Organizations that lead in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have:
22% lower turnover rates
27% higher profitability
22% greater productivity
39% higher customer satisfaction
We are living through a time of unprecedented uncertainty. As we navigate what the next normal will look like, we have a real opportunity to change the world of work for good - and build workplaces of belonging where EVERYONE can thrive.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion affect every part of a business. No matter how well your organization responds to this moment, the world will be watching for proactive action and real progress in the future.
The DEI Foundations 6-week online course will equip learners with the core competencies they need to meet the challenges of this changing world of work so none of us get left behind.
Developed for people who are new to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, participants will learn what their role is in creating a culture of belonging, and be empowered with the knowledge they need to architect an inclusive and equitable future of work.
This course is for you if:
The next 6-week course begins in Fall, 2020.
Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC) believes in unleashing the power of human potential, embracing diversity, and helping people - and organizations - thrive. The company is on a mission to set a new tone for business, and the world, and to create a more inclusive reality for generations to come by helping organizations create the type of workplace where people no longer feel pressure to downplay aspects of their identity in order to survive; instead, they begin to feel free to bring their full selves to work and motivated to contribute in a way that fuels bottom-line growth.
"Diversity and inclusion must be part of an organization’s DNA and implicit in each employee’s mission. Jennifer Brown Consulting brings fresh insights, girded with real-world examples, to a field in need of reinvigoration." —Former Mayor, City of Houston
"Jennifer Brown Consulting understands the importance of relationship building in challenging microinequities and creating change. They have a genuine appreciation for the need to step out of one’s comfort zone in order to truly live as an agent of change." —Commissioner & Chair, NYC Commission on Human Rights
"This program has helped me synthesize storytelling and listening. We talk a lot about telling, cultivating, and sharing our diversity stories, but I've found that the hardest work and the most transformative work is being able to listen to other peoples'." —President & Founder
Access your courses anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone
Discussion forums where you can interact with other learners and the instructors
Access an extensive resource library that includes worksheets, templates, examples, reading material, and podcasts
Participate in interactive live webinars with Jennifer Brown and other DEI subject matter experts
Videos, quizzes and interactive content designed for a proven learning experience
Course Length: 6 weeks
Estimated Learner Time Commitment: You can expect to spend around 2-3 hours per week reviewing course content material and completing activities and assignments.
LEARN FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
The DEI Foundations Course is designed to increase participants' DEI acumen by orienting them to what diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are all about. Participants will learn about the history of DEI, learn to talk about DEI in a way that is inclusive of all, and explore core concepts that will help them begin to see how they can take meaningful action to support DEI at work. Participants will have opportunities to learn from subject matter experts and peers, and uncover the power of their own stories so they can talk about DEI in a meaningful and engaging way.
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
As a certified woman- and LGBT-owned strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm, JBC understands how important it is to empower leaders to drive positive organizational change and the future of work in today’s rapidly changing business landscape. Our expert DEI instructors and facilitators are on a mission to help inclusive leaders everywhere make a positive impact in their organizations as they embrace their role in creating cultures of belonging where people no longer feel pressure to downplay aspects of their identity in order to thrive.
Claire Tse uses her expertise as a multi-lingual master Organizational Development Consultant to leverage her passion of infusing social neuroscience to optimize team performance.
Her areas of expertise include Unconscious Bias, Global Team Cohesiveness, Cultural IQ, Transgender 101, Influencing Through Storytelling, and Resiliency.
Elfi develops his strategic and facilitation acumen as an Organizational Development Consultant who has lived a life of eclectic and profound experiences that have honed a unique worldview.
He has worked with Fortune 500 clients including Microsoft, T-Mobile, LinkedIn, GlaxoSmithKline, and Capital One.
JEFFERY L. SMITH
Jeffery L. Smith is a dedicated HR executive with a successful track record of improving employee productivity and contributing to employee growth and development.
Jeffery worked as the Associate Director for Global Diversity & Inclusion at P&G where he was instrumental in developing and implementing a global DEI strategy.
Kevin England, Ph.D. is an educator, researcher, and subject matter expert in Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion.
After completing his doctoral studies in Human Capital Management, Kevin launched multiple research programs studying ERG leaders and allies in organizations.
Leaders who create an inclusive culture for their teams see decision-making and collaboration enhanced by 29%
The next course session starts in:
No matter where you are in your inclusive leader journey, the DEI Foundations course will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and guidance you need to prioritize DEI in your workplace and attract and retain top talent and customers.
The next program begins in Fall, 2020.