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Developing and Sustaining Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces


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Benjamin Gilmore:

So having a diverse and inclusive workplace means that your business looks like the community in which you operate.

That might mean that you've got people from different genders in different roles at all levels of the business.

It might mean that you've got folks that were born in Australia, folks that were born overseas.

You might have folks coming into work with varying degrees of physical or mental ability.

Professor Sujana Adapa:

Diversity is really important because when people come from different walks of life and from different cultures they bring diversity of opinions, experiences and expertise which if collectively embraced they will contribute to the positive outcomes of businesses and to the country.

Learners will have an opportunity to go through a structured course, and learners will also be offered not only the content but they will go away with a set of tools whereby they can make positive changes
to the existing practices in their own workplaces.

Fi Shewring:

So this micro-credential is very important for companies because it gives them ownership and allows them to embrace and sustain and diversify their workplaces because Australia needs more skilled people.

And so we are actually working to try and open up so that Australia is recruiting from the entire population, not from half of it.

Benjamin Gilmore:

At the end of the day, diversity and inclusion is important because we are a multicultural society.

We're not going to grow our businesses as best as we can if we ignore our neighbours and we can only achieve this by truly embracing diversity and inclusion in our communities and in our workplace.

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Industry Partner

Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen (SALT)

Education Provider

UNE Partnerships

Micro-credential overview

Diverse and inclusive workplaces can create significant benefits for both employees and businesses. These benefits include improving employee engagement and wellbeing, reducing the risk of discrimination and harassment in the workplace, improving productivity, and fostering a strong company reputation that positions a business as an employer of choice. This micro-credential gives learners the opportunity to develop contextualised diversity and inclusion strategies for their own organisation through an interactive workshop format.

Upon completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:

  • identify various types of diversity
  • articulate the importance and business benefits of diversity in the workplace
  • design and implement practical strategies that promote workplace diversity and inclusion
  • design and implement practical strategies that sustain diverse and inclusive workplace environments
  • contextualise recruitment and staff retention strategies to a specific organisational context.

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