Workplace Diversity Training Best Practices

Infopro Learning

The way we work and interact has changed rapidly over the course of the year. The spread of Covid19 caused a significant number of employees to move into remote roles working from home. The global workforce and number of distributed teams is still growing exponentially.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

These days, a lot of social issues have been driven to the forefront of pop-culture and politics. Now is not the time to hope for the best—now is the time to take action. What we do in our company trainings has wide-reaching implications that we must be prepared for.

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What Change Does Diversity Training Bring to Business?

Infopro Learning

The modern workplace is rapidly changing. Due to advances in technology and current events the global workplace is expanding. In a world where distributed teams work across the globe on projects often serving communities in different nations all the time.

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Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

Introduction What is a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program? Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Best Practices Why Mentoring is Crucial to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Next Steps Conclusion.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

How to Support Diverse Learners in Global Classrooms

InSync Training

A Modern Learning on the Air Interview with Beth Yoder and Peter Byebierggaard. Bersin research confirmed what many of us already know: global teams define the modern workforce. Our organizations include diverse teams, connected by innovative technologies. Organizationally learning functions now work in a new standard: multicultural classrooms. Learners bring unique and varied viewpoints to our training events. Global Virtual Classroom

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Expert Guidance: Diversity & Inclusion in Training

InSync Training

Global organizations are the norm now. The boundaries constraining corporate success and competition no longer fall along state, national, or continental borders. Education serves as the true competitive differentiator. Can your learning function adapt to more diverse and international workforces faster than the competition? Modern Learning Modern Workplace Modern Learning on the Air Diversity & Inclusion

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Diverse Characters In Learning Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my post on Name Generators for Learning Scenarios , someone asked, “Does it really matter if we choose John instead of Bob?” “For example does the name have to be of a certain neutrality or a certain ethnicity? What are the latest trends and best practices in regards to gender roles in instructional design materials?” ” I would argue that the diversity of our characters and visuals should reflect the diversity of our audience.

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Building geographically diverse teams

Your Training Edge

Geographically diverse teams are not a recent phenomenon. In more modern times, one company which has morphed to keep up with opportunity and change, is North America’s oldest company, the Hudson’s Bay Company(HBC). Set up in 1670, 99% of the employees were involved in the fur trade and therefore worked in various locations in North America although it was headquartered in England. Solving the Puzzle. This is one of the wrongest notions.

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Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D). So, how can you make the most of AI technology to boost your next L&D strategy? The AI Learning Solutions. The AI’s Impacts on L&D in Companies. Learning Styles.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

12 Ways to Get the Most. this ebook to help you cut through the. We know that the plethora of options out there. can make the process of choosing an authoring. what you need and make the decision easier. the latest Performance Management Maturity Model.

5 Training Strategy Tips for Global Organizations

Infopro Learning

The role of HR professionals is rapidly changing. Many of the traditional HR functions and tasks have become automated giving human resource professionals’ new advisory roles that provides them the opportunity to productively contribute to organizational growth and transformation. Although, they have always played a key role in human capital transformation and employee training, they are now helping organizations adjust to new workplace challenges.

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Exploring a Global Leadership Approach – Mindset, Behavior and Process

Infopro Learning

In response to this growing need many organizations have put leadership development programs in place to equip their high potential employees with the leadership skills they will need for success. The future of leadership development will need to focus on developing global leaders.

Diversity Training – The Importance of Diversity Training in a Workplace

Hurix Digital

With globalization becoming more prevalent, the importance of diversity (D&I) training in the workplace increases multiple folds. Many employees are vocalizing their support for diversity training as they believe it can improve equality in the workplace.

Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

Leadership development, like traditional training and development, faces traditional challenges such as distance, culture, diversity, design and delivery methods, along with budgets and workforces. We are going to take a look at the challenges you may face when implementing a global leadership development program, starting with one of the most obvious challenges: distance. So what can you do to truly train leaders ‘at a distance’?

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How Diversity Boosts Innovation — CoreAcademy

Coreaxis

If you perceive diversity as just a nice HR initiative, stop reading this article. Diversity is not just a quota to be hit or how your company will be perceived based on the percentage of female executives or various ethnicities in your organization.

What is Diversity Training? and Why It’s Important

Infopro Learning

Consider the Following Scenarios: Scenario 1: Austin is a project manager who is tasked with choosing a team for an upcoming project. This project has tight deadlines and will require members of the team to work late hours. Austin first chooses two team leads, Mike and Jeff and asks them for their suggestions on the other team members. When they come up with the list, Austin sees that they have left out women from the teams. What is Diversity Training?

Inclusive Delivery: Ensure Your Blended Learning Strategy Meets Diverse Demands

InSync Training

What do you know about the changing demographics of the United States? Pew Research Center found that, “Americans are more racially and ethnically diverse than in the past, and the U.S. is projected to be even more diverse in the coming decades.” With the U.S. becoming more diverse, and with this shift in the population demographic, comes the need to diversify learning solutions.

GLD 3: Creating a Global Bench

Your Training Edge

After dealing with the challenges of distance and culture, the next challenge for global leadership development is how to create a leadership bench or pool that is truly global in scope. When you took the time to define leadership across the cultures that exist within your organization, you may have also begun to see potential succession patterns developing. The first step is to create the pool or bench.

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GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

All of your best plans for the creation of a global leadership development program may be meaningless if you do not obtain the buy in of key individuals or groups. Any organizational development program needs this buy in and approval, but a truly global program is probably going to require more work on your part; after all, your key individuals and groups are probably just as diverse as your program itself. Use this as a tool to present to the executive group.

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Why Do We Need a Global Training Approach?

InSync Training

More likely than not, your organization now has a global component. Whether you work for a Fortune 50 company with regional offices all around the globe, or a small startup with a single team in a different country, the demographics of your training audience have changed. Jennifer Hofmann, President of InSync Training, recently answered this question during her Virtually There session, Implementing a Training Program Across a Global Organization – A Practical Guide.

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Enabling Global eLearning Across Cultures and Languages

Bottom-Line Performance

Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. We use samples from real projects to help you uncover the best way to meet these challenges in your organization. It’s the most useful way for us to communicate, because people who share the same culture as we do will understand what we mean. But what do you do when your audience is global? Cut the colloquialisms.

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Increasing Diversity with Equitable Training

dVinci Interactive

Research shows that training investments are much greater at the executive levels of an organization. According to Melissa Walker’s research, this imbalanced distribution of training resources can perpetuate a lack of diversity at higher levels of the organization. She believes that by taking a more equitable approach to training, organizations will be stronger and more diverse. The competition for talent continues to increase.

How to Measure Diversity and Inclusion Training Success

Roundtable Learning

The most successful training programs are rooted in solid instructional design and metrics to track learners’ progress. But when you have a complex subject such as diversity and inclusion – how do you know if your program is making an impact? In this article, we will review diversity and inclusion training basics, how you can measure success, and what it takes to be a long-term advocate for diversity and inclusion. HR Reports Based on Diversity.

Talent Development & Diversity are Priceless at MasterCard

dVinci Interactive

Video interview with MasterCard’s Senior Director, Global Talent Management & Organizational Effectiveness, Shantelle Williams. Everyone knows MasterCard as a leading credit card brand but today the company is a leading technology company enabling commerce all over the globe. As MasterCard evolves, it has aligned a talent, diversity and inclusion strategy with its corporate strategy. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at MasterCard.

Thriving in Diversity: Cultural Quotient and the Creative Workplace

Your Training Edge

Having been a resident in Dubai for many years, I have rarely needed to look far to witness diversity all around me. Dubai is a rich and extraordinary mix of people, cultures and languages; our stores are brand names that hail from all over the world; it is possible to eat from any cuisine from any corner of the globe; worldwide businesses have made a home in Dubai. It is the epitome of a globalized environment.

How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program

Continu

If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. According to McKinsey & Company’s Diversity Matters report, companies in the top quarter for gender diversity outperform their competitors by 15 percent and those in the top quarter for ethnic diversity outperform their competitors by 35 percent. It’s important to gain buy-in from the entire company on your new training.

What's the Future of Diversity Training?

The Performance Improvement Blog

I fear that diversity training is losing favor among senior executives and HR departments. What I’m observing might simply be the natural evolution of a workforce intervention, similar to “quality improvement” which has moved from the province of a few experts to the responsibility of everyone in the organization. Now there appears to be a trend, in part driven by cost-cutting and down-sizing, to move away from organized diversity and inclusion programs.

Global Learning Platforms: Top 10 LMS Buying Challenges

Talented Learning

Every LMS buyer faces challenges, but global LMS buyers have the roughest road of all. How can you move through the complexity and make a viable choice? Why Is It So Tough to Choose a Global LMS? Let’s start with the basics. There are now hundreds and hundreds of LMS vendors in the learning technology space. This blurs the lines of differentiation and makes the buying process more complex. Want to learn more?

Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?

Chronus

Ride-sharing has completely transformed the taxi industry. Kodak, who employed over 145,000 people at its peak, has now been outpaced by the likes of Apple, Instagram, Facebook, and others. One of the challenges is groupthink–like-minded individuals’ desire for harmony or conformity results in dysfunctional decision-making, clouding the ability to innovate or think outside the box. Why Diversity Matters.

6 Reasons To Localize Your Global Training Program

QuoDeck

Digitization has resulted in a rising number of global marketplace where the company is no longer limited to a single geographical location but spans several cities, countries and even continents. Hence, it becomes imperative to localize the training process.

Invest in Human Capital Transformation for Global Outreach

Infopro Learning

They can be solved by investing in human capital transformation to train the new global workforce. The increased use of automation and advances in information technology have changed the kinds of jobs that are available. Unfortunately, there are not enough employees in the current workforce that have the skills needed to keep up with this demand. The skills gap isn’t the only challenge disrupting workplaces today.

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Global eTraining Releasing Autodesk 2021 Training

Global eTraining

Global eTraining adding Autodesk 2021 Courses to the ‘GeT Everything’ Library. Global eTraining (GeT) is excited to announce the addition of Autodesk 2021 training to the ‘GeT Everything’ library, beginning with updates to AutoCAD, Inventor, 3DS Max, and FormIt courses. These Autodesk 2021 course updates offers in-depth training on the new tools and features included in Autodesk’s latest software releases. Global eTraining.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management. As a community manager and social business evangelist in a highly distributed and diverse organization, I’ve begun to realize not only the value of but the critical need to understand these aspects.

What Is Diversity Fatigue, Anyway?

CLO Magazine

Diversity fatigue is a term that first emerged in the 1990s when equal opportunity became a major initiative among corporations. According to a 2017 article in The New Yorker , “The Year in ‘Diversity Fatigue,’” the term was used to describe the feelings of stress and exhaustion associated with trying to recruit talent from diverse pools and create opportunities for more diversity within companies.

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MOOCs: Forging Diversity and Innovation

ID Reflections

The world of education, workplace learning, talent development – in short anyone and everyone connected with learning in some way – are talking, debating, evaluating, exploring, and generally trying to wrap their brains around this phenomenon called MOOCs. IMHO, MOOCs, apart from opening up a much-needed debate around the current structure of education and giving the academic world a good shake, has untapped and unexplored potentials.

Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. This was following backlash the makeup giant received after American R&B artist SZA tweeted about Sephora employees accusing her of stealing and calling security on her while she shopped at a California store. locations so its 175,000 employees could complete a four-hour anti-bias training program, also following a racial profiling incident in a Philadelphia store.