This course examines the impact of gender in the work environment. Students will explore new leadership strategies to help their teams achieve higher levels of performance, and they will develop insight to recognize and navigate gender-based challenges. Offered in the fall semester.
This course examines how research informs workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives at the individual, team, and organizational level. This course is designed to help students examine real experiences of women in the workplace. Students will be paired with working women (i.e., career mentors) to use as a resource to examine questions related to how gender is actually navigated in the workplace. Students will complete a variety of assignments and activities that will examine whether there is gap in how the research on gender bias in the workplace is applied in industry and corporations. Offered in the spring semester.
This course focuses on the management of diversity and inclusion from multiple perspectives (discrimination/fairness; access and legitimacy; learning and integration) and levels of analysis (individual, interpersonal, group, intergroup, organizational; inter-organizational/institutional). The goal of this class is to help students learn how to lead the management of diversity and inclusion through a) improving their ability to lead and work in diverse teams; and b) develop their ability to collaborate with diverse others; c) initiate and implement strategies to foster organizational and team cultural and structural change to improve talent management of diversity in firms.
Navigating diverse workplaces is an important skill every business professional must know and understand. This course allows students to explore diversity issues in work. Leading research experts and industry professionals will discuss current research findings and workplace policies designed to create a more inclusive and equitable work environment. At the end of this course, students will design an action plan to combat diversity issues in the workplace and create an equitable and inclusive workplace for all employees. Offered online only.