DEI in Remote Work Environments

A 15-minute, self-paced training.

Course Summary 

The recent pandemic has caused a massive, sudden shift to remote work for many companies. This shift impacts efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace, both in positive and potentially challenging ways.

This short, self-paced training is directed at managers, employee resource group members, HR professionals, and anyone invested in DEI work in their organization. It provides an overview of remote work and DEI, ways in which remote work can promote and challenge DEI efforts, and a series of practical strategies designed especially for promoting inclusion in remote workplaces. The course takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

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Advancing DEI at your organization

Our team offers significant expertise on advancing equity and inclusion in the workplace. Our recommendations are grounded in current research and are developed based on discussions regarding your needs and the needs of your employees, your mission and the resources that you can allocate to DEI initiatives. Sample topics include:

  • Recognizing and addressing bias
  • Recruiting and retaining diverse talent
  • Managing difficult conversations
  • Being an ally to women in the workplace (designed especially for men)
  • Growing and enhancing employee/business resource groups and affinity groups

Reach out to us for consultation or custom training at advancingdei@oregonstate.edu.

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Introduction to DEI in the Workplace

This short, self-paced training is directed at people in every type of role and at every level of their organization. It provides a short summary of the research on how successful DEI initiatives advance business goals, the historical context for DEI work, and definitions of several key terms and concepts that are commonly used in DEI literature. The course takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

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Recruiting Diverse Talent

This short, self-paced training is directed at members of search committees, hiring managers, diversity and inclusion professionals, and human resources professionals. The course takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

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