terms
Topic 2: Trust and psychological safety: the building blocks of an inclusive workplace
Topic 3: Actions over words: practical steps in the journey to an inclusive workplace
There is a short informal knowledge check at the end of the course for the learners to test themselves against some of the key messages. This can be undertaken multiple times.
You will be able to access the course for 12 months from purchase and the CIPD Learning Hub will remain accessible to you for 24 months.